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About MONA

MONA is an unforgettable experience located in Hobart, Tasmania. It houses David Walsh’s stunning collection of ancient, modern and contemporary art covering the captivating themes of sex and death – a subversive “adult Disneyland”! Since its opening on 21 January 2011, MONA has been thrilling visitors from all over with their moving exhibits as well as two revered annual music festivals: Mona Foma & Dark Mofo. Here at one of Australia’s largest privately funded museums, you can discover masterpieces that will fascinate your senses!

Venture twelve kilometres north of Hobart’s city centre to explore the provocative and engaging MONA, a $75-million museum burrowed into Triassic sandstone. It was created by philanthropist David Walsh with an abundance of ancient treasures set amid contemporary artworks that are sure to tantalize all modern mindsets.

The best way to access this gem is via ferry or shuttle bus from Brooke St Pier for standard ($22) or posh ($55). The Moorilla winery estate also awaits; its cellar door, opened in 1958 beckons visitors through wines & Moo Brew beer tastings at its restaurant, followed up by delicious cuisine in their bar-restaurant during summers pastime concerts on the lawns!


What to do at MONA

Mona, located in Hobart, Tasmania, is a museum created by David Walsh. This ever-evolving space offers guests unparalleled experiences ranging from breathtaking contemporary art and architecture to unique culinary delights and live music performances; the perfect place for an unforgettable experience! Mona’s diverse elements mean it can be considered both “David’s fitness marker” or even a “really elaborate marketing stunt.” With so much waiting to be discovered at this fascinating destination – you won’t want to pass up your chance to visit!

Located in scenic Hobart, Tasmania, on a picturesque riverbank lies Mona – the Museum of Old and New Art. Behind its subterranean architecture, you’ll find an impressive $110m private collection that showcases eclectic highlights from David Walsh’s vast artifacts & artwork! But it doesn’t stop there; within this cultural haven awaits two restaurants, several bars, cafe pavilions for accommodation seekers, Moo Brew off-site Brewery, and even more offerings to be discovered during our summer festival: Mona Foma or winter event – Dark Mofo. Step out of your comfort zone into adventure at Mona today!

Museum of old and now

One local company in Hobart that is involved in this tourist attraction is;

Name: Excavation Hobart Experts

Address: 65-69 Letitia St, North Hobart TAS 7000

Telephone: (03) 6144 4087