Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, Launceston

4.6
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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 It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery and many more Launceston attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Launceston day trip planner.
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  • We first visited the Museum. So many things to see. They also have a planetarium show that you can do. I particularly enjoyed the Marjorie Bligh exhibit and the yarn bombing around the museum. The Art...  more »
  • The Launceston museum is really great! The dinosaur exhibition I would highly recommend!! Get there quick, it's only there for a short time!! The hands on science display is so cool!! And really fun! ...  more »
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  • Very interesting section dedicated to the history of Tasmanian railways. A good number of original artefacts on display. Free entry too. The hands on science section seemed to be a big hit with the schoolchildren. Unfortunately a number of exhibitions were closed at the time of my visit due to a forthcoming events.
  • I always enjoy learning about Australian history. The museum was fascinating with facts about the Tasmanian tiger and footage. I have first fleet ancestry, so I have an interest there. The aboriginal people have been though suffering from the white population.
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