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 March 2017 program, click here. For the April 2017 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 Monday - 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. This month, artist/art educator Diane Casimaty will lead a workshop titled 'Drawing with Wet Stuff'. Participants will be able to explore the idea that this is the secret of painting by experimenting with a range of media and materials. Make sure you bring a smock or apron!    

Date: Sunday 2 April 2017
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Centre for Learning and Discovery Studio    

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


TMAG Children's Festival    

The TMAG Children’s Festival is back for 2017! Once again the museum will be turned over to younger visitors during the April School Holidays, with the festival this year exploring all things ‘animal’. There’ll be a fabulous range of special events, displays, programs and activities for and by children running over five days. Learn to draw cartoon animals and make animal puppets in special workshops, party at an animal-themed Kids’ Disco, meet people who work with animals every day, and much more.

Dates: Wednesday 26 April - Sunday 30 April 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily
Suitable for all ages

Download the full program

The TMAG Children's Festival is supported by the City of Hobart


Family Day    

Come join us at TMAG for a fun day out at your museum! Free activities and entertainment for all the family on the last Sunday of the month. Our next Family Day will also be the finale of the TMAG Children's Festival, so come along and join in the fun!    

Date: Sunday 30 April 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Suitable for all ages    

Download the full TMAG Children's Festival program for more information


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 February - May 2017 program


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For more great arts experiences in and around Hobart, visit the Tasmanian Arts Guide .