The History & Heritage of North West Tasmania

History surrounds you as you explore North West Tasmania. It’s highlighted in the buildings you see in our towns and across the land itself, weaving in stories of the people who have lived here for hundreds, and even thousands of years. The architecture of the buildings and bridges tells stories of communities, the ports of busy commerce, Aboriginal middens of community and tradition, and trees hundreds of years old, providing stability through changing times.

You can experience the history and heritage at designated regional heritage sites, museums, and other spots along your journey. When you engage with the history of this place you make it a rewarding part of your own story.