Top Choice Historic Building in Devonport

Home Hill

This was the residence of Joseph Lyons (Australia's only Tasmanian prime minister; 1932–39) and his wife, Dame Enid Lyons, and their 12 children. Built in 1916, the handsome white home contains some fascinating pers…
Top Choice Museum in Devonport

Bass Strait Maritime Centre

This museum is in the former harbourmaster’s residence (c 1920) and pilot station near the foreshore. It has an extensive collection of flags and other maritime paraphernalia, including a superb set of models coveri…
Gallery in Devonport

Devonport Regional Gallery

This excellent gallery houses predominantly 20th-century Tasmanian paintings, and contemporary art by local and mainland artists, plus ceramics and glasswork.
Museum in Devonport

Don River Railway

You don’t have to be a trainspotter to love this collection of locomotives and brightly painted rolling stock. The entry price includes a half-hour ride in a diesel train (on the hour from 10am to 4pm), and you can …
Amusement Park in Devonport


This is the place in Devonport where kids can let off steam. It’s an indoor play centre with a giant jungle gym, jumping castles and slides (for kids up to 11 years of age), laser skirmish (eight years and up), rock…
Landmark in Devonport

Mersey Bluff

Lighthouse-topped Mersey Bluff is the most striking feature of Devonport. The red-and-white-striped lighthouse was built in 1889 to aid navigation into the expanding port, which still handles agricultural produce fr…
Beach in Devonport

Back Beach

Quieter than the main beach.
Beach in Devonport

Bluff Beach

The town's main beach.
Lighthouse in Devonport

Bluff Lighthouse

Unmissable views over the coastline and Bass Strait.