dAda mUse is Tasmania’s new gallery, located in Launceston. The Surrealist Art Museum is the home of Australia’s largest collection of Salvador Dalí works on paper.

Armando Posse
el pintor Dali (The painter Dali), 1953

The dAda mUse building is one of Launceston’s most historically noteworthy buildings. Located on Cimitiere Street, the 1842 Johnstone and Wilmot building has been carefully renovated to retain historical features while providing new spaces including the art museum.  

Mission Statement

To foster a cultural and educational space where the local community and visitors engage with history and heritage through perception and surrealist art, without any barriers.


Our main entrance has 5 steps and once inside there is full mobility access. 

Mobility aids including wheelchairs are able to access a side entrance and lift from street level. 

To make an appointment for our ground level lift access please contact us.


Level 1 (lower floor)

Entrance to the lower floor is free of charge but donations are welcome.

Level 2 (upper floor)

Entrance to the upper floor is ticketed. This floor showcases original and rare artworks.

Entrance to the upper floor is $10.

Under 14 children are free.

Family ticket (2 adults and children 16 and under) is $25.


You are welcome to take photographs of your experience at dAda mUse, but please respect Australian copyright laws.

Please do not use flash photography as light can damage the artworks.


Toilets are available on both floors of the art museum.


If you have any questions, please contact our friendly staff via the contact page.