The Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) is an art museum located within the Moorilla winery on the Berriedale peninsula in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. It is the largest privately funded museum in the Southern Hemisphere.MONA houses ancient, modern and contemporary art from the David Walsh collection. Noted for its central themes of sex and death, the museum has been described by Walsh as a "subversive adult Disneyland.
MONA was officially opened on 21 January 2011. Along with its frequently updated indoor collection, MONA also hosts the annual MOFO and Dark MOFO music and arts festivals which showcase large-scale public art and live performances.
Mona is located on the banks of the River Derwent in Berriedale, eleven kilometres north of Hobart—approximately twenty-five minutes by water, or twenty minutes by road.
The best way to get to Mona
Sail to Mona aboard a high-speed, camouflaged ferry. The ferry sails regularly between Hobart and Mona, departing Hobart from Brooke Street Pier on the waterfront.
Other ways to get to Mona
Mona also have a bus (departing Hobart and the airport).
The museum is open Wednesday–Monday, 10am–5pm.
closed Tuesdays (except in January) and Christmas Day.