96 – 120 Davey Street, Hobart
BOOKINGS OPEN 12PM AEDT, THURSDAY 6 OCTOBER 2022
Architects: John Lee Archer, JC Victor, Richard Turton, Roger Kelsal (1814)
With buildings made of convict brick and local sandstone dating back to 1814, Anglesea Barracks is the oldest military barracks still in use in Australia and includes the country’s only nineteenth-century military prison.
The Barracks precinct is one of Australia’s most significant historical military precincts and includes the Guard House, Military Hospital, the two-storey Soldiers’ Barracks, Drill Hall and Military Gaol, many of which were designed by colonial architect, John Lee Archer. The precinct contains a wide variety of buildings built variously of timber, brick and sandstone.
Tours: Saturday 12 + Sunday 13 November, 10.00 am, 11.30 am, 1.00 pm and 2.30 pm.
Duration: 1 hour and 15 minutes
History of Hobart
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