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Salamanca Place

Salamanca Place

Wonderful collection of old sandstone warehouses now converted to art galleries, craft shops and restaurants. The popular Saturday market from 8am to 3pm is noisy and frenetic with a mix of produce and crafts and a must for any visit to Hobart.
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Maritime Museum of Tasmania

The Maritime Museum of Tasmania contains a comprehensive collection of maritime memorabilia from the early days of settlement in Hobart through to the present. The sea is an important part of Tasmanian life.
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

This is an excellent place to learn about the history of Tasmania, especially the original Aboriginal population and the unique wildlife of the state. The museum also boasts an herbarium.
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Constitution Dock

Colourful marina surrounded by many attractive heritage buildings. It comes alive at New Year when boats from the annual Sydney-Hobart yacht race moor there. The Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, also known as the "Bluewater Classic", is about 630 nautical miles (1,170 km). It is considered to be one of the most challenging yacht races in the world.
Arthur’s Circus

Arthur’s Circus

In the centre of Battery Point there is a quaint collection of tiny old whaling cottages, built in the 1840s, now beautifully restored. There is a unique atmosphere here, mirroring the colonial village of past days.
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Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

The Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens have an impressive collection of over 6,000 native and exotic species set in extensive grounds on foreshore of the River Derwent.
Shot Tower

Shot Tower

Climb the 318-step staircase for stunning views over the estuary of the River Derwent and see how lead shot for firearms was made over a century ago. The Shot Tower is one of Tasmania’s most important historical buildings.
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Narryna Heritage Museum

Beautiful sandstone Georgian mansion containing a treasure-trove of colonial artefacts. A visit to this house gives you a peak into the life of a successful Hobart merchant in the 19th century.
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