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Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

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Address: Dunn Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 3 6165 7000
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10:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Art that inspires you. Cultures that connect you. Stories that move you....

Art that inspires you. Cultures that connect you. Stories that move you. The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery is a Tasmanian Government organisation.

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Excellent overview of Tasmanian history and culture

There were so many rooms and different exhibitions open. It was a pleasure to move through natural and cultural history, and then experience some very special exhibitions. Staff... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
sharon m
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Gold Coast, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

When goung to a museum or gallery you need a guide. It adds so much especially if you get a good one. OK the guide was sick. Replace him. It's not that hard. there was so many people standing around doing not much. If they were positive about working here surely one of them would have jumped at the chance.... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

There were so many rooms and different exhibitions open. It was a pleasure to move through natural and cultural history, and then experience some very special exhibitions. Staff were friendly, knowledgable and helpful. There is an interesting gift shop and a relaxed courtyard cafe.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I had seen the signs for the Baudin exhibition (on loan from France) and given entry is free I went at 3pm (the museum only opens until 4pm). Nicolas Baudin's ships Geographe and Naturaliste voyaged (for Napoleon) from 1800-1804 and documented the people and creatures of Tasmania (and a few other parts of both Australia and Timor). Pretty amazing. But... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the fantastic display of hand-drawn pictures of the flora, fauna, and Tasmanian aboriginals from the Baudin expedition. Priceless display.

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melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great for kids. Lots to see and do. They have each child a back pack or tool belt with lots of fun things to take around the museum like magnifying glass and binoculars. Kids felt very special! Ask at the front desk.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Should be visited but not to my particular taste due to all the taxidermy. Paintings not particularly good.

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Thank KIWP131313
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely museum. If you'd like to check out some of the local history, this is the place. Not as famous or as big as the MONA, this is a great way to spend a couple of hours. Best of all, if you're traveling on a budget, it's Free.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This free museum in the heart of Hobart is wonderfully curated and holds so many interesting artefacts. Make sure you see the stuffed Thyacine (Tasmanian Tiger)! We only stayed for an hour but to enjoy the full collection I would recommend at least three hours.

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Dalmeny, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great opportunity for a history lesson on our forgotten past. Very interesting display showing both white and black perspective for events in early colonial times. Plus we learnt the kookaburra was not a native to Tasmania

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Atlanta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place for an hour or two on a rainy day. Two buildings to wander through and a few things for kids.

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