Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, Hobart

4.7
#2 of 15 in Museums in Hobart
The Mawson’s Huts Replica Museum is on the Hobart waterfront directly opposite Constitution Dock and Mawson’s Place.

5a Morrison Street

Hobart TAS 7000,

Australia

1300 551 422

or

03 6231 1518

[email protected]

OPEN 9am-6pm Nov - Apr

OPEN 10 - 5 May -Oct

Closed Good Friday, Anzac Day & Christmas Day
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Mawson's Hut Replica Museum Reviews
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  • Fascinating accounts, displays and artifacts from Mawson's Antarctic expedition. The introduction from the docent at the front desk was a wonderful bonus.  more »
  • We had a great chat with Emma. She even helped us to find a bakery to have breakfast nearby. This place is a replica of the houses they built. The knowledgeable staff are friendly and the service is g...  more »
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  • Nice little museum outlining experiencing of Antarctic explorers. The entry fee was a bit expensive at $15. Although the quality of the museum is quite good, not sure if it's completely worth it. I'd recommend it to people who a preexisting interest into Antarctic exploration, but otherwise it might be best to give it a miss. Leave at least 1hr to properly explore.
  • Only 50 metres from the waterfront, this is a tourist attraction and conservation project designed to teach people about Masons Antarctica expedition. It is a replica of one of the huts constructed by Douglas Mawson and his team on the expedition. On the day we visited, there was a fabulous volunteer in the hut telling us heaps of information and stories about the expedition and she was very interested. $15 for adults, $12 for concession and $5 for children to enter. Money goes to preserving the original huts in Antarctica.
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