Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts


Monday9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Closed public holidays


Ground Floor, 91 Murray Street Hobart, Tasmania 7000

Wheelchair accessible

Wi-Fi access

6:00 am - 9:00 pm



(03) 6165 5584


Painting from the Allport collection

About Allport

The Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts is a special collection of the State Library of Tasmania. Explore its treasures in-person and online including nineteenth-century paintings, prints, rare books, Georgian furniture and decorative arts. Visit our website to find out more.


Visit us

The Allport Museum is located on the ground floor of the State Library and Archives building, in the far-right hand corner of the building as you enter. It is just a 5 minute walk from the city centre.
Entry is free and bookings are not required.

Exhibition on a wall


If you would like to book a tour for a school group or special interest group please email or phone (03) 6165 5584.

Decoration: many hands to express the accessibility


There is level access to all public areas of the State Library and Archives building, including the Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts.
We welcome guide dogs and assistance dogs into the Museum.



Visitors are invited to take photographs for personal use within the Allport Museum unless otherwise indicated. Please note use of flash and tripods is not permitted.

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