Mona is open four days a week.
Fridays to Mondays, 10am–5pm.
9–19 June, we’ll be open until 6pm.
The Source Restaurant is open for lunch Friday–Monday, 12–4pm. Pre-bookings essential.
Faro Bar & Restaurant is open for lunch Friday–Monday from 12-4pm, and dinner Friday–Sunday from 6pm. Pre-bookings essential. Faro is closed for maintenance from Tuesday 27 June until Thursday 27 July. Have a look at our other food and drink-y options here.
Our other bars and eateries are open during museum hours.
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Everyone needs a ticket. Even if you’re Tasmanian. Bookings are a must.
Please note: Mona is cashless. This includes all tickets, restaurants and bars. Bring your card.
Cloaking available. Please cloak all large items and umbrellas.
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It's still free to get in to the museum. But there’s a catch. You have to pre-book your trip and pay a deposit; if you show up, you can get your deposit back. We are restricted with numbers so we can’t have people booking and then not showing up. If you do that, the cost is $10 and a lifetime of shame.
The deposit is $10, adults and concession only. No deposit for under 18s (but booking still required).
After your visit, you will receive an email wherein you can choose to have your $10 refunded, or leave it with Daddy Walsh and he’ll pop it straight on the doggies.
For everyone else, museum entry is $35 for adults, $30 concession and $10 for under 18s and free for under 12s.
You can book timed museum entry or if you can’t commit to a time, book a wildcard instead. Wildcard entry is subject to capacity.
Under 18s are free, but will still need to book a timed or wildcard ticket.
Free for everyone (no booking required). Art on the lawns and museum plaza, plus outdoor eating and drinking, plus live music daily. Plus plus. Does not include museum entry.
Our high-speed catamarans sail between Hobart’s Brooke Street Pier and Mona often, and take around twenty-five minutes one way. Please phone Ticket Support if you’d like to make a booking for a passenger under four.
If travelling on the ferry, there are 99 steps upon arrival at Mona. There’s an accessible entrance via tunnel if you need it. Just make yourself known to staff onboard. But David says you have to take the stairs if you’re able.
All passengers on Mona transport are encouraged to wear a face mask.
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$17 one way or return, same-day travel only
Catch our wheelchair-accessible bus to Mona. Departs Hobart from outside Brooke Street Pier and takes around thirty minutes one way.
If you require wheelchair access, please call Ticket Support to book. +61 (3) 6277 9978.
All passengers on Mona transport are encouraged to wear a face mask
Parking is free, but there’s not much of it. Allow twenty minutes. Accessible parking is available; head up the driveway and turn left. Look for the signs.
The northern suburbs (that’s where Mona is) are connected to Hobart via the intercity cycleway.
A great option. Use the app.
We’re following advice from state and federal health authorities about how to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission.
- Timed and staggered museum entry;
- Physical distancing controls;
- Distinct service times in our restaurants, so we can manage capacity;
- Increased cleaning;
- Advanced hygiene protocols;
- Visitor and staff record keeping.
If you are feeling unwell, please do not visit Mona. If you have booked tickets, contact us and we’ll organise a refund or exchange (see our Terms and Conditions for more info). For more information about our safety measures, please email Ticket Support at email@example.com.
We don’t have labels on the walls at Mona. We have the O.
Includes information about the art on display plus a visitor guide and maps, pinpointing useful stuff like the three lifts, parent and carer room, and accessible toilets. The O supports VoiceOver and screen reader functionality. We recommend downloading the O app before your visit.
Mona is mostly accessible, with some limitations. Find out more below.
If you have any questions or specific requirements, contact our Bookings and Enquiries team before your visit.
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Mona is cashless. Includes our restaurants, bars, and ticketed artworks. Bring your card.
Speak to a staff member.
Strobe lighting and loud audio operate in some galleries. Use the map on The O to avoid these parts of the museum or speak with staff about which artworks to avoid.
Cloaking Available. Please cloak all large items and umbrellas.
There are several charging locations around Mona, including the box office on the tennis court and information desk inside the museum (hand in your device to get charged, get a tag for it and collect it later). There are also charging lockers in the Ether Building. Free of charge.
Some artworks may be confronting and / or not suitable for kids. Check the O for the adult content icon or ask a gallery attendant.
The museum is mostly subterranean. Be aware if you don't like confined spaces and low lighting. Speak to staff if you need assistance.
Quiet, private and located on level B3 of the museum. Speak to gallery staff for access.
Change tables are located in most accessible toilets on site. In the museum: next to the museum entrance; and on B3, next to the Void Bar (close to the main lift) and in the Round House at the far end of the floor. Outside the museum: in the Moorilla Wine Bar and Ether Building
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.
Outside only. Please use the ashtrays provided.
No BYO (food or alcohol) on site. Sorry.
If you are visiting Mona with more than ten friends, you will need to phone Ticket Support to organise your museum entry and transport tickets.
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School groups are very welcome at Mona but please book at least 14 days ahead of time. To book, we require one teacher per every ten students for contact tracing.
Due to the pandemic, we won’t be handing out O devices; download the O app to your iPhone or Android device. We’ll also provide you with resources to help plan your visit.
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