Markree House Museum And Garden

145 Hampden Road, Battery Point

Saturday, Nov 13

Architect: Bernard Ridley Walker (1926)

Markree House Museum and Garden is one of Hobart’s hidden treasures. Built in 1926 for Cecil and Ruth Baldwin, the intimate house and grounds reflect the influence of the Arts & Crafts Movement, with hand-finished details throughout. The house contains a rich archive of family heirlooms, including 1920s Tasmanian oak and blackwood furniture by local cabinet makers Coogan and Vallance & Co. Markree’s beautiful garden reveals the influence of leading Australian garden designer Edna Walling. Stop and smell the roses in bloom.

Open: 10 am – 4 pm

Accessibility: The ground floor has good wheelchair and mobility access. Due to the age of the building there is limited mobility access to the first floor and garden.

Location

Battery Point

Building Types

Cultural

Intact Interior

Landscape

Residential

Architectural Period

Interwar (1919-1940)

Features

Heritage

History of Hobart

Suitable for Children

Accessibilities

Level Changes

Stair Access Only

Wheelchair Friendly

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