National Museum and Art Gallery, Port Moresby

(3.6/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web)
Explore the fascinating exhibitions at National Museum and Art Gallery, a museum highlighting the natural and cultural heritage of Papua New Guinea. The building itself is a special display and features exotic artwork on the exterior walls. Inside, browse through five collections including natural history and artwork. The museum showcases more than 25,000 archeological items, 20,000 war relics, 7,000 contemporary art pieces, and more. Photography is not allowed inside the museum. Be sure to check the schedule before attending to see which temporary exhibit will also be on display. With our international travel planner, Port Moresby attractions like National Museum and Art Gallery can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • With a wide range of work from several areas of PNG, it provides a good review of the various tribal art. A strong area is the Sepik River. Exhibits change, so I was disappointed not to find a work (I...  more »
  • A fabulous collection of Melanesian artifacts, undoubtedly the best anywhere in the world and the building itself is an award winning design based on a Corbusier building and has an interesting suspen...  more »
  • If you want to learn essential things about this little-visited country, go to the Museum. So many interesting exhibits will open your eyes. So many different cultures in one country and all under one roof.
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