Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, Launceston

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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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  • I always enjoy a wander through the musueum, especially the First Nations area - great to read positive histories of palawa people. I also enjoyed seeing the Julia Gough piece upstairs. It is free.....  more
    I always enjoy a wander through the musueum, especially the First Nations area - great to read positive histories of palawa people. I also enjoyed seeing the Julia Gough piece upstairs. It is free.....  more »
  • Just arrived in Launceston, missed this “must visit” when doing homework on Tassie. Day 1 walking the town saw the signs and dropped in. A wow moment, the local history exhibit kept us there for 2... 
    Just arrived in Launceston, missed this “must visit” when doing homework on Tassie. Day 1 walking the town saw the signs and dropped in. A wow moment, the local history exhibit kept us there for 2...  more »
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  • A lot of good things in this museum with a good interactive area for kids and adults as well apparently. Space section was really well done with a lot of interesting information and has a good focus on Tasmanian scientific discoveries. Some really nice art of Tasmanian nature going back to 1863 in the upper section with a number of photographers having pieces. Well worth the visit and spent a good 2.5 hours exploring and would've been more if the planetarium was open!
  • Great place to go and entry is free. You will see the past ,stuffed animals,the town history. There is a large open room for all age kids for hands on leaning. There is access for wheel chair and prams. Have to pay for parking and wasn't expensive.

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