Beneath the Bank Arcade are the remains of Hobart’s oldest known building. Owner John Short will bring this curious little building’s history to life, and reveal its connection to William Bligh.


Address: Bank Arcade, Hobart

Open: Pre-booked tours only, Saturday 5 November

Highlights: An insight into the history of the building and its ancient basement

Tours: Pre-booked tours 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm (30 min tours). Bookings essential

Building specs: Type: Retail and offices, Built: 1805, 1835, 1860, 1958, Architect: William Collins, Salier & Glaskin