Situated on a headland overlooking the impressive volcanic plug, the Nut, and the picturesque village of Stanley is Highfield Historic Site.
History & Heritage
Restored nineteenth century settler's cottage in which Tasmania's only Prime Minister, Joe Lyons was born in 1879. Antiques, historical photographs, family trees are on display. This is an interactive experience. Entry is free but donations are appreciated.
The Stanley Discovery Museum was established in 1973 in what was the Parish Hall for St Paul's Church. A photographic exhibition dating from 1858 follows the development of the settlement.