Virtual Hobart Town App

Available now for Apple and Android devices.  Click on a link below to start your journey.

 

 

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Welcome to 1820s Hobart Town.  Join us as we explore the capital of Van Diemen’s Land, the most feared penal colony in the British Empire. The wharf is a hive of activity, tall ships are anchored in the harbour, bullock trains are slowly moving goods through the town and chain gangs are hard at work while soldiers keep a watch.

Features:

* Explore 360-degree scenes.

* Each viewpoint explores a different aspect of life in colonial Van Diemen’s Land.

* Interactive buttons in each scene explore the stories and introduce historic characters.

* View historic artworks and newspaper articles placed in a historic and spatial context.

* Sounds scapes and narration included (scenes are best viewed with sound on).

* Options for a physical self-guided tour or a remote experience.

* GPS enabled navigation to guide you to each viewpoint (self-guided tour option).

* VR goggles are supported but not required.

* Download once and no further internet connection is required.

 

 

 

Listen to John Stephenson chat to Lucy Breaden from ABC Radio about the development and features of the app.

(click on the gallery to see more)

 

 

00:00 / 08:41

(Sound courtesy of Drive with Lucy Breaden - 936AM)

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Available now for Apple and Android devices.  Click on a link below to start your journey.

 

 

  • Google Play
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