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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  • Impressive collection from all over PNG. Well displayed and cared-for artefacts, excellent display space, great to see PNG staff have laid out some of the display presentations and written the...  more »
  • The museum was fully renovated recently and is a must see for visitors to PNG. There are so many wonderful relics of the past and some very interesting modern pieces.  more »
  • The facelift given in 2018 made the place look spectacular.
  • True reflection of PNG's heritage. I like the female carvings. Lol 😉

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