Army Museum of Tasmania, Hobart
The Army Museum of Tasmania is located within Anglesea Barracks in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. Anglesea Barracks, constructed in 1814. The Barracks is included on the Commonwealth Heritage List.Put Army Museum of Tasmania into our Hobart trip itinerary planning tool to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Hobart.
The museum is located in the military gaol which was built in 1847. The building has undergone few changes from when it was built despite its multiple uses, including as a girls reformatory, a married quarter, a store and offices.
Displays include items from the colonial period when the British Army occupied the barracks to the current operational deployments with a focus on Tasmanian servicemen and women within the Australian Defence Force.
Army Museum of Tasmania Reviews
Took my brother in law to the oldest military barracks in Australia. We arrived in time to be taken on a guided tour of the barracks and hear the history of the of the colony. Seeing the only military... more »
I very much wanted to see this and was dropped off at the barracks at around 11.45am. The Museum opens at 9am and closes at 1.00pm. Having made my way to the Museum entrance I found it firmly locked. ... more »
So glad we got to visit here my family and I really enjoyed the day, We were really happy with the information of the history given to us, lovely people around to talk to.
$5 entry. Excellent exhibits throughout the gaol in cells and offices. Volunteer (Peter) was wonderfully knowledgeable about the building and the whole barracks history. Fascinating to walk among the historic barrack buildings (still operating) afterwards.
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