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 April 2016 program, click here. For the May 2016 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 Tuesday - Saturday 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.


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.

To download the 2016 program, click here.



Join TMAG's dedicated Art Guides for a lively program of artist demonstrations, talks and practical workshops. This month its's an oil and beeswax painting demonstration by Hobart artist Jillian Catto. This is a rare opportunity to appreciate the aesthetic effects of this very beautiful painting medium and the technical expertise involved in mastering the process effectively.Jillian will bring examples of her work for discussion but will concentrate on demonstration and detailed advice. Be prepared to ask questions and take notes.

Date: Sunday, 1 May 2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Studio Lab, Centre for Learning and Discovery

Free session, no bookings required - however be early as spaces are limited.


Family Day

Come join us at TMAG for a fun, free day out at your museum!

Date: Sunday, 29 May 2016
Suitable for all ages
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Program of events coming soon!


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