English novelist Anthony Trollope once wrote that Tasmania should make jam for all the world. Henry Jones did just that, and now his iconic IXL jam factory is a world class hotel that marries 19th century industrial design with contemporary architecture and an impressive collection of Tasmanian art.
Address: 25 Hunter Street, Hobart
Open: Tours Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 November
Highlights: 200 years of industrial heritage, art collection
Building specs: Type: Converted Warehouses, Factory Buildings and Hotel. Year Built: 1860, 2005.
1860: unknown, 2005: Circa Morris-Nunn