National Museum and Art Gallery, Port Moresby

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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 custom trip 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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  • There is absolutely no warning as you drive in that all the buildings are closed. You can only view the rusty, disintegrating handful of jeeps, trucks, artillery pieces, and airplane engines that are ...  more »
  • Beware my Travel Friends - The National Museum and Art Gallery is closed for renovations for the APEC event. I am to understand that it is closed until at least March 2017. There is a lack of informat...  more »
  • Took a taxi who brought me to the museum for a visit. There were many interesting exhibits. It was small and we had a short time window, but loved what I saw as it gave a glimpse into the history of t...  more »

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