Woolmers is acknowledged as one of the most outstanding examples of 19th century rural settlements in Australia.

Rose Garden

The National Rose Garden displays the finest collections of historic roses in the southern hemisphere.


Complete a self-guided tour of the out buildings, gardens and National Rose Garden of Australia.

Woolmers Estate Open 7 days a week

Woolmers Estate is open from 9.30a.m. to 4.30p.m. daily (closed Christmas Day and Good Friday apart from our self-contained accommodation which is available all year).

10.00am, 11.15am, 12.30pm, 2.00pm and 3.30pm tours of the main homestead are available and are priced at $20 adult, $17.00 concession, child $7, family $45.

Self-guided tours consist of the grounds, outbuildings and entry into the National Rose Garden at a cost of $14 adult and $32.00 for a family, concessions are also available.

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Archer Book Update

A second edition of the book Archer’s of Van Diemen’s Land is being published.  If you are a descendent of the Archer family and have received family data forms to complete, please complete these and return them as soon as possible.  If you are a descendent and have not received your forms please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or see The Archers of Van Diemen’s Land facebook page.


Woolmers Estate Longford Tasmania

Woolmers Estate is a unique and fascinating reflection of colonial life in Tasmania and is one of the most historically significant heritage properties in Australia.

Today Woolmers Estate continues to display colonial life in its most genuine shape and gives an accurate depiction of Tasmanian heritage, preserved and maintained in an original and authentic setting.

Time stands still at Woolmers  Estate, wander around and soak up the essence of 19th century Tasmanian life on a once working farm estate. Explore the many convict built outbuildings that still remain on the property such as, The Wool and Apple Packing Sheds, Coach House and Farm Stables, Blacksmiths and Settlers Cottages accommodation

Rose Garden at Woolmers

This outstanding Rose Garden at Woolmers displays all of the recognized rose families and represents one of the finest collections of historic roses in the southern hemisphere, ranging from the earliest European and China roses through to the roses of the twenty first century.


Rose Garden Cottage

Cottage self contained accommodation

The Gardeners cottage sleeps two people and has one bedroom, with a queen size bed and is on one level.  If you would like to book this Cottage, please request it in the Special Requirements field.

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World Heritage

Woolmers Estate is a World Heritage Listed Convict Site.

The Australain Convict Sites consists of a series of 11 sites that, in combination, express the key aspects of the Australian convict experience that are of outstanding universal value from the point of view of global history.

The sites are:

- Old Government House & Domain, Parramatta New South Wales

- Hyde Park Barracks, New South Wales

- Great North Road Complex, New South Wales

- Darlington Probation Station, Maria Island National Park, Tasmania

- Port Arthur Historic Site, Tasmania

- Coal Mines Historic Site, Tasmania

- Cascades Female Factory

- Fremantle Prison, Western Australia

- Kingston and Arthur`s Vale Historic Area

- Brickendon and Woolmers Estates

- Cockatoo Island Convict Site