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A lot to see - allow plenty of time

We thought we would just add this in on the way back from wineries but should have done this in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hahndorf, Australia
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Hans Heysen’s The Cedars

Such a beautiful house, garden and studio. Great tour guide who was very informative about Heysen’s... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Burnie, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thought we would just add this in on the way back from wineries but should have done this in reverse order and spent a whole morning there followed by a picnic in Heysen’s beautiful garden. The artists trail is well worth a walk with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a beautiful house, garden and studio. Great tour guide who was very informative about Heysen’s life.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The prints sold here in memory of Hans Heysen are affordable and not all his paintings are available. However the range of prints and sizes are extensive for souvenirs of a quality artist and his daughters sketches. Tip: staffed by volunteers from the trust who...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank GregNS68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To wander around this property, not only learning about this person, but actually experiencing the subject matter and inspiration of this artist, made for an enjoyable afternoon, doing something I didn't think I would like (my wife was the driver of this visit). Well worth...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steve M
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We took a bus load of extended family through this remarkable site. The guided tour was very interesting, revealed a lot of history and gave a unique insight into Hans Heysen the artist and his family and what inspired 2 generations of artworks. There was...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Rex W
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

We went on a recommendation from the Caravan Park we were staying at and are absolutely thankful we went. Our tour guide, a wonderfully calm natured lady, sorry I'm unsure of her name, told a moving and inspiring story about an artist we knew nothing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank ShovelandGumby
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Didn't really know too much about Hans Heysen, the opportunity to tour the house attracted our visit. We did the house and studio tour plus a walk around the garden. Our guide was excellent, came away with an appreciation of great Australian art and artist....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Retiredwino
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Hans Heysen's reputation as a painter has had its ups and downs; but whatever you think of his work, his home and studio near Hahndorf are well worth a visit. The house, built in the 1870s, was bought by Heysen in 1912 and renovated in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Marcel D
Reviewed 25 November 2018

Take time for this experience. There is alot to wander through and see! Great opportunity to buy an amazing print.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lindsay S
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Wonderful and intimate visit and insight into Heyson, his life, family and art. We enjoyed a full afternoon viewing ng the studio of the artist, his family home and his daughter’s studio.

Date of experience: November 2018
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9 January 2017|
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Response from AuthorS |
It's quite a walk but a short taxi drive.. I'd suggest taking a taxi as it won't be too expensive and shame to miss it. The Handorf tourist office is on the main street too and they should be able to help you with a taxi.
29 January 2016|
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Response from 952cris | Reviewed this property |
Hi, There are 2 tours I think. One just to the studio, maybe need 30 minutes. I assume they still do a tour of the home, probably need 1.5 hrs. But it would be flexible.