Markree House Museum & Garden

145 Hampden Road, Battery Point

No bookings required, just turn up!

Architect: Bernard Ridley Walker (1926)

Markree House Museum and Garden is one of Hobart’s hidden gems. 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 they are blooming marvellous.

Open: Saturday 11 November 2023, 12:30 pm – 3:30 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.


*  On Saturday, 11 November, Open House Hobart asks everyone to observe a minute silence at 11 am for Remembrance Day.


Battery Point

Building Types


Intact Interior



Architectural Period

Interwar (1919-1940)



History of Hobart

Suitable for Children


Level Changes

Stair Access Only

Wheelchair Friendly

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