Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart

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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. Plan to see Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery and other attractions that appeal to you using our Hobart driving holiday planner .
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  • As the museum was near Salamanca market, we popped in for a short visit. Entrance was free, but you had to leave your bags and backpacks in lockers before browsing around. Good for those who love muse...  more »
  • Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is Tasmania's leading natural, cultural and heritage organisation. It is a combined museum, art gallery and herbarium which safeguards the physical evidence of ...  more »
  • What a fabulous way to spend a day. We took the ferry from Brooke Street Pier. It was a cool day so we sat inside. Fabulous views during the 20 minute trip. An easy walk up the stairs to the gallery, ...  more »
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  • Great museum. Free entry and easy access for stroller. Very friendly and helpful staff. Nice modern open and clean buildings with very well set up and interesting exhibits. Excellent Thylacine exhibition with a taxidermy Tasmanian Tiger from the 1920's, skeletons, furs and plenty of written information. Well worth a visit! Perfect for a cold Hobart afternoon indoors.
  • We enjoyed our visit to this architectural delight. There was an exhibition of indigenous shell jewellery which was fascinating but my highlight was talking about the architecture itself with a tour guide, as she explained the many changes the collection of buildings has gone through. I love the way old and new have been merged in a way that brings out the best of both.
  • Took the kids (10 and 12) through this and they both really enjoyed it. The Antarctic and Tasmanian Aborigine exhibitions were really interesting providing some interactive experiences balanced with the traditional static displays. Art gallery not particularly extensive.
  • Showcasing both art and museum objects ...both done very well. An excellent glimpse into what has shaped Tasmania uniquely into our Australian Federation of states.
  • Worth a visit alone to see the Tasmanian Tiger exhibit. Another highlight is a video explaining the conditions of Antarctica and what the workers went through. Some pretty artwork to admire and wacky chairs. It's free as well with cost effective parking right outside the entrance.
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