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Franklin House, Launceston

#3 of 10 in Museums in Launceston
Architectural Building · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
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.

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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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