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 December 2015 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.

For the 2015 program, click here.




Join TMAG's dedicated Art Guides for a lively program of artist demonstrations, talks and practical workshops. This month, artist and art educator Jenny Young will lead a workshop titled "Possibilities of Pattern", which will discuss various forms and concentrate on linear pattern. Biros will be provided, but if possible please bring your own fine liner pen/pens in various grades.

Date: Sunday, 6 December 2015
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Studio Lab, Centre for Learning and Discovery

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


School Holiday Program


Our School Holiday Program will be back and bigger than ever in January 2016. Join us for two weeks of fascinating activities all focused on the wonderful world of patterns, to celebrate our great new exhibition Pattern Play.

Date: Tuesday 12 - Sunday 17 January and Tuesday 19 - Sunday 24 January 2016
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm daily

Program of events coming soon!


Family Day


Family Day will take a break in December and return in January 2016. So come join us at TMAG for a fun, free day out at your museum!

Date: Sunday, 31 January 2016
Suitable for all ages
Time: 11:00 am - 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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