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Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart
(4.2/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web)
Boasting a large, well-maintained, and diverse collection of paintings, sculptures, and other artwork, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery preserves and documents the history and culture of Tasmania. Founded in 1843, the institution possesses an eclectic collection, from old staircases suspended in midair to suits of armor and colonial furniture. The museum was redeveloped in 2013. Make Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery a centerpiece of your Hobart vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Hobart itinerary planner.
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  • I walked in, not really expecting much, but the Tempest show blew me away. I went back a second time to take in all in (& take better photos). The exhibition made good use of all the space given to it...  more »
  • TMAG has been extensively renovated since my last visit several years ago and this exhibition is a good showcase of all it has to offer. There's a modest collection but it's worth a look. 
  • Very content exhibits free of charge; It was impressive so far was not extinct Tasmanian Tiger. It is also traveling to study "at this" valuable experience.
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  • Was very cool to see a taxidermied tasmanian tiger in the museum!
  • Its a fantastic museum and unlike other reviews I have had no problem taking my children there. I have found that the museum encourages children in a lovely way, there are "treasure" hunts for children to complete. I have found the staff to be kind and engaging. But if you're going to allow your kids to run nuts and touch the exhibits I think it is only right that staff will keep an eye on you.
  • Always a delight to visit TMAG! Everytime I'm there something new has been added to the collection. I particularly like the Bond store and "The power of change" exhibition. A great place to visit early on in your Tasmanian adventure as they do a great job of explaining the history of our state.
  • Interesting place. I was here last summer. One of the greatest attractions in Hobart you must visit. A lot of interesting local stories.
  • Really interesting exhibitions and pieces. The exhibition on migrants was incredibly fascinating. We just happened to go when there was a children's activity time so had to dodge kids running around but that was fine as it brought a new atmosphere that I've not seen in other museums which are generally quiet. I wish we had more time to see everything but we were cut short by the parking meter.