There is not much to see at this cute little museum, but it nevertheless preserves a moderately important heritage of the city. Housed in the side the City Park Cottage, a hundred year old dwelling which was once the residence of the park caretaker. The exhibits themselves are focused exclusively on old radio sets - 50 of them to be precise - ranging from the 1930s and onwards. Most of these are either donations or on loan by the museum. The museum is also the location of Australia’s oldest wisteria tree. Though the museum is free, the place runs entirely on donations.
How to Reach City Park Radio
- Drive, cycle or take a taxi to here.
- Bus CityEx stop Lawrence St near City Park.
- Bus 20, 25, 30, 32, 35 stop Opposite 112 Cimitiere St.
- Bus 28, 38, 40 , 50 stop 13 Brisbane St.
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17.89% of people who visit Launceston include City Park Radio in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
73.91% of people start their City Park Radio visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see City Park Radio
90.24% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting City Park Radio
City Park Radio Reviews & Ratings
The City Park Radio Museum consists of over 50 Radios, dating back from the early 30’s, including:- Astor’s – Mickey Astor’s – Strom Burg Carlson – Chrysler – Phillips – AWA – HMV – Hot Point … and many more The City Park Radio Museum is located at the front entrance of the City Park Cottage, just inside the main gate of City Park on Tamar Street. The Cottage is over 100 years old, and was originally the Park Caretakers Cottage. A visit to our cottage will also enable you to see the oldest wisteria tree in Australia (165 years old). During 2004,the museum received an update with new shelving, display cases, lighting and signage. This fit-out has been made possible by a generous grant from the Tasmanian Community Fund.