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) 6211 4134

11:00 am Exhibition talks and tours.
For daily listings, check our events calendar here.
To view the July 2014 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.


Family Day

Family Day at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) has something in store for all ages. Come explore the wonders of the museum and enjoy free entertainment and activities. 

Date:  Sunday, 27 July 2014
Suitable for all ages
Time:  11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Family Days take place on the last Sunday of each month.

To download a program of events, click here.



Run by our talented Art Guides, pARTicipate is a chance for adults to explore their artistic sides at TMAG through practical workshops, talks and artist demonstrations.

Date: Sunday, 3 August 2014
Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Location: TMAG Studio Lab, Centre for Learning and Discovery

No bookings are necessary, however places are limited so be early!


Royal Society Lecture

The Royal Society of Tasmania will celebrate National Science Week with a special lecture by Dr Niall Doran, titled Bookending Tasmanian Education from Antarctica to Thailand.

Date: Tuesday, 5 August 2014
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Royal Society Room, Custom House (TMAG administration building)

All are welcome. More information is available at the Royal Society's website


National Science Week

Science of the Sea – Oceans of Change

Throughout National Science Week, join us at TMAG for displays and demonstrations from a range of science organisations. Learn about marine mammals, whale research and DNA, corals and sea mounts, molluscs and their distributions, the Redmap citizen science project, ice dynamics and polar melt and much more.

Date: 19 – 23 August 2014
Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm 

For more information, visit the National Science Week website.

Art Meets Science

On the final day of TMAG’s National Science Week program, guest artists who have worked with, and been inspired by, the science of the sea will showcase their art practice in a series of free workshops, demonstrations and exhibits. Particularly suited for teenagers and adults, this special day will reveal the artistic response to some serious issues facing our oceans and inspire a collaborative approach to understanding the mysteries of the seas.

Date: Saturday, 23 August 2014
Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

For more information, visit the National Science week website.


For further information about TMAG events, please visit our Maps and downloads page.

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