Victoria Gunpowder Magazine

Carriage Drive and Upper Domain Road, Queen’s Domain, TAS

Tucked away and almost hidden on the Queen’s Domain, the historic Victoria Gunpowder Magazine was built in 1851 with vaulted ceilings and a similarly shaped basement. An extra bay was added in 1861. It was used as an explosives magazine up until 1970.

Group Times on both days: 10 am, 10.45 am, 11.30 am, 12.15 pm, 1 pm, 1.45 pm, 2.30 pm, 3.15 pm and 4 pm.

Duration: 30 min




Building Types

Army Barracks


Architectural Period

Mid-Twentieth Century (1940-1960)



History of Hobart


Level Changes

Uneven Surfaces

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