Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, Hobart

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.7/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web
The Mawson’s Huts Replica Museum is on the Hobart waterfront directly opposite Constitution Dock and Mawson’s Place.

5a Morrison Street

Hobart TAS 7000,


1300 551 422


03 6231 1518

OPEN 9am-6pm Nov - Apr

OPEN 10 - 5 May -Oct

Closed Good Friday, Anzac Day & Christmas Day
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  • This magnificent scale replica of Mawson's Hut is a must. Conveniently located on the waterfront in down town Hobart, why bother going to Antarctica! Plenty of historical information about the hut and...  read more »
  • This small museum was one of the more costly experiences we had while in Tasmania (we being budget conscious travellers!) but with an Antarctic fanatic in the family, we were happy to pay the entrance...  read more »
  • The replica of Mawson's hut gives you a great sense of how tough it would have been for the men who took on early expeditions to the Antarctic. While I am sure it is still difficult, in the 1910s they...  read more »
  • My husband loves anything about Antarctic exploration. I don't like the cold. But this was really great, a replica of a hut decorated from photos of the original, there is a basket sitting on a beam because there was one in the photo etc. So many little details, like the menu on the wall...not penguin again? Well worth a visit.
  • Great staff who take the time to explain the importance Hobart has played in exploring the Antarctic.
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