Lady Franklin Gallery, Hobart

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Art Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Visit Lady Franklin Gallery, a place of interest to both history enthusiasts and art-lovers. Both a gallery and a museum, this building was commissioned by the wife of Governor Sir John Franklin in 1842, Lady Jane Franklin, to inspire art appreciation among the local residents. Built along the lines of a Greek temple, it has hosted sculptures, paintings, and books over the years. Today the gallery is run by The Art Society of Tasmania and exhibits local amateur art alongside more renowned pieces and themes. To visit Lady Franklin Gallery on your trip to Hobart, use our Hobart trip itinerary builder site.
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  • Wonderful spot to pop into either during the week or especially on a Sunday when the doors to the hall are open for an exhibition. Originally built by Lady Jane Franklin in 1842 to bring some...  more »
  • Lady Franklin Gallery is a beautiful historic art gallery in Lenah Valley with local art. It is open at 11am- 4pm on weekends and run by volunteers. Definitely worth a visit. And there are some...  more »

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