At the Tasmania Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) you will discover plenty about Tassie’s unique natural environment, history and heritage, and culture.
TMAG in Hobart manages an extensive collection highlighting Tasmania’s cultural heritage and history; the museum is housed in a cluster of group of buildings combining cutting edge architecture within an reinterpretation of traditional space.
Hobart is also home to the Museum of Old and New Art – MONA – this world renowned museum combines ancient artifacts, contemporary art and modern architecture and installations in an amazing showcase of international cultural treasures.
In Launceston, the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery is Australia’s largest regional gallery featuring an extensive fine art and design collection. The Museum and Art Gallery also has a permanent exhibition, Tasmanian Connections, revealing stories told by the museum’s social history and natural science collections through 6 different installations.
The Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery also has impressive city museums in Devonport and Burnie, plus heritage centres and small collections in towns and villages all over Tasmania. These contain everything from wool and well-worn axes to sparkling minerals and steam trains.
From state and major city museums to the smallest community centres and home-grown collections, there’s no shortage of historic treasures to be found in Tasmania.