Hobart’s GPO was one of the first public buildings opened in Tasmania after Federation. Recently restored, the sandstone building’s famous clock and tower were actually funded through public subscription by the people of Hobart.
Address: 9 Elizabeth Street, Hobart
Open: Saturday 10 November 2018. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL
Highlights: Heritage restoration, see inside the clock.
Tours: 10 am, 10.15 am, 10.30 am, 10.45 am, 11 am, 11.15 am, 11.30 am, 11.45 am, 12 noon, 12.15 pm, 1.30 pm, 1.45 pm, 2 pm, 2.15 pm, 2.30 pm, 2.45 pm, 3 pm, 3.15 pm. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL
Building specs: Type: Post Office. Year Built: 1906. Architect: Alan C Walker
Access details: Tours depart from Macquarie St entry, closed-toe shoes required, adults only as includes steep staircase.