Anglesea Barracks

96 – 120 Davey Stret, Hobart, TAS

Saturday, Nov 14

Sunday, Nov 15

Booking required


Architects: John Lee Archer, JC Victor, Richard Turton, Roger Kelsal

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.

Built: 1814

Guided Tour Times on both Saturday and Sunday: 10.00 am, 11.30 am, 1.00 pm and 2.30 pm.

Duration: 1 hour and 15 minutes




Building Type

Army Barracks

Architectural Period



History of Hobart


Level Changes


Uneven Surfaces

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