Three days in Hobart offer plenty of time to experience Tasmania’s historic sites, natural wonders, and delicious cuisine. Take advantage of money-saving combo deals and sightseeing passes, spend longer at the sights that interest you most, and customize your itinerary to suit your interests.
Maritime Museum of Tasmania
Open daily, closed Good Friday and Christmas Day
16 Argyle Street, Hobart, 7000
Housed within the historic Carnegie Building, the Maritime Museum of Tasmania displays model ships, maritime artifacts, paintings, and images from throughout the state’s history. Visitors can see models of the ships that docked at Sullivans Cove, hear the stories of the men who sailed in them, learn about Australia’s first explorers, and see the navigational instruments they used.
Things to know before you go
*The Maritime Museum is a must for history buffs and families traveling with kids. *Plan to spend at least 45 minutes touring the museum collection. *The museum is wheelchair accessible.
How to get there
The Maritime Museum of Tasmania is in the Carnegie Building on Argyle Street, across from Constitution Dock on Hobart’s historic waterfront. It’s within walking distance of many other attractions and accommodations.
When to get there
The Maritime Museum is open daily throughout the year from 9am to 5pm, except Christmas Day. The climate-controlled facility is a good option during inclement weather.
Frequently Asked Questions
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What else should I know about attractions in Hobart?
- Mawson's Hut Replica Museum
- Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
- Sullivan's Cove
- Lark Distillery
- St. David's Cathedral
- Parliament House
- Hobart Salamanca Market
- Constitution Dock
- Macquarie Wharf Cruise Ship Terminal (Hobart Cruise Port)
- Hobart Convict Penitentiary
- Battery Point
- St. George's Anglican Church
- South Hobart
- Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
- Queens Domain