Opening hours

The museum is open Wednesday–Monday, 10am–5pm. 

Pharos is open until midnight from Thursday 21–Sunday 24 June to mark the opening of Ryoji Ikeda’s spectra in the museum grounds.

We're closed most Tuesdays and Christmas Day.

Winter opening hours are 10am–5pm from Wednesday 4 April 2018.

Summer opening hours announced soon.  

Please note: We're open every day in January.

Faro, our new bar and restaurant located in Pharos, is open for dinner Wednesday–Monday. Museum visitors can eat and drink at Faro throughout the day.

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The Source Restaurant is open Wednesday–Monday for breakfast and lunch, and for dinner on Friday and Saturday evenings.

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The Wine Bar is open from 9am.

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The Cellar Door is open from 9.30am.

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Our museum gift shop, cafe, library, and Void Bar often close slightly earlier than the museum.

Admission

If you are Tasmanian or under 18, admission is free (you'll still need to pick up a ticket at the museum). For everyone else, tickets are $28 for adults and $25 concession.

Admission prices may change without notice. ID will be requested upon entry.

Museum entry includes access to Pharos, which you enter from level B3.

Some of the artworks in Pharos have additional entry requirements. You’ll need to book a $25 combined ticket to see James Turrell’s Unseen Seen and Weight of Darkness. Entry is timed and limited to two people per session. 18+ only. Book online. Check the O for entry to Turrell’s Event Horizon.

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Avoid the queues.

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Getting here

Mona is located eleven kilometres north of Hobart, Tasmania—approximately twenty-five minutes by ferry, or twenty minutes by road.

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Mona is located eleven kilometres north of Hobart, Tasmania—approximately twenty-five minutes by ferry, or twenty minutes by road.

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MR-1 Fast Ferry

Our camouflaged catamaran sails between Brooke Street Pier and Mona often, and takes around twenty-five minutes one way. There are 99 steps upon arrival at Mona.

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Please phone Ticket Support to discuss accessibility requirements, or to make a booking for a passenger under four. 

Posh Pit

$55 (one way or return)

Upgrade and enjoy complimentary drinks and canapés in our exclusive lounge, bar, and private deck. Upon arrival: take a tour of the Moorilla winery on us (first in, best dressed; phone Ticket Support in advance to check availability and secure a spot).

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Standard

$22 (one way or return)

Sit on sheep. 

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Mona

655 Main Road
Berriedale Tasmania 7011

Mona Roma Express (bus)

Our coach cruises up the Brooker Highway between Brooke Street Pier, Hobart and Mona often, and takes around thirty minutes one way. Passengers under four are free, but must be issued with a ticket.

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Standard

$22 (one way or return)
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Airport Express (bus)

Departs Hobart Airport (outside the Virgin arrivals hall), Brooke Street Pier, and Mona. Some coaches between Hobart Airport and Mona stop via Brooke Street Pier. Passengers under four are free, but must be issued with a ticket. Allow forty-five minutes.

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Standard

$22 (one way or return)

Other ways

Drive

Parking is free, but there’s not much of it. Allow twenty minutes.

Accessible parking is available; look for the sign on the right-hand-side of the driveway.

Taxi

Cycle

The northern suburbs and Hobart are connected via the intercity cycleway. Need a bike? Hire one at Brooke Street Pier, or Mona, for $25. 

Bus

Metro numbers 510, 520, 521, 522 and X20 pass Mona. Prices vary.   

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There is lots to do at Mona besides look at art. We often do stuff around Hobart, too.

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But if you get sick of us, here are some things we recommend you try.

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And some places we recommend you stay.

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And an airline we recommend you fly with.

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If you are visiting the museum with more than fourteen friends, you will need to organise your museum entry and transport tickets over the phone.

Most areas of Mona are accessible, with the exception of Unseen Seen, Weight of Darkness, the Pausiris gallery, and the Round House. Motorised wheelchairs are permitted.

Accessible parking is available; look for the sign on the right-hand-side of the driveway.

If arriving via ferry, please phone Ticket Support to discuss your requirements.

If you would like to borrow a wheelchair, see staff at the visitor information desk. Please note that wheelchairs are limited, and cannot be reserved. If you have specific requirements, please phone Ticket Support in advance.

Ticket Support

Lost & found

If you lose something, see staff at the visitor information desk, or email info@mona.net.au.

First aid

See staff at the visitor information desk, or ask a gallery attendant.

Strobe lights

If you are sensitive to strobe and rapid-movement light, please use the map provided and avoid marked sections. You can also obtain a copy of this on site. If in doubt, see staff at the visitor information desk. 

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Cloaking

Free, and located behind the visitor information desk. Backpacks, umbrellas and water bottles, and bags and packages larger than 30cm x 40cm, must be checked in. Prams can be checked, or taken into the museum.

If travelling via ferry, you can store your luggage at Brooke Street Pier. Locker prices start from $6.

Content warning

Some artworks may be confronting. If you'd like to know which galleries to avoid, please see staff at the museum information desk.

Photography

No tripods, flashes, or professional photography. If you’re on Instagram or Twitter, tag your snaps with #monamuseum and @monamuseum. You can also check in at facebook.com/monamuseum.

Smoking

Outside only. Please use the ashtrays provided—they’re scattered around the grounds.

BYO

No BYO on site. Sorry. Go to one of our bars or eateries instead. 

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We don’t have labels on the walls. We have the O, which allows you to read about the art on display and listen to interviews with the artists. Pick one up inside the museum or download the app to your iPhone. It’s free. (Only available for iOS, sorry.)

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Get a printed copy on site.

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