Tasmania’s Willow Court is home to a treasure of heritage buildings dating back to the 19th century.
Come and explore Australia’s oldest continually run asylum – situated on its original site in the heart of Tasmania’s Derwent Valley.
Step back in time as our experienced guides share over 170 years of history as we discover the untold secrets left behind.
The history of Willow Court is told in many ways. It will stay with you, long after you leave.
Come and Experience Willow Court
– Day or night –
The history of Willow Court is complex, controversial and stained with melancholy. Today, the silent voices of thousands linger in the air and dark shadows cast an unsettling mood down abandoned hallways. It’s a story that’s intrigued Sharmaine Mansfield since she...
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Willow Court Asylum Tours acknowledge the Derwent Valley Council for their support.
We acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which we work and live, and respect their ongoing custodianship of the land. We pay respect to Tasmanian Aboriginal people, and Elders past and present.