Three days in Hobart offer plenty of time to experience Tasmania’s historic sites, natural wonders, and delicious cuisine. Take advantage of money-saving combo deals and sightseeing passes, spend longer at the sights that interest you most, and customize your itinerary to suit your interests.
TMAG displays one of the broadest collections of any museum institution in Australia. Part history museum, art gallery, and herbarium, the museum celebrates Tasmania’s cultural heritage and biodiversity through themed exhibits dedicated to decorative arts, geology, history, zoology, photography, and botany. The museum is one of the stops on the City Loop of the Hobart hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus.
Things to know before you go
*The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery is a must for history buffs and first-time visitors. *Admission is free but donations are appreciated; some special exhibits require paid entry. *Museum amenities include public restrooms, lockers, and a parents room. *The museum is accessible to strollers and wheelchairs, and loan wheelchairs are available at the information desk.
How to get there
The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery is on Hobart’s historic waterfront in Dunn Place. It’s walkable from the boulevard connecting Davey and Macquarie Streets, or you can take a Metro Tasmania bus to the nearby Hobart City Bus Mall. Metered parking is available for private cars.
When to get there
TMAG is open daily between late December and late March, and Tuesday to Sunday from early April through Christmas Eve.
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