Lady Franklin Gallery, Hobart

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Visit Lady Franklin Gallery, a place of interest to both history enthusiasts and art-lovers. Both a gallery and a museum, this building was commissioned by the wife of Governor Sir John Franklin in 1842, Lady Jane Franklin, to inspire art appreciation among the local residents. Built along the lines of a Greek temple, it has hosted sculptures, paintings, and books over the years. Today the gallery is run by The Art Society of Tasmania and exhibits local amateur art alongside more renowned pieces and themes. To visit Lady Franklin Gallery on your trip to Hobart, use our Hobart trip itinerary builder site .
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  • This building is a wonderful piece of Tasmanian history. I attended the opening of an art exhibition, the building's main purpose, and whilst small it provided a great atmosphere.  more »
  • We went for a walk up the walkway and came back to go to the tour of the Lady Franklin Gallery the tour is great and is one that should be taken in while visiting Hobart.  more »
  • Built on an artistic whim for Jane, Lady Franklin, in 1841 this imitation Doric temple in sandstone is called Ancanthe, Vale of Flowers, and sit incongruously in a small valley beneath Mount Wellingto...  more »
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