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Dobell House

47 Dobell Dr, Wangi Wangi, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2267, Australia
+61 2 4975 4115
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Interesting display in a great setting.

The display in William Dobell's Cottage and studio is worth visiting. The lady in the cottage gave... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mark B
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Nelson Bay, Australia
Hidden Treasure

This is a hidden treasure and a must see if you are travelling through the area. Sir William... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Grant T
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Melbourne, Australia
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47 Dobell Dr, Wangi Wangi, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2267, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The display in William Dobell's Cottage and studio is worth visiting. The lady in the cottage gave us a great insight into the life and works of one of our great artists. You can just imagine how peaceful this setting would have been like all...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 31 October 2017

This is a hidden treasure and a must see if you are travelling through the area. Sir William Dobell was one of Australians greatest painters and to see where he fled to, following the Archibald prize debacle of the late 40's, is an insight into...More

Thank Grant T
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We took a group of 14 seniors out to Dobell House and Studio. Our 3 host were excellent in presenting the life and times of Sir William Dobell. It was a very interesting tour and would encourage other groups to visit the studio. Thank you.

Thank Phillip381
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Loved the whole experience, must check what days the museum is open, we visited his Sir William Dobells studio and read the history of this wonderful artist

1  Thank MozzieMoo
Reviewed 6 April 2017

In the street next to the water's edge stands the wooden cottage of artist William Dobell, which was extended to include an airy downstairs large room. The place has extensive displays documenting his life, and shows off some of his extensive artwork. The rooms have...More

Thank cwsnaps
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Dobell House is a fantastic place to visit for young and old especially those interested in art. The house remains the same as it was when Sir William Dobell lived there. It is interesting to see how he lived, where he worked and gives a...More

Thank armadeus
Reviewed 22 January 2017

It was a great experience walking through Dobell's own home and studio, it feels like he's still here. The set up of the studio upstairs is as it was years ago, and feels very authentic walking through. It was a great pictorial representation of his...More

Thank Jo-Ann X
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This lovely property is Dobell's own residence and art studio. The furnishings and memorabilia have been left as original (or replaced with near to original). The piano is stunning. The cottage is small and intimate, the volunteer staff are very knowledgeable. They are able to...More

Thank Kinash
Reviewed 27 March 2016

The great Australian artist Sir William Dobell lived in this modest house for many years with his older sister. In fact he helped his father build it as family weekender in the early part of the 20th century. Everything has been left virtually intact from...More

Thank JElliot32
Reviewed 23 April 2015

This lovely older home on the shores of Lake Macquarie is at Wangi Wangi. It has been kept pretty well the way Bill Dobell and his sister had this house when we lived next door to them as a child! I take my hat of...More

1  Thank heathoz
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