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Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts

91 Murray St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6233 7484
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memory lane

It is my local library but enjoy the Allport museum show casing Hobart past. The displays change... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
W3557OOpatrickc
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Hobart, Australia
Traditional Aboriginal Shell Necklaces were Beautiful!

Great day spent looking around be sure to take so bread to drop and find your way out. There are... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Luka L
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Hobart, Australia
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91 Murray St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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+61 3 6233 7484
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

It is my local library but enjoy the Allport museum show casing Hobart past. The displays change regularly so it is a good excuse to wander in and wonder whats on.

Thank W3557OOpatrickc
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Great day spent looking around be sure to take so bread to drop and find your way out. There are many floors much to see so many displays and even some have narratives. They even have free wifi. Make sure you make enough time when...More

Thank Luka L
Reviewed 16 January 2017

It would be easy to miss this gem in the public library but it is definitely worth a visit. The collection is that of a lawyer and his family and left to the state. The art, porcelain, furniture collected over his lifetime are wonderfully displayed...More

Thank Kirkcaldylad
Reviewed 5 September 2016

A gorgeous if smallish museum tucked away on the ground floor of the Hobart Library. Rooms set up as from the Allports' House a lot of detail and attention paid. The family library was wonderful to look at. A very interesting temporary modern art exhibition...More

Thank gilolah
Reviewed 30 August 2016

With a few hours to spare one day, my friend and I decided to go inside for a look and what a surprise it was. I could have stayed there for hours. There's so much detail and care in the way it's set out. Incredible...More

Thank margaret g
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Little museum with "rooms" displaying antiquities from the Allport family dating back to 1700s. Full of charm. Free admission.

Thank Linsey W
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We had heard a lot about MONA but had never had the time to get there. The ferry was good, the trip smooth and MONA itself was simply amazing. Floor after floor of beautiful presentations and attractions. Would highly recommend both the ferry trip over...More

1  Thank GruntaNZ
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Tucked away on the ground floor of the main Hobart Library, many locals would never even know this exists. Wonderful permanent exhibits, in this small museum, and also very good temporary exhibitions, so worth visiting regularly

Thank Marguerite B
Reviewed 29 April 2016

..... or, at least, for those with a more mature taste, or an interest in colonial history! This museum, though almost hidden away in the State Library is, without doubt for me, one of Hobart's highlights, and more than worth at least a couple of...More

Thank geoffriddiford
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Taken by locals to see this great collection of furniture, pictures etc etc. This is the library to do Tasmanian history in depth.

Thank f2s
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