Established in 1843, the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery is Australia's second-oldest museum and is a prominent attraction in Hobart. Being a museum, art gallery as well as state herbarium, the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery exhibits a wide range of material and items that showcase the rich cultural heritage and biodiversity of Tasmania. Visitors to Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery will be able to see numerous historical, scientific and artistic items ranging from decorative art to photographic collections to a wide array of preserved plant specimens housed in the Tasmanian Herbarium. It also features sections for geology, zoology, history, policies and research and is worth a visit when sight-seeing in Hobart.
Open on Tuesdays to Sundays from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Around 1 hour
Adults, Families, Young Adults, Children, Senior Travellers
The zoology specimens and the herbarium
Designated prayer facilities at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery will be unavailable for Muslim travellers but it is possible to enquire for a private area that can be used during prayer times. Muslim travellers can also visit the Hobart Mosque which is located on Warwick Street in West Hobart – the only known mosque in Hobart.
Muslim travellers looking for Halal food near Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery will need to visit some of the Halal restaurants in Hobart. Ali's Asian Café, Ganges, Kebab Rehab and Aladdin Restaurant are a couple of Halal restaurants that are well known in Hobart and serve a wide variety of Halal dishes.