Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

The Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site, located almost in the geographical centre of Tasmania, will step you back in time to the beginning of the industrial age of Tasmania.

Tour through the turbine hall, with its mighty Pelton wheel turbines and explore exhibits that tell the compelling stories of endeavour and determination that brought a dream of powerful reality to life.
Admission is free.

High season (1 October to 30 April) – Open daily 10am to 4pm
Low season (1 May to 30 September) – Open Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 4pm

Closed on Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day
Altered hours on ANZAC Day, open from 12.30pm until 4pm
Open 7 days a week for the Tasmanian middle of year school holidays (July)


Barbeque Carpark Coach Parking Family Friendly Gallery / Museum Interpretive Centre Non Smoking Picnic Area

Internet Access

Free Wifi




Australian Tourism Accreditation COVID Safe Sustainable Tourism Accreditation by ATIC


Free Entry

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