Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, Hobart

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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,


1300 551 422


03 6231 1518

OPEN 9am-6pm Nov - Apr

OPEN 10 - 5 May -Oct

Closed Good Friday, Anzac Day & Christmas Day
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  • Very comprehensive exhibition manned by an excellent and knowledgeable guide. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for very authentic representation of how it must have been back in the day.  more »
  • This little museum is housed in a replica hut from Antarctica. There is a great deal of information and preserved memorabilia. The museum is run by a group of dedicated and knowledgeable volunteers...  more »
  • 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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