Hobart Town Hall Underground Concourse

50 Macquarie Street, Hobart

Saturday, Nov 12

Architect: Henry Hunter (1866)

Hidden beneath the grandeur of the historic Hobart Town Hall is a dark treasure known as ‘The Underground’. This basement space comprises a hallway and four sandstone rooms including the ex-constable’s room. At the height of its use, the rooms were connected by a tight staircase to the Town Hall Courtroom above. Go underground and explore this intimate cave-like space.

Open: Saturday 12 November, 10 am – 4 pm

Location

CBD

Building Types

Cultural

Government

Intact Interior

Architectural Period

Victorian (1851-1901)

Feature

History of Hobart

Accessibilities

Level Changes

Uneven Surfaces

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