Plan your visit

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Opening hours and admission


The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is open Tuesdays to Sundays between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm, and is closed ANZAC Day, Good Friday and Christmas Day.

General admission to TMAG is free to all members of the public. Special exhibits may occasionally require paid entry.




Getting there


TMAG is located in Dunn Place, Hobart and is accessible in the following ways.

On foot
Pedestrian access to Dunn Place is available via the landscaped boulevard that connects Davey and Macquarie streets.

Private vehicles (parking)
Metered parking is available in the Hobart City Council car park located directly in front of TMAG’s main entrance (vehicle entry from Davey Street).

Alternative parking is available at the nearby Market Place Car park.

Taxi
Commercial taxis will be able to deliver you close to TMAG’s main entrance via Davey or Macquarie Streets.

If you require a taxi collection at the end of your visit, please ask for assistance at the Visitor Information desk.

Alternatively, a taxi rank is available at the nearby Grand Chancellor Hotel (Davey Street).

Bus
Metro Tasmania operates several bus services that travel to and from the nearby Hobart City Bus Mall (a short, 5 minute walk from TMAG’s main entrance). For further information about public bus services and timetables, visit the Metro Tasmania website.



Getting into (and around) the museum and art gallery


The main entrance for visitors to the Museum and Art Gallery is through the historic Watergate wall on Dunn Place.
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Accessibility
There is level access to all public areas of our site and elevators are available for movement between levels.

Loan wheelchairs are also available from the Visitor Information desk. Booking a loan wheelchair in advance of your visit is advised and can be organized by phoning (03) 6165 7000.

Guide dogs for the visually impaired are welcome in all gallery spaces and to all TMAG events.



Once you’re inside


Cloaking services
Cloaking facilities are available at our Visitor Information desk.

There, we will also help you store any umbrellas, water bottles and bags (larger than a handbag) securely before you enter our exhibitions.

For everyone’s comfort
For your comfort, the comfort of other visitors and to ensure the safety of the TMAG collection, visitors may not eat or drink in the galleries beyond our Visitor Information desk.

Smoking is also not allowed anywhere on TMAG property. Visitors who wish to smoke will need to exit on to Dunn Place to do so.

Photography
Visitors are invited to take photographs for personal use within the Museum and Art Gallery unless otherwise indicated.

Please note use of flash and tripods is not permitted.

Mobile phones
Noting the advice on photography above, visitors are welcome to use their smart phones and devices in TMAG galleries. Everyone is asked to be mindful of noise levels and thoughtful of other visitors.