Wishlist

As you browse the site, add accommodation, tours, events and attractions to your personalised trip by clicking the heart icon. When you’re done, click the heart icon in the menu at the top of the website to view your wishlist.

Review your list, remove any items you no longer need, then select “View your itinerary” to see your trip on a map, or send it to a friend.

Markree House Museum and Garden

Markree from the garden
Teapot, Dublin c1775
Triton fountain c1930 in Markree's garden
Markree exterior
Markree - Mrs Baldwin's dressing table
Markree, one of Henry Baldwin's tin toys c1925

Markree House Museum and Garden is a hidden gem located in inner-city Hobart. The house, interiors and garden all reflect the influence of the British Arts and Crafts Movement. Markree was designed in 1925 by architect Bernard Ridley Walker for Cecil and Ruth Baldwin. The house contains its original 1910s-20s furnishings together with older portraits and family heirlooms from Ruth Baldwin’s family. Markree’s rare 1920s garden was laid out by Cecil Baldwin in an informal Arts and Crafts Movement style.

Cecil and Ruth Baldwin’s son, Henry (1919-2007), bequeathed the house to the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Markree specialises in the social history and design of the early 20th century.

Ask about our group booking rate and joint ticket with Narryna Heritage Museum, located 200 meters from Markree and offering insights into Hobart life 100 years earlier.
Markree is open Saturdays from October to April. Bookings can be made at other times. See www.tmag.tas.gov.au/markree for details.

Price

Contact

Facilities

Related activities

From $185

Sign up for our mailing list

Subscribe for updates on what's happening in hobart and beyond