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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 today

I think art is weird. What people can sell as expensive art works and other people pay to view never ceases to confuse me. That sentiment encapsulates about 90 percent of MONA for me. Art is weird. David Walsh is weird. This place is weird....More

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Reviewed today

I'd heard about MONA from several people who had been and decided this was on our bucket-list. Really glad it was. The galleries are amazing, the staff really helpful and displays intriguing and somewhat wacky. . My advice - get to MONA and be inspired!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Several people told us that this attraction was a must see on a visit to Tasmania. It certainly was. We started with a visit to the MONA ticket office and arranged to join the 12 noon sailing of the Mona Roma, the ferry which services...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited MONA after being told about it by our travel agent. There is an amazing amount of Art which many will find challenging , however there is so much variation that I believe everyone will find something of interest or certainly thought provoking. At...More

Thank PaulW888
Reviewed 3 days ago

I am not sure how else to describe it but interesting. I am not an art (of this type) lover so lets start with outside the gallery as it has restaurants and bars in various settings. A hint for those driving there if the car...More

Thank 60jonno
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Sorry to all you people who have been seriously affected by hallucinating drugs and think the art work here is art .A wall full of plaster vaginas and a defacating machine was one of the best laughs in ages .Glad I went although staff here...More

Thank carolineking8
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had been to Mona 2 years ago and loved it. Really different and interesting exhibits. We visited this time with friends. Quite disappointed as it was just a bit too weird and not nearly as much variety or works as previously seen. Lots of...More

Thank SorrySue
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Glad I went but wouldn’t go again. Kids were free entry so that was a bonus. Enjoyed the Ferry ride more! Not what I would call “art”. Waiting in line to watch a machine do a poo is not my idea of art. Some exhibits...More

Thank Loretta R
Reviewed 6 days ago

I am a bit partial to Museums in cities I visit (not so much Art galleries). MONA is the most unusual Museum and Gallery I have been to. A very strange collection of works that are intriguing, sometimes baffling but always provided some interest or...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’d heard lots about this museum and how provocative it is. From the ferry ride to the initial first entry into the museum the experience messes with ones senses and it’s really like no other place I’ve been to. There are some whacky displays like...More

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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 Y5492XGpaulv | 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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18 December 2017|
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Response from CherryPehar | Reviewed this property |
You can do both without price doubling but ferry beats bus hands down The sightseeing on ferry is amazing and adds an extra adventure to the day A bus ride is a little ho hum If you go by ferry you can upgrade to Posh Pit... More
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