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If the (Tasmanian) Devil’s In the Details, then Tasmania's MONA Pavilions Have Got It Right

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  Site Where: 665 Main Road, Berriedale, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 7011
May 18, 2012 at 3:15 PM | by | ()

Okay. We’re just going to say it. These accommodation Pavilions on the grounds of Australia’s largest private museum are sexy. As in sizzlin’.

First, there’s the museum itself. MONA (as in Museum of Old and New Art) is an edgy, subterranean gallery owned by multi-millionaire David Walsh, who is said to have gained his vast wealth through gambling. Four underground levels built into an old sandstone quarry contain a $110+-million USD collection including pieces by Damien Hirst and Jean-Michel Basquiat.

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