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A wonderful visit

We'd been told that Home Hill was worth a visit so dropped in on the day we were due to leave... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
ActRegular_traveller
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Canberra, Australia
Beautiful home

This lovely old home is open for a guided tour at 2pm on most days.....you need to check first... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
D_Walton2013
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Newcastle, Australia
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This fascinating National Trust property was home to Prime Minister Joseph Lyons and Dame Enid Lyons together with their 12 children. Built by them in 1916 Home Hill was the heart of the family's life and contains a rich collection of personal...more
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77 Middle Rd, Devonport, Tasmania 7310, Australia
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

We'd been told that Home Hill was worth a visit so dropped in on the day we were due to leave Tasmania. They only open for tours (2pm, and not every day). We came back for the tour & were the only ones so had...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

This lovely old home is open for a guided tour at 2pm on most days.....you need to check first though. It was a wonderful tour and the house was easy to find with excellent road signage. Plenty of parking.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

This is the home of Joe Lyons, Tasmania’s only Australian Prime Minister. The home has been left, as it was, after the death of his wife. The house is run by volunteers & is heritage listed.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

A lovely property with all original pieces of property belonging to the Lyons. The guide was very knowledgeable and provided us with very interesting Tasmanian and Australian history. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Home Hill was the Former home of Tasmania's only Prime minster of Australia Joseph Lyons and his wife Enid Lyons. The house was home to many discussions that shaped Australia and the world leading up to World War 2 and has a vast collection of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Fantastic place to tour for an appreciation of some early history and what life was like. The volunteers are very helpful in answering questions.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Steve B
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I have seen many Historic Homes and this was for, me, the most interesting yet. The tour guide, Penny, was exceptionally knowledgeable and to be in a real home surrounded by personal objects as left by the Prime Minister Joe Lyons and Dame Enid Lyons...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Home Hill is a national trust property and is the former home of Prime Minister Joe Lyons and his wife Dame Enid Lyons. We were fortunate to have a tour of the home by a knowledgeable and interesting guide. The guide had a passion for...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

I found the place very interesting, the gardens beautiful and the guide informative. It is not a place that would interest children as its basically just looking at the Lyons furniture, family photos and other artefacts. I loved been educated about the Lyons family they...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

I have been here multiple times and its an honour to walk in the former home of Tasmania's only Prime minister. The last time i was here was on a night photography workshop and the staff were friendly and gave us a tour.

Date of experience: October 2016
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