The Haunted Drunken Admiral: Ghosts of Hobart, Tasmania

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

In a prime position along Hobart’s waterfront is a beloved restaurant. The Drunken Admiral has served the crowds of Tasmania’s capital for many years since 1979 to be exact. Yet, the building it is held within has a history that dates back even further. In 1869 a building opened along Hobart’s dock that was to be used as a jam factory, yet would eventually become the Drunken Admiral restaurant we know today. It is told […]

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The Ghost of Princes Park and Mulgrave Battery: Haunted Tasmania, Australia

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Princes Park is a serene retreat providing visitors with stunning views of the water surrounding Hobart. It is a public park that today contains a friendly playground where children gather. The park is also a popular meeting or picnic place where many visitors remain oblivious to the historic value this area offers. Princes Park exists in one of the oldest parts of Hobart known as Battery Point. The area was once an acting stronghold where […]

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Lenna of Hobart Ghosts: Haunted Hobart, Tasmania

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

The Lenna of Hobart is a historic mansion in Tasmania, Australia. It today functions as a hotel, bar and restaurant, all whilst maintaining its original integrity and structure. The grandiose sandstone mansion was built in 1874 by Alexander and Harriet McGregor. Alexander was a shipbuilder and merchant by trade, using the property and its strategic placement to assist him with growing his fortunes. He set about having a large turret added to the roof of […]

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The Ghost of Hobart’s Theater Royal, Tasmania

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

The Theater Royal is an ornate Georgian style performance house dating back to 1837. It was built by the founder of the Cascade Brewery, Peter Degraves, who sought to construct a public theater and add life to Hobart’s docks. Due to the poor standing of the neighborhood which developed around the theater, it wasn’t always used to host fabulous performances, yet became a place where cockfights, boxing and even religious meetings were used to fill […]

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