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 2017 program, click here. For the March 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.    


Welcome to Hobart    

TMAG is partnering with the University of Tasmania (UTAS) to present a special Welcome to Hobart late night opening at the museum this March. The evening is designed to welcome new international students to Hobart as well as new members of the Hobart community and introduce them to the cultural attributes of their new home. There will be a range of activities to enjoy including live music, gallery tours, games, the Hobart Human Library and of course the chance to enjoy some fantastic Tasmanian food and beverages.    

Date: Thursday 2 March 2017
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm    

Download a program of events

Entry is free, but please register your attendance at the Eventbrite page. UTAS staff and students can also register for transport from the Sandy Bay campus and Melville St accommodation.    



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

Date: Sunday 5 March 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.    


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.    

Date: Sunday 26 March 2017
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Suitable for all ages    

Program of events coming soon!    


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


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.