The ‘Oatlands Key’ system allows access to the following Southern Midlands Council-operated heritage buildings in Oatlands:
1829 Supreme Courthouse, Campbell Street Oatlands
1836 Gaoler’s Residence, Mason Street Oatlands
1827 Commissariat (limewashed building at rear of 79 High Street)
Visitors can collect the Oatlands fob key from participating High Street businesses (listed below) who display the ‘Oatlands Key’ sign. A deposit is required at the time of obtaining the key, which is fully refundable on return.
The fob key allows visitors to unlock each building that has been fitted with an electronic card reader. Aside from offering the opportunity to visit the historic buildings, visitors will also be able to view the archaeological and heritage collection items on display as well as the information panels telling the history of the site. A map is provided enabling visitors to easily navigate the short distance between the buildings.
Keys available from:
Oatlands Council Chambers, 71 High Street, open 9 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday
Keys also available from the following businesses (hours subject to change):
Elm Cottage Store, 82 High Street, Oatlands
‘The Imbibers’, 74 High Street, Oatlands
An Artistic Affair Gallery, 67 High Street, Oatlands
Middle Tasmania Business & Information Centre, 65 High St, Oatlands
Oatlands District Historical Society, 107 High Street, Oatlands
The Weaver's Cottages Studio, 104a High St, Oatlands