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Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, Launceston
Categories: Art Museums, History Museums, Museums
One of the largest museums not located in a capital city, Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery features wonderful collections of colonial art and Tasmanian history. The museum is located on two sites. The renovated warehouse at Inveresk Railyards features zoology collections and technology collection, as well as impressive colonial paintings. Its highlights are its working planetarium and displays with airplanes and railway workshops. For more artistic delights, visit the other location, at the Victorian-style Royal Park building, where traditional and contemporary art collections are displayed Add Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery and other attractions to your Launceston trip itinerary using our Launceston vacation generator.
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we went here because the day was a but yuck but we had a good couple of hours here just wandering around
Lots of fun. Quite an eclectic collection on both the art gallery and museum. Interactive sections were fanatic and lots of fun for children and adults. Friendly staff.
After the park, a quiet walk around and I generally now appreciate all museums and art galleries so in Launcston I enjoyed how the presentation is put together, the user friendly participation, good f... read more »
I love the Queen Victorian Museum and Art Gallery i always used to go there when i was little withy family and go on that bridge that made it feel like you were swinging but you weren't. I enjoyed all the fun activities i could do in that little area like the rocket and the thong that you would bang on a pipe and it would make different noises. But my favourite thing to look at was all the animals and the different kind of cares and learn about history.
Showcases some amazing Art. Local artists and history at display as well as some ever changing exhibitions coming around. Free entry. Must visit.
Fantastic attraction, really accessible and enjoyable
The whole family had a blast! And it's free!
Loads of interactive science for all ages (but mainly kids) at Invermay site
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