Points of Interest

This places to visit section of the website includes both historical and cultural places of interest, but also sights and areas to see.


Bruny Island

A visit to Bruny Island is a 'must do' for any visitor to Hobart who has a wish to Explore the area thoroughly. Bruny Island has a wide range of attractions, ranging from its unique wildlife, to its history and beaches. Read more


Military Museum of Tasmania

The museum, based in part of Anglesea Barracks Hobart, is the oldest continuously used barracks in Australia. The museum displays British and then Australian Defense force artifacts and history Read more

Address:Anglesea Barracks, Davey St Hobart TAS 7000,
Tel:+61 3 6237 7160
Web: http://www.militarymuseumtasmania.org.au

Port Arthur

Port Arthur is located about 60 k (37 mi) south east of Hobart on the Tasman Peninsula and is one of the best examples of a convict institution in Australia. Certainly, one of the most atmospheric. Read more


Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

The RTBG (abbreviation) are located in a sheltered, landscaped area on the Queens Domain about 2 km from the centre of Hobart Read more

Address:Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens Queens Domain Hobart TAS 7000
Tel:03 6236 3076
Web: http://www.rtbg.tas.gov.au/

Maritime Museum of Tasmania

Situated in the Carnegie Building close to the waterfront in Hobart, the Maritime Museum of Tasmania houses a wide range of artifacts from Tasmania's Maritime history. Read more

Address:16 Argyle Street Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
Tel: +61 3 6234 1427
Web: http://www.maritimetas.org

Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery is located on the corner of Argyle St and Davey St opposite the Maritime Museum and inner harbor. The (TMAG) as it is abbreviated to, is a combined museum, art gallery and herbarium which houses the State Collection of Tasmania. Read more

Address:Dunn Place Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
Tel:+61 3 6211 4134
Web: http://www.tmag.tas.gov.au

Salamanca Place and Square

Salamanca Place and Square Is located in the area known as in Sullivans Cove, the main waterfront area of Hobart. Salamanca is the area known for its market, galleries, theaters, cafes, bars and restaurants, housed within both historic and modern buildings. Read more

Web: http://www.salamanca.com.au/