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Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

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About Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) collects, preserves, researches, interprets, displays and safeguards the natural and cultural heritage of Tasmania. The Museum is one of the few in the world to combine a history and science museum, art gallery and herbarium and provide free entry to more than 350,000 people a year. Highlights for visitors include the award-winning Tasmanian Aboriginal exhibition Ningennah Tunapry, and the Islands to Ice: Antarctica and the Southern Ocean exhibition. As well as strong Aboriginal and Antarctic exhibitions, TMAG boasts galleries housing outstanding collections of colonial artists such as John Glover, Medals and Money (numismatics gallery) and Tasmanian fauna, including the mysterious Thylacine (Tasmanian tiger). The collections are housed in a precinct boasting the most significant group of historical buildings in Australia and is of continued importance for Aboriginal Tasmanians. As well as strong Aboriginal and Antarctic exhibitions, TMAG boasts galleries housing outstanding collections of colonial artists such as John Glover, Medals and Money (numismatics gallery) and Tasmanian fauna, including the mysterious Thylacine (Tasmanian Tiger). TMAG has a world-class Learning and Discovery program allowing opportunities for education professionals and tourism operators to provide an enhanced visitor experience. The Museum has also embarked on an ambitious redevelopment of the site to allow it to build on its strength as Tasmania's preeminent cultural and scientific institution. The collections are housed in a precinct boasting

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40 Macquarie Street
Hobart


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Website: http://www.tmag.tas.gov.au/


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