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Address: 47 Dobell Dr, Wangi Wangi, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2267, Australia
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+61 2 4975 4115
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A must see!

It was a great experience walking through Dobell's own home and studio, it feels like he's still here. The set up of the studio upstairs is as it was years ago, and feels very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Jo-Ann X
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a great experience walking through Dobell's own home and studio, it feels like he's still here. The set up of the studio upstairs is as it was years ago, and feels very authentic walking through. It was a great pictorial representation of his life, as his works and legacy were placed around as you tour the house. It's... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

This lovely property is Dobell's own residence and art studio. The furnishings and memorabilia have been left as original (or replaced with near to original). The piano is stunning. The cottage is small and intimate, the volunteer staff are very knowledgeable. They are able to take you through the history of items and the history of the house's occupants, particularly... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

The great Australian artist Sir William Dobell lived in this modest house for many years with his older sister. In fact he helped his father build it as family weekender in the early part of the 20th century. Everything has been left virtually intact from when Dobell died in the house in 1970, including his studio, his dressing room, the... More 

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Bundaberg Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

This lovely older home on the shores of Lake Macquarie is at Wangi Wangi. It has been kept pretty well the way Bill Dobell and his sister had this house when we lived next door to them as a child! I take my hat of to the committee for the upkeep on this home and all of the history and... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2014

Had a wonderful visit to Dobell House - home of the late Sir William Dobell, the famous Australian artist. The home has been beautifully preserved. The staff who maintain and run the "open house" provided interesting stories and humorous pieces of information about the life of this amazing Australian artist. The home did not have any original paintings, but provided... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2014

Didn't realise the house of William Dobell was here, found it on our way up the Coast. Just check the visiting hours first because we got there 10.30am but it didn't open till 1pm.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2013

If you were a tourist you would need your satnav to find it as its on the western side of beautiful Lake Macquarie. Yes it is situated right on Lake Macquarie with views of the lake whilst you are dining. Good selection on the menu so all will be catered for - go for a walk along the lakes shoreline... More 

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Gloucester, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2012

Interested in Australia art . Dobell house is a must visit

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