If you wanted to be transported a hundred years back in time to the Huon Valley Region then take a tour through the Huon Valley Apple & Heritage Museum in Tasmania, Australia. Located on the footstep of Huon Valley in a packing shed that was once a work station that housed around fifty workers, this museum makes an intriguing attraction in the city as it caters to the tastes of ‘everyone and anyone’. So take a peek into the lifestyles of the earliest settlers of the region and see and touch the precious antiques and artefacts that were an important part of the work and lives of the citizens who live here.
An interesting part of the Huon Valley Apple and Heritage Museum is its display of apples! As the name suggests, you will be greeted with 500 different varieties of apples, giving you a fascinating insight to the depths of this outwardly simple fruit. There is also an array of gadgets and implements used by the forefathers of Huon Valley. From completely restored machinery to a typical carpenter’s shop, kitchen and lounge you will find it all in this museum which is remarkable in its attention to detail.
For many the experience of the heritage museum is as if one were travelling through a time capsule itself. Behind each item, there are tales to tell which gives you a little insight into the traditions of these people. Enjoy the site with a guided tour to fully do justice to all the wonders and the rich history that is protected within the walls of this one of a kind museum.
Surrounding Huon Valley there is a treasure of natural attractions that range from apple blossoms to vineyards. Discover the art and the heritage of this scenic region where life goes slowly by away from the hustle and bustle of the city. After touring all the beautiful attractions of the region you can enjoy a relaxing stay at accommodation in Hobart such as Somerset on Salamanca Hobart. Offering well equipped apartment accommodation Hobart, it is an ideal base from which to explore the city.