Opening hours

Mona will temporarily close from Wednesday 18 March while the COVID-19 situation unfolds. We will continue to review our options; more info to come.

If you have a function booked or tickets purchased during this time, our staff will contact you soon. If you have any questions, email tickets@mona.net.au.

 

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 $30 for adults and $27 concession. ID will be requested upon entry.

Some artworks require an additional ticket. Book here on the website, or on your O device when you visit and pay at the artwork entrance (card only, no cash).

The Divine Comedy

Alfredo Jaar
$20 ticket with timed entry
16+

Mona’s answer to the afterlife.

Unseen Seen + Weight of Darkness

James Turrell
$25 ticket with timed entry
18+

Take your neural battering lying down.

Event Horizon

James Turrell
$10 ticket

Experience the Ganzfeld Effect. Book with your O device when you visit.

Getting here

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

Wheelchair access from the ferry to the museum is limited. Please call ticket support +61 (3) 6277 9978.

 

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

 

MR-I + MR-II FAST FERRIES

Our camouflaged catamarans sail between Brooke Street Pier and Mona often, and take around twenty-five minutes one way.

Read more >

Wheelchair access from the ferry to the museum is limited. Please phone Ticket Support to discuss accessibility requirements, or to make a booking for a passenger under four.

+61 (3) 6277 9978

Posh Pit

$55 (one way or return, same-day travel only)

Upgrade and enjoy complimentary drinks and canapés in our exclusive lounge, bar, and private deck. 
If you get in early you can also have a complimentary tour of the Moorilla winery on arrival—spaces are limited though, so you do need to call ahead to secure a ticket (also if you have any accessibility requirements [prams, wheelchairs, etc], please let us know when you call, as there are stairs and a fair amount of walking involved).

+61 (3) 6277 9978

Standard

$22 (one way or return, same-day travel only)

Sit on sheep/tigers.

+61 (3) 6277 9978

 

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. Wheelchair-accessible.

Standard

$22 (one way or return, same-day travel only)

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. Wheelchair-accessible.

Standard

$22 (one way or return, same-day travel only)

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

131008

Australia wide

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.   

Go to timetable >

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

Stuff to do >

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

Tasmanian experiences >

And some places we recommend you stay.

Tasmanian accommodation >

And an airline we recommend you fly with.

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.

+61 (03) 6277 9978

School Bookings

School groups are very welcome at Mona, but please book at least 14 days ahead of time. We’ll provide you with resources to help plan your visit.

Book >

Ticket Support

+61 (3) 6277 9978

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

The O supports VoiceOver and screen reader functionality for people who are blind, have low vision, or are dyslexic. For the best experience, we recommend downloading the O app to your iPhone. Or, you can ask staff for an accessible O when you visit.

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

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, or would like to discuss transport options to and from Mona, please phone Ticket Support in advance.

Ticket Support

+61 (3) 6277 9978

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. 

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.

Underground

The museum is mostly subterranean. Be aware if you don't like confined spaces and low lighting. Speak to staff if you need assistance.

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. 

Eat & drink

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.)

We aren't supplying headphones to visitors while the COVID-19 situation unfolds. Please bring your own to access audio content on the O.

 

 

Download from the App Store >

Retrieve your tour >

 

Get a printed copy on site.