Type of space: Non Traditional (e.g. foyer, waiting room, bus shelter, letter-boxes)

    Mathers House, originally the Archibald Park Memorial Building was built in 1959 as a “60 and Overs” club by the City of Hobart Council. Today, Mathers House still has a focus on senior members of the community with an emphasis on positive ageing, but is a vibrant space open to everyone.

    The upper floor is a large, bright, open space with commercial kitchen facilities, making it good for events, workshops, artist talks and small recitals.

    The lower level is a medium-size room that can seat up to 50 people with full-length mirrors making it perfect for dance rehearsals and performances, films and master classes. The room has an accessible toilet, kitchenette facilitiescan and can be fully blacked-out. 

    A modern multimedia system and electronic whiteboard is available and the facility is available for hire after hours and on the weekend.


    Case by case basis. Hourly rate listed is the Commercial rate. Community rates also available.

    City of Hobart Fees & Charges Booklet: 


    Special Requirements

    License to serve alcohol may be required.

    Lease Conditions

    This venue has limited availability due to its extensive community use.

    Parking Notes

    Metered street parking, multi storey carpark nearby

    This space is suitable for Arts and CraftExhibitionsFilmMeetingsOpenings/launchesPerformanceWorkshops


    • Floor Dimensions 120.00 meters sq.
    • Ceiling Height High (3m - 4m)
    • Max. Capacity 100
    • Floorplan Download


    For audience
    • Accessible toilet

    • Bold signage

    • Drop-off point

    • Entrance ramps

    • Flexible layout

    • Public transport

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Wheelchair accessible