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 September 2015 program, click here.

1:30 pm Free Winter Highlight Tour 
Find out more about the exciting stories held in the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) with one of our friendly guides. Visit the historic buildings, and discover the unique flora and fauna of Tasmania.

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

Settlement Secrets
Go on a theatrical journey through TMAG's buidlings, which are the earliest still existing from the first European settlement of Hobart. Run by AntipoDean Entertainment, the tours take place most days, 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.


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.

For the 2015 program, click here.


Royal Society Lecture


The September Royal Society Lecture will be delivered by David Wilson, on the topic 'Challenges for hydro development in Papua New Guinea'.

Date: Tuesday, 1 September 2015
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Royal Society Room, Custom House building, TMAG

For more information, visit the Royal Society's website




Join TMAG's dedicated Art Guides for a lively program of artist demonstrations, talks and practical workshops. This month, Lynne Beck and Liz van Ommen will lead a workshop titled 'Possibilities with Pattern', which will allow both experienced artists and enthusiastic amateurs to explore simple rhythms and repetition to make vibrant patterned designs.

Date: Sunday, 6 September 2015
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Studio Lab, Centre for Learning and Discovery
All materials provided, a gold coin donation is appreciated. 

No bookings required, however be early as spaces are limited.


Family Day


Family Day at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) has something in store for all ages. Come explore the wonders of the museum and enjoy free entertainment and activities.

Date: Sunday, 27 September 2015
Suitable for all ages
Time: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Program of events coming soon!


For further information about TMAG events, please visit our Maps and downloads page.

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