We are delighted to offer tours of the Hobart Synagogue. Curious visitors worldwide and local join us to learn about the remarkable history of our congregation and Judaism in Tasmania, and to view the unique architecture and artefacts in the 1845 building.
Due to the COVID-19 virus, we are limiting tours to twenty attendees (except for schools). Please do not attend if you are feeling unwell, and follow physical distancing guidelines.
Please use this form to book a tour. You will have the opportunity to indicate if you’d like a new tour, or to join an existing tour.
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If you’d like to read independent reviews of our tours, the TripAdvisor page for the Hobart Synagogue has many reviews left by previous tour attendees.
We are glad to welcome cruise ship passengers for tours. Here are answers to some common questions for those arriving by cruise ship:
How far is the cruise ship terminal to the synagogue?
The synagogue is an 1.1 km (.7 mile) walk from the terminal to the synagogue.
Here is a map of the route to the synagogue (59 Argyle St). Follow the blue dots.
Are there taxis from the cruise ship terminal to the synagogue?
Do I have to pre-arrange a tour?
Yes. Please complete this form to book a tour.
If you would like to join an existing tour (which are listed on this page), please complete the booking form where you can select an existing tour to join. If a tour begins in less than 24 hours you are welcome to join the tour, but please be aware that we may not be able to confirm the request.
If I booked a tour and met others on the cruise ship that would like to join, can I bring them along for the tour?
Yes, but if possible, please complete this form to indicate who will be joining the existing tour.
There are no upcoming tours at this time.