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  • Address: 413-419 Hobart Road Franklin Village Launceston, Tasmaia, Launceston, Australia TAS 7249
  • Admission: $10

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Franklin House Tours

Get a glimpse of what life was like in the early days of Tasmania at the Franklin House. It was built by Britton Jones, a former convict and successful businessman. Franklin House is known for its use of imported Australian Red Cedar. It was also home to one of the colonies leading private schools from 1842 until 1866.

Knowledgeable volunteers are happy to share information, but visitors can explore the house, garden, stables and nearby St. James Church at their own pace. The on-site tearoom gets rave reviews for Devonshire tea and homemade scones.

Practical Info

The Franklin House is maintained and preserved by the National Trust. It is located at Franklin Village, Launceston. It’s open seven days a week. April through September, hours are 9am to 4pm. October through March, operating hours are extended to 5pm. Sundays, Franklin House is open noon to 4pm. It’s closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and Good Friday. Franklin House can be reached using Metro Bus service, numbers 40 and 50 from the City.

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Tasmania Sightseeing Pass:3-Day Flexi Card

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 6 Reviews

See Tasmania and beyond with a Flexi-3 Attraction Pass. It's the smart travel companion for every visitor to Tasmania. The 3 Day Flexi Card is valid for three ...  Read more

Location: Hobart, Australia
Duration: Flexible

From USD $85.11

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