Open House Hobart producers favourite buildings

Colonial Mutual Life – SATURDAY – eminently instagrammable for its stairwell, epic views, multi-coloured tiles, gargoyles and more.

The Commons Hobart – SATURDAY & SUNDAY – meet the architects with a green vision for the future of Hobart. Live music and a photographic exhibition too.

Real Tennis Club – SATURDAY – It’s like the home of backyard tennis only flasher!

Brickworks Design Studio – SATURDAY – another waterfront building refurbished for the future, FREE COFFEE and the place to try your luck if you missed out on walking tours.

Milkman’s Cottage – SATURDAY – award-winning small heritage conversion loaded with moments to enjoy.

Construction House – SATURDAY – a five storey rubber tree and a Max Angus mosaic across the building’s facade – a modernist icon of Hobart.

St George’s Battery Point – SATURDAY & SUNDAY – historic church, tours by one of Hobart’s friendliest rectors, Devonshire tea and a peek inside the colourful rooms of the Handweavers, Spinners and Dyers Guild of Tasmania.

Wrest Point Revolving Restaurant – SATURDAY & SUNDAY – refurbished 45-year-old revolving restaurant atop Tasmania’s tallest building.

Dorney House at Fort Nelson – SATURDAY & SUNDAY – the views, the form, Hobart’s must-see modernist gem.

Hobart Synagogue – it’s the oldest in Australia, convict-built and features trapezoidal windows.

Salamanca Arts Centre – celebrate 40 years of the state’s arts institution with special behind-the-scenes access and performances too.

Rokeby Fire Station – Your chance to visit toy town and meet with Hobart’s friendly firies



Address: Hobart, Salamanca, Battery Point, Sandy Bay, Rokeby

Date/time: Saturday 11 November and Sunday 12 November

Cost: Free