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 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 from 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.        


Beyond the Watergate

Journey beyond the historic Watergate for an evening of food, drink and entertainment at TMAG.

Date: Wednesday, 14 December 2016
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free entry, 18+ only

Visit the Beyond the Watergate website for more information


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    

Program of events coming soon!    


Family Day

Come join us at TMAG for a fun day out at your museum! Free activities and entertainment suitable for all ages.

Family Day will return in 2017. Watch this space for more information.



Join TMAG's dedicated Art Guides for a lively program of artist demonstrations, talks and practical workshops.    

pARTicipate will return in 2017. Stay tuned to this page for more details.    


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 September - December 2016 program, click here.


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.