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City Park Radio Museum

43 Tamar Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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this magic place was just inside the gate at city park, engulfed in wisteria flower. lady outside... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
Val G
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Old Bar, New South Wales, Australia
A slice of the past

Interesting to see the old radios and to also get a glimpse of the working radio station... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2017
deirdrem613
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Maynooth, Ireland
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43 Tamar Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

this magic place was just inside the gate at city park, engulfed in wisteria flower. lady outside invited us in and showed us all around (volunteer)took us into the studio, told us how it all worked, overall very interesting do visit

Thank Val G
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Interesting to see the old radios and to also get a glimpse of the working radio station. Presenter on the day we visited was not very pleasant (quite rude) but the lady who showed us around was friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic.

Thank deirdrem613
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The City Park Radio Museum is a hidden gem inside City Park! The entrance is within the park (near the monkey enclosure). Our guide Ian showed us through the museum and working studio. My children (aged 10 & 8) thoroughly enjoyed the tour and the...More

Thank Val_eire75
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is the home of the community radio station for Launceston and a little gem of radio paraphernalia! Don't miss it while in the park area. The station staff are very friendly and helpful too.... YMMV

Thank wing6rider-Australia
Reviewed 7 December 2016

City Park Radio runs this magnificent museum manned by volunteers so donations to the museum are what keep it running! Inside there you will find multiple radios as old as 1930 which becomes a very nostalgic journey to the days of vinyl, and The Swing...More

Thank Evan C
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Visit a fully working radio station! There is also a huge collection of old valve type mantle radios to browse.

Thank davidp0tter
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We discovered this radio station and museum completely by accident and I'm glad we did. It is truely a hidden gem and a must see. Contained within what looks from the outside a charming historical house is a radio museum and fully functional community radio...More

Thank Stephen V
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This museum is at the City Park gardens. Its not often open. Once inside it is a wonderland of radios of all decades, the volunteers are extremely helpful. It is a working community radio station. Out the back is a 160 year old wisteria tree.

Thank Heidi W
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Great experience for my kids and myself. The door open day by gave us the opportunity to visit the City Park Radio. How amazing that so many people feel that our city is worthy of them giving their time to host a radio show. It...More

Thank Jenni L
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

I was meant by a very enthusiastic lady who volunteered at the museum. Very helpful and full of information regarding the museum. The lovely lady then took me to the live volunteer station and I was able to talk with the technician and watch the...More

Thank Donna G
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