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Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

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Address: Dunn Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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+61 3 6165 7000
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10:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Art that inspires you. Cultures that connect you. Stories that move you....

Art that inspires you. Cultures that connect you. Stories that move you. The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery is a Tasmanian Government organisation.

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Don't walk past

It's right there near the harbour and it's free. Learn about Tasmania on a rainy day or if you think you have done everything well you haven't if you don't go in, the real art and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Newcastle, Australia
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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's right there near the harbour and it's free. Learn about Tasmania on a rainy day or if you think you have done everything well you haven't if you don't go in, the real art and the museum items are a good combo. I enjoyed this more than the MONA (which annoyed me and many others who prob don't go... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A little gem. A very good overview of Tasmanian and Aboriginial history of Tasmania, as well as a representative art collection, from colonial to modern art. Both my husband and I thoght it was very well done.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an imaginatively-designed regional museum and gallery. It's modest, of course, but there are genuinely good paintings of early Tasmania by John Glover; they are worth the visit alone. You can eat in an enclosed courtyard from a limited but adequate menu.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Given the impact of MONA on Hobart tourism it is not surprising that the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery followed suit by revamping its displays to capture the expanding visitor market. The result is a professional and intriguing set of exhibition galleries on indigenous and colonial history, natural history and the like, alongside good temporary exhibitions and a small but... More 

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Bellingen, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is another, typically Tasmanian, sensitive redevelopment of a historic building. The old has been carefully preserved alongside contemporary architecture of a high calibre. The exhibits are well laid out and interesting and the changing exhibitions make it worth revisiting. There is a good shop and pleasant cafe when you need a break from browsing. Free admission.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Aboriginal exhibition had me in tears. I had no idea that things as brutal as this happened.I spoke to a Japanese Tourist, about 60years she was also upset. But she didn't know that Aust had Aborigines, she thought we were always "Anglo"!!I I was also lucky enough to see the 1967 Tasmanian Bush Fires exhibition. This was really well... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, you have to do Mona, but please don't overlook the State Museum. Perfect blend of the State's natural history and aboriginal history, as well as a fascinating permanent Antarctic exhibition. We visited around the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Hobart fires, which was the special exhibition, really well done. And it's free! A block away from the Mona Ferry... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I absolutely loved this place. So much to see and a lot of variety. It is a very modern looking museum inside and accessible. Very clean and bright. Cafe is worth a visit too

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting, well displayed Museum with the second largest display of gold coins! Yes, the number one museum with the largest collection is in London! We were very impressed with the knowledge and interest expressed by staff overseeing various areas. We couldn't find a book of photos taken by the deceased Latvian born Peter Dombrovskis, but a staff person was... More 

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My expectations were exceeded when I visited this museum. It is excellent and its free. You mustn't miss it.

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