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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Tasmania

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Historical Places in Tasmania

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    There are few better places to learn about Australia's penal-colony heritage than the Port Arthur Historic Site on the southeastern coast of
    Tours from $21
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    Formerly a workhouse for female convicts in the penal colony of Van Diemen's Land, Cascades Female Factory Historic Site is now a museum list
    Tours from $20
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    Battery Point , Hobart
    Battery Point is named after a battery of guns, which were established here in 1818 as defense against French and Russian invaders. This hist
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    Over 50,000 male convicts attended Hobart Convict Penitentiary between 1831 and 1853. Today, the chapel is a protected historical site. The p
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    Woolmers Estate , Longford
    Built in 1817 and owned by the same family until the 1990s, Woolmers Estate is a World Heritage-listed homestead furnished with period furnit
    Tours from $88
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