Free tours run for approximately 40 minutes and are provided Wednesday to Sunday.

Tour times are subject to change and availability and can be checked by phoning (03) 6165 7000

11:00 am
Free exhibition talks and tours. For daily listings, check our events calendar here.
To view the January 2017 program, click here.

1:00 pm
Highlights tour of our Welcome Garden, historic Commissariat Complex and the Bond Store exhibitions.

2:00 pm
Highlights tour of the treasures of the Central and Henry Hunter galleries.

Guided tours for clubs, tourist groups or other organisations please click here.

Settlement Secrets
Go on a theatrical journey through TMAG's buildings, which are the earliest still existing from the first European settlement of Hobart. Run by AntipoDean Entertainment, the tours take place from Monday - Friday at 11:30 am and 2:00 pm, and tickets cost $20 adults, $15 children, $60 families (2 adults, 4 children) and under 4s are free. For more information and to check availability and book, visit the website.


School Holiday Program    

This summer, TMAG's popular School Holiday Program returns with a packed program of activities. Free, drop-in sessions - no bookings required.

Dates: 16 - 20 January 2017
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Suitable for all ages

Download a program of events

Bushfire Community Day    

Come along to TMAG for a Community Day exploring the role fire plays in our landscape and lifestyle. Part of events commemorating the 1967 Tasmanian Bushfires, this day is suitable for all ages and includes live music, a hands-on activity for children, displays, activities, tours and more.    

Date: Sunday 5 February 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Suitable for all ages    

Download the full program here



Join TMAG's dedicated Art Guides for a lively program of artist demonstrations, talks and practical workshops. This month, it's all about appreciating colour theory. Learn some of the theories of notable painters who understood the value of colour in creating illusions of volume and space.    

Date: Sunday 5 February 2017
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Centre for Learning and Discovery Studio

No bookings required, however be early to secure a place.    


Family Day    

Come join us at TMAG for a fun day out at your museum! Free activities and entertainment for all the family on the last Sunday of the month.    

Date: Sunday 26 February 2017
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Suitable for all ages    

Program of events coming soon!


Talks at TMAG    

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery is proud to host an ongoing series of free evening and lunchtime talks and lectures to enhance your intellectual life, spark your curiosity and enliven your mind. These are presented on-site at TMAG by a range of leading organisations.    

2017 program coming soon!    


For further information about TMAG events, follow our social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

For more great arts experiences in and around Hobart, visit the Tasmanian Arts Guide.