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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  • All PNG is a living museum of cultural history, of art, of tribes, of villages, of spirit houses,so it can be interesting to conclude this adventure with a visit to this national museum. A short walk from the Palace of Parliament, then an opportunity to see both. Not very big, well structured. Although Port Moresby doesn't offer much in the end when it's all about attractions, it's still the pleasure of a relaxing morning.
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  • spent only an hour to see everything and had a guide to explain the artifacts and war remains but one place to visit while in Port Moresby  more »
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  • Excellent museum with many interesting artifacts. There is an exhibit that is going in about oral histories of WWII, I hope to be able to go back and see it in the future. The air conditioning was a welcome relief from the heat of POM.
  • Good history of the country but the delivery is lacking. There were so many interesting items that just didn’t have enough background information.
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