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Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

Take a visit to the iconic Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery and discover all there is to know about this wonderful region of Australia's past.


Diverse collection of artworks
Interactive activities for both kids and adults
Free Admission
Good mixture of natural and human history

What you need to know

For an interesting and free day out, the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery located in Hobart is the perfect option for those looking for a cultural attraction on rainy days. With so many fabulous displays and exhibitions to explore, this wonderful attraction will keep you intrigued for hours, as its diverse mixture of displays covers a lot of historic ground without ever feeling overwhelming. Situated in a lovely setting right next to Constitution Dock, both adults and children can find entertainment at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery; there's an emphasis on interactive, interesting activities here designed to enthral all ages and make the education process both more involved and fun.

At the Museum and Gallery you'll discover a comprehensive documentation of the rich history of Tasmania, including the unique geological history of the state and the journey of Tasmanian Aboriginal people, along with a section devoted to the early days of Australia's convict past. There's also a substantial portion devoted to Tasmanian natural history, including some of its unique fauna such as the now-extinct Tasmanian Tiger. Located centrally in Hobart, the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery is easily accessible and within close distance to many other fantastic attractions in Hobart.

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  • Be mindful of the 3 hour parking limit outside
  • Has a cafe and shop for refreshments and souvenirs

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

Hobart, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Dunn Pl, Hobart TAS 7000, Tasmania, 7000, Australia