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Address: 413-419 Hobart Rd, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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It was a spontaneous visit although one we will never forget ! The tour leaders were full of knowledge and very intriguing. The house has so much history and it felt as though we... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a spontaneous visit although one we will never forget ! The tour leaders were full of knowledge and very intriguing. The house has so much history and it felt as though we stepped back in time into that era ! It was absolutely fantastic !

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Launceston, Australia
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a registered Celebrant and have had the priviledge of conducting a wedding ceremony in this beautiful setting. The staff were remarkably friendly and helpful and it was a real pleasure to to work with them.

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Thank Marston111
Youngtown, Australia
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We live local to this and the reason we went was my teenager had to do story on a Haunted House. So we went to see and was surprised to learn the history behind the house. Yes they do say that one on the bedrooms has a ghost, but we didn't see or hear anything.

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Thank skippy1404
Launceston, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Our two prep/one classes went to Franklin House for our yearly excursion. The children loved learning about how people lived well over a hundred years ago. They were intrigued to know what they used and did that was different to what we use and do now. The ladies that run the day are experienced ex-teachers and have a wealth of... More 

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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

The volunteer guides at Franklin are so knowledgeable and interesting we could have talked to them all day. It's worth a visit just for the banter as well as learning about this great Georgian beauty.

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Thank James D
Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Jan and Pam make the visit first class,the history of the house and the enchanting gardens are so rewarding. Top the visit off with a light meal and you have created a memory not to be forgotten

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Thank snozrak
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This was a fantastic place to visit with my mother and the whole place is steeped in history and a fantastic history lesson and the ladies who volunteered there were very helpful and stopped and talked with us for at least an hour and it was amazing to learn about the history of the place thank you Pam.

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Thank Kerris A
Youngtown, Australia
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

It was great learning about how and when it was built and the alleged ghost. Also that it was one of the first schools.

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Thank skippy1404
Launceston, Australia
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

I played croquet. pretty fun stuff. I also saw a bird on a branch. It was pretty. would've loved a cuppa. probably could've got a cuppa.

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Thank meavecampbell16
Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Was on the way from airport to the city. Plenty of parking and ground floor was accessible. Interesting story attached to house

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