Franklin House in Launceston Tasmania, is a historic house that is preserved by Tasmania's National Trust and is open to the public. Built in 1838 for Britton Jones, it later became a school for boys.Add Franklin House to your Launceston travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Launceston tour itinerary maker app.
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We very much enjoyed our tour of Franklin house ,the volunteers were very knowledgeable and very friendly,it was nice to see the house has been restored so the history isn’t lost.has a very cute... more »
Definitely a hidden treasure, a convict-built home from 1838, with spectacular gardens that became one of the Colony's leading private schools until 1866. It was then privately owned until the... more »
One of the better and more consistent historic houses in TAS I've seen. We had an exceptional volunteer named Margaret D who was informative and seemed genuinely interested in the history and the house, she really made the visit.
We only wandered the gardens but was very impressed by what we saw.
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