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 February 2018 program, click here. For the March 2018 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 Tuesday - 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.


TMAG After Hours

TMAG is joining with the University of Tasmania (UTAS) to present this special late night opening, featuring a wide range of fun activities for visitors of all ages, as we help to welcome new international and interstate students to Tasmania.

The event is also a unique opportunity to visit The Remarkable Devil Exhibition after dark. Enjoy short talks, interactive activities and surprise tours by TMAG curators. Plus there’s the chance to get involved in some Antarctic-themed dress ups, learn some circus skills and watch some fascinating documentaries.

Relax with a drink, grab a snack from the Watergate food vans or catch some great live music.

Date: Thursday 1 March 2018
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free entry, all ages welcome



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

Date: Sunday 4 March 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.


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 November - December 2017 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.