Best historic sites in Hobart

Check out the top historic sites in Hobart, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Port Arthur Historic Site
1. Port Arthur Historic Site
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46 local reviews
Port Arthur Historic Site
Bus stationTransit stationPoint of interest
Robbie And Drew
The Port Arthur Historic Site is one of Australia’s most important heritage sites and tourist destinations. Lo…
Anne & Terry
Port Arthur is a village and historic site in southern Tasmania. Sitting on the Tasman Peninsula, it was a…
Rosie & Jeff
Port Arthur is about an hour drive from Carlton. Be warned there are many points of interest along the way…
1. Port Arthur Historic Site
1. Port Arthur Historic Site
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46 local reviews
Port Arthur Historic Site
Robbie And Drew
Robbie And Drew
The Port Arthur Historic Site is one of Australia’s most important heritage sites and tourist destinations. Located on the scenic Tasman…
Anne & Terry
Anne & Terry
Port Arthur is a village and historic site in southern Tasmania. Sitting on the Tasman Peninsula, it was a 19th-century penal settlement and…
Rosie & Jeff
Rosie & Jeff
Port Arthur is about an hour drive from Carlton. Be warned there are many points of interest along the way which may delay your journey to…
2. Coal Mines Historic Site
2. Coal Mines Historic Site
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14 local reviews
Coal Mines Historic Site, Saltwater River
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
(03) 6251 2310
Establishment
Glenys Mary
Our favourite spot! Coal Mines Historic Site was, for a period of 15 years, a convict probation station and…
Janice
Owned by Port Arthur Historic Site the coal mine site is where the really bad prisoners were sent. Much…
Jill
The lesser visited historic site on the peninsula is interesting too. Often very quiet and peaceful with…
2. Coal Mines Historic Site
2. Coal Mines Historic Site
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14 local reviews
Coal Mines Historic Site, Saltwater River
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
(03) 6251 2310
Glenys Mary
Glenys Mary
Our favourite spot! Coal Mines Historic Site was, for a period of 15 years, a convict probation station and the site of Tasmania's first…
Janice
Janice
Owned by Port Arthur Historic Site the coal mine site is where the really bad prisoners were sent. Much smaller sit than PA but its free!
Jill
Jill
The lesser visited historic site on the peninsula is interesting too. Often very quiet and peaceful with lovely views over Norfolk Bay.
3. Port Arthur Historic Site
3. Port Arthur Historic Site
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22 local reviews
Arthur Hwy, Port Arthur
Open · Closes 6:30 PM
+61 3 6251 2310
Travel agencyMuseumStore
Sue
A wonderful day trip by car. Enjoy the beauty of Tasmania's clean and picturesque landscape on your drive to…
Miranda
The historic site is a must see for visitors. It is a full day of exploring and learning about Tasmanian…
Bree
An incredible penal colony historic site. Very good guided tours, dramatisations and interactive activities.
3. Port Arthur Historic Site
3. Port Arthur Historic Site
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22 local reviews
Arthur Hwy, Port Arthur
Open · Closes 6:30 PM
+61 3 6251 2310
Sue
Sue
A wonderful day trip by car. Enjoy the beauty of Tasmania's clean and picturesque landscape on your drive to this beautiful and haunting…
Miranda
Miranda
The historic site is a must see for visitors. It is a full day of exploring and learning about Tasmanian early history.
Bree
Bree
An incredible penal colony historic site. Very good guided tours, dramatisations and interactive activities.
4. Port Arthur
4. Port Arthur
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34 local reviews
Port Arthur, Port Arthur
LocalityPolitical
Lynn
Port Arthur is a village and historic site in southern Tasmania, Australia. It was a 19th-century penal…
David
Spend at least half-day or a full-day exploring the open access Port Arthur Historic Site.
Amy
Explore the history of Tasmania at Port Arthur's historic site.
4. Port Arthur
4. Port Arthur
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34 local reviews
Port Arthur, Port Arthur
Lynn
Lynn
Port Arthur is a village and historic site in southern Tasmania, Australia. It was a 19th-century penal settlement and is now an open-air…
David
David
Spend at least half-day or a full-day exploring the open access Port Arthur Historic Site.
Amy
Amy
Explore the history of Tasmania at Port Arthur's historic site.
5. Kangaroo Bluff
5. Kangaroo Bluff
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3 local reviews
Kangaroo Bluff, Bellerive
(03) 6214 8100
FinancePoint of interestEstablishment
Pete And Kat
Kangaroo Bluff Battery historic site, was built in the 1880s to support the Queens Battery (located at the…
Luigi
Kangaroo Bluff Battery historic site, was built in the 1880s to support the Queens Battery (located at the…
5. Kangaroo Bluff
5. Kangaroo Bluff
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3 local reviews
Kangaroo Bluff, Bellerive
(03) 6214 8100
Pete And Kat
Pete And Kat
Kangaroo Bluff Battery historic site, was built in the 1880s to support the Queens Battery (located at the Domain in Hobart) and the Battery…
Luigi
Luigi
Kangaroo Bluff Battery historic site, was built in the 1880s to support the Queens Battery (located at the Domain in Hobart) and the Battery…
6. Port Arthur Historic Site Felons Restaurant
6. Port Arthur Historic Site Felons Restaurant
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7 local reviews
6973 Arthur Hwy, Port Arthur
Closed · Opens in 29 minutes
1800 659 101
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Sylvia
Great food, wonderful outlook over the historic site, good prices, super service.
Jillian
Beautiful higher end Bistro on the Port Arthur Historic Site.
6. Port Arthur Historic Site Felons Restaurant
6. Port Arthur Historic Site Felons Restaurant
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7 local reviews
6973 Arthur Hwy, Port Arthur
Closed · Opens in 29 minutes
1800 659 101
Sylvia
Sylvia
Great food, wonderful outlook over the historic site, good prices, super service.
Jillian
Jillian
Beautiful higher end Bistro on the Port Arthur Historic Site.