TASMANIAN MUSEUMS

From Australia’s largest regional museum, the Queen Victorian Museum and Art Gallery 

Who has visited all our treasures?*


CENTRAL TASMANIA/THE MIDLANDS
Australasian Golf Museum, Bothwell
Bothwell Historical Society
Bothwell Literary Society
Brighton Heritage Association Inc., Pontville
Chauncy Vale house: Day Dawn, Bagdad
Colebrook History Room
Hamilton Heritage Centre
Heritage Highway Museum and Visitor Information Centre, Campbell Town
Oatlands Colonial Collection – Callington Mill Visitor Centre
Oatlands District Historical Society
Tasmanian Wool Centre, Ross 
Waddamana Power Station Museum 
The Woodsdale Museum 

NORTHERN TASMANIA
Bass and Flinders Centre, George Town
Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre
Clarendon – National Trust of Australia (Tasmania), Nile
Entally Estate Historic Site, Hadspen
Evandale History Society Inc
Franklin House – National Trust of Australia (Tasmania), Launceston
George Town Watch House
Launceston Historical Society Inc
Launceston Tramway Museum Inc.
Longford RSL Museum
Low Head Pilot Station Museum
National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, Launceston
The Norfolk Plains Heritage Centre and Lake Masonic Lodge, Longford
Old Umbrella Shop – National Trust of Australia (Tasmania), Launceston
Pearn’s Steam World, Westbury
Port Sorell History Group
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (QVMAG), Launceston
Richardson’s Harley-Davidson Museum, Prospect
Tasmanian Horse Drawn Vehicle Foundation, Clarence Point
Tucker Tennis Museum, Newstead
The Vintage Tractor Shed, Westbury
Westbury and Districts Historical Society
West Tamar Historical Society Inc., Westbury


The Tasmanian Arts Guide helps find the places to go and the things to see in the arts in Tasmania including museums and galleries. Its trails take you around the state (or up the road). 





NORTH-EAST TASMANIA
Avoca Museum and Information Centre
Bowman History Room, Whitemark, Flinders Island
Derby Schoolhouse Museum
Dorset Museum, Scottsdale
East Coast Veterans’ Information and Support Centre and Museum, St Helens
Furneaux Museum – Furneaux Historical Association, Emita, Flinders Island
Ringarooma Community Cultural Heritage Association
Rossarden and Storys Creek Museum
St Helens History Room
St Marys Cranks & Tinkerers
St Patricks Head and Esk Valley Historical Society Inc., St Marys
Scottsdale RSL Museum

NORTH-WEST COAST
Axeman’s Hall of Fame, Latrobe
Bass Strait Maritime Centre, Devonport
Burnie Regional Museum
Circular Head Heritage Centre, Smithton
Deloraine & District Folk Museum
Devonport RSL Sub-Branch – Jack Mason Memorial Museum
Don River Railway, Don
Elizabeth Town Collectables Museum
Forth Valley History Group, Forth
Highfield Historic Site, Stanley
Home Hill, Devonport
House of Anvers Chocolate Factory, Latrobe
Joe Lyons Cottage, Stanley
Kentish Museum, Sheffield
King Island Museum, Currie
Latrobe Court House Museum
Penguin History Group Inc.
The Redwater Creek Steam & Heritage Society, Sheffield
Stanley Discovery Museum and Genealogy Centre
Tiagarra – Tasmanian Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Museum, Devonport
 Ulverstone History Museum
Waratah Museum
Wilmot Museum
Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition Centre
Wynyard Historical Society
Yarns Artwork in Silk – Great Western Tiers Visitors Centre, Deloraine

SOUTH-EAST COAST
Bicheno Motorcycle Museum
East Coast Heritage Museum, Swansea
The Glamorgan Spring Bay Historical Society Inc., Swansea
Maria Island National Park – Darlington
Spring Bay Maritime and Discovery Centre, Triabunna


SOUTHERN TASMANIA
Australian Army Museum Tasmania, Hobart
Bellerive Historical Society Inc. Tasmania
Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration, Adventure Bay, Bruny Island
Bruny Island Historical Society, Alonnah
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, South Hobart
Channel Heritage Centre, Margate
Coal River Valley Historical Society Inc., Richmond
The Copping Museum
Cygnet Living History Museum
Old School, Dover
 Federation Chocolate Factory and Heritage Museum, Taranna
Franklin History Group Inc.
Friends’ School History and Archives Collection, North Hobart
Friends of Ida Bay Historical Society Inc
Geeveston Archives and History Society Inc
Grote Reber Museum, Cambridge
Hobart Town (1804) First Settlers’ Association Inc., Glenorchy
The Huon Valley Apple and Heritage Museum, Grove
The John Elliott Classics Museum, UTAS, Sandy Bay
Josephite Mission and History Centre, New Town
Markree House Museum and Garden, Battery Point
Maritime Museum of Tasmania, Hobart
MONA (Museum of Old and New Art), Berriedale
Moorings Museum, Bellerive
Narryna, Hobart
New Norfolk Historical Information Centre
Ouse History Room Penitentiary Chapel Historic Site, Hobart
The Port Arthur Historic Site,
RAAF Association (TAS Division) Inc., Hobart,
Richmond Gaol,
Runnymede – National Trust of Australia (Tasmania), New Town
The Sandy Bay Historical Society Inc.
Sorell School Pioneer Village
The Southern Beaches Historical Society, Dodges Ferry
St Michael’s Collegiate School, Hobart
 St Virgil’s College Centenary History Centre, Austins Ferry
Tasman Peninsula Historical Society,
Premaydena (TPHS)
The Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office (TAHO), Hobart
Tasmanian Cricket Museum and Library, Bellerive
The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG), Hobart
The Tasmanian Fire Museum, Hobart and Glenorchy
Tasmanian Parliamentary Museum and Special Collections, Hobart
Tasmanian Scout Heritage Centre, Kingston
The Tasmanian Transport Museum, Glenorchy
The Theatre Royal, Hobart
Upper Huon History Group Inc., Glen Huon
Warships and Marine Corps Museum, Franklin


WEST COAST
Eric Thomas Galley Museum, Queenstown
Rosebery Band Hall Heritage Centre, Rosebery
Trial Harbour History Room
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan

Museums workers! If your place isn't on this list of 185 museums, historic sites and galleries (or you think you shouldn't be..) let us know email: museumstasmania@gmail.com

*From the Tasmania Island of Treasures by Sue Atkinson (now sadly out of print). 



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