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 July 2018 program, click here.

1:30 pm
Highlights tour of the treasures of either the Central and Henry Hunter galleries or the historic Commissariat Complex and the Bond Store exhibitions

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 Wednesday - 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.



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

Date: Sunday 5 August 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Centre for Learning and Discovery Studio

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


National Science Week at TMAG


Join us for the second edition of pop-up science bar BeakerStreet@TMAG at the museum this August as part of National Science Week.

Listen to a range of talks from guest speakers, meet roving scientists, dance to live music, check out the finalists in the Science Photography Prize and enjoy plenty of Tasmanian food and wine.

Friday 10 and Saturday 11 August 2018
6:00 pm to 12 midnight

Free entry. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information, visit

Festival of Bright Ideas

TMAG will once again join in the fun at the Festival of Bright Ideas on Hobart's waterfront as part of National Science Week. The festival will once again feature a day for school groups on the Friday, as well as a public open day on the Saturday.

Visit the museum's stand and see how science comes alive!

Date: Saturday 18 August 2018
Time: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: Princes Wharf No. 1

Free entry. For more information, visit

Into the Vaults

As part of National Science Week, join our scientists for some fascinating behind-the-scenes tours at our Rosny Collections and Research Centre and the Tasmanian Herbarium.

Tasmanian Herbarium

Date: Tuesday 14 August 2018
Time: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Location: 1 College Road, Sandy Bay

Free event but bookings essential by calling (03) 6226 2635 or emailing For more information, visit the website

Rosny Collections and Research Facility

Date: Monday 20 August 2018
Time: 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Location: 5 Winkleigh Place, Rosny

Free event but bookings essential by calling (03) 6165 6929 or emailing For more information, 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.

Download the May - July 2018 program


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.