Lawrence House Museum

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Delightful local museum, situated in a fine Georgian house, contains themed rooms on 3 floors & a wonderful garden with fine views, ideal for picnics on fine days.

Rooms feature local history, Launceston at war, a scale model of the old Southern Railway Station, a toy room with toys to play with and one dedicated to Launceston’s famous sons,: John Couch Adams, astronomer & discoverer of Neptune, Philip Gidley King, early Governor of New South Wales, Charles Causley, poet & broadcaster and William Wise, herbalist & plant collector.

Listen to our working Polyphon and see our fine collection of wedding dresses and objects relating to the previous owners & occupants of Lawrence House.

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