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Museum of Old and New Art

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Mona - the Museum of Old and New Art - is Australia's largest privately owned museum. It showcases owner David Walsh's collection, which includes more than 2000 artworks, antiquities and ethnographic pieces. The collection ranges from Egyptian...more
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655 Main Rd | Moorilla Estate, Berriedale, Glenorchy, Tasmania 7011, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

MONA is a very different museum - but well worth seeing, as it will expand your horizons! The ferry trip up the Derwent was a great way to add to sightseeing to your experience. Make sure you have pre-purchased both ferry ticket and MONA entry,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Awesome restaurant and special thanks to the most attentive waitress Meg. You are a superstar 💖. Great menu which changes frequently. A wonderful space in which to dine. A place to keep going back to.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We found the layout of the museum difficult to find our way around and disorientating. Very dark inside with no natural light and a bit maze like. Insufficient toilets. Most of the art works were lost on us. Not sure what made many of them...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As other reviewers have said, it’s not just the art (which is all modern and not really ‘old’ at all) but also the whole experience; the labyrinth layout underground and conversely views from the top outside, the devices and headphones you wear which tell you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I am not sure which work of art I found more ridiculous? The basin on a chair containing a knife and the 2 live goldfish or The video of the man on crutches climbing a set of stairs or The man displaying his back covered...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Webster710
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

MONA is a labyrinth of gallery spaces, where you see more if you hunt out some of the hidden spaces. The collection is mainly modern with plenty of video material, allow a day for the best experience! Catch the quirky ferry from the city and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David R
Reviewed 4 days ago

MONA was both an Unbelievable building with Unbelievable Art. Whilst maybe not everybody's cup of tea, we found it as good as the MET in New York. Not to be missed if you are in Hobart.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank am0ustafa
Reviewed 4 days ago

Girls weekend away - Ferry trip over was great, Musuem very different, some bizarre stuff but worth a look

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Justin B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Spent time with the latest exhibition, and although perfectly professional in every way, I missed the funky wild and almost theatrical presentations from the past. Mind you if minimal art is your thing then vast white rooms with installations and videos will give you satisfaction...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BaconXXX
Reviewed 5 days ago

My brother and I visited in January 2019 from NSW. We both agreed the bottom floor was mostly weird for the sake of being as basic as possible in the way that a lot of conceptual art is (video of someone screaming with some felt...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Beryl C
4 December 2018|
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Response from Michael L |
The museum is open Wednesday–Monday, 10am–6pm. closed most Tuesdays and Christmas Day. \ Summer opening hours are 10am–6pm from 1 December 2018—28 April 2019.
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Almotthart
3 August 2018|
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Response from Purled_Fork | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend a minimum of three hours but up to 5 or longer if you intend to dine or take in outdoor entertainment
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Si K
2 January 2018|
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Response from BigPoppaPauley | Reviewed this property |
Personally I wouldn’t take my children if they were this age. Some of the art is disturbing and not suitable for such an impressionable age. The ‘Museum of Everything’ is fantastic as one mentioned, however you need to use... More
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