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We drove down fron Devonport on one side of the Great Lake and back the other side so the trip took us past some of the most spectacular scenery in Tasmania. The power station museum did not disapoint and we were shown around by Peter...More
Well worth the drive (nothing is very far in Tasmania) to find this wonderfully preserved old power station. Entry is free. The plant has been kept exactly as it was on the last day of it producing hydro power for Tasmania. The DVDs played for...More
This is a must do/see for anyone interested in local history, machines, engineering and cool stuff. The Waddamana Power Station Museum is rich in history and information and i found the location beautiful. As well as being able to see and touch all of the...More
For my husband, this was the museum for him, as he wandered around thinking about the Exciters and the Switches, and how they worked, etc. For me, without the engineering interest, it was great to think about what this place was and meant. It's well...More
Waddamana Power Station Museum is set old and rustic. Bring a jumper!
The station sits below gigantic penstocks / pipes - very impressive sight.
There is also an old village with lovely old houses and gardens - you can easily imagine what life may have...More
Fabulous museum of the old Waddamana power station. Dirt road into Waddamana is not a problem just take it easy, we had a great day with the weather sunny & no snow but it might be a bit slippery if it's wet. The museum is...More
The Waddamana Power Station Museum is an disused power station that used to harness the waters of Tasmania's Great Lake from about 1910 until decommissioned in 1965. The power station has a large number of historical exhibits of machinery, dioramas, and three rooms with mannequins...More
I'm not really into this kind of thing but we went because my man works in the power industry and well, we just had to. some things were mildly interesting to me, but for my man, he was like a kid in a candy store....More
This place deserves to be more widely advertised and visited. Don't let the unsealed road put you off any car can do it just don't go too fast especially on bends. The old hydro station has been preserved in excellent condition. Each major piece of...More
i have taken many overseas guests to visit this place and they wonder where we are going until the view takes their breathe away. then when they see what is inside it is hard to get them moving again to next site of the fossils...More