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Mawson's Hut Replica Museum

Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Fascinating exhibition

This well set up exhibition is worth visiting. The guides are very helpful and the displays are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Significant History

What an amazing place to visit and learn. We had no knowledge of the bravery and tragedy of this... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Melbourne, Australia
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This true replica of the historic huts in Cape Denison - Antarctica - constructed in 1911 by the men of the Australian Antarctic Expedition, led by Dr Douglas Mawson. Constructed by heritage architects and builders, the replica was only made...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Cnr Argyle and Morrison Streets | on The Waterfront, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6231 1518
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This well set up exhibition is worth visiting. The guides are very helpful and the displays are interesting and informative.

Thank 512diannem
Reviewed 4 days ago

What an amazing place to visit and learn. We had no knowledge of the bravery and tragedy of this part of Australian History, an era which should be taught in Australian schools. Take your time here. It took us almost an hour to read our...More

Thank MrKiller21
Reviewed 1 week ago

had the rare opportunity of being shown around by Mr Mawson jn and he was able to give us an in depth knowledge.

Thank Carolanne2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing replica - just like the real thing including some authentic pieces. They even provide sounds like you are there with the Antarctic winds.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the time to explore the replica hut. Staff are well versed in the explorations to the pole and more than happy to answer all questions related to same. Very interesting for adults perhaps a little restricted for children.

Thank Jinxie46
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing gem in Hobart. Such an important part of our history and a fitting tribute to a great Australian explorer. The Mawsons Hut Foundation have clearly gone to great trouble to replicate every detail of the Hut in Antarctica which almost no one...More

Thank MrLeClairMM
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is new and well done, an interesting story. Very small so not a long visit needed. Good if you need to fill in a bit of time, under an hour.

Thank Oz5_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A well organised display giving an insight of how difficult the conditions were for these early explorers. A little claustrophobic but this is to be expected

Thank Phillip J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tim was the volunteer inside the hut on the morning we visited- he was very knowledgeable and welcoming. A lot of information and experience is packed into this small display- it's fascinating to learn how Mawson and his crew lived and worked. Clearly much work...More

Thank OYM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably should have left ourselves a bit more time to make the most of this museum. Really interesting reading and displays giving some great information on what an amazing part of our history.

Thank S R
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Response from Grammar Q | Reviewed this property |
No food outlet at the museum, but an excellent choice of food outlets in the streets nearby!
23 April 2017|
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Response from s c | Property representative |
Adult — $12 Concession — $10 Child (up to 16) — $4 Family — $28
28 February 2017|
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Response from Altairtrek | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Ticket prices Adult - $12, Concession $10, Child 16yrs $4, Family $28. The website can be found on Google but I'm unable to enter it in this app?? Time spent looking at the attraction should be dependant on on your... More