Franklin House, Launceston

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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 had been there but it was over 35yrs ago but we wanted to go back to see it again. The volunteers that work at these historic places have a great knowledge of these historic homes & well as...  more »
  • Nicely presented house with excellent garden. Friendly welcome and introduction from a volunteer who checked in with us to help with any further questions as we went. Some surprising items in 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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