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Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery

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Fantastic museum!

The Queen Vic museum is excellent for anyone but especially great for children. There's lots of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
mrsmotte
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Tasmania
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Interesting range of artworks

We enjoyed the range of artworks on display, and particularly the history of the local indigenous... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Fiona A
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Brisbane, Australia
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Welcome to Australia’s largest regional museum The Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (QVMAG) has enjoyed a long and proud tradition having celebrated its 120th anniversary in 2011. Today it has two key Launceston sites: the 19th century railway...more
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2 Invermay Road, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Queen Vic museum is excellent for anyone but especially great for children. There's lots of hands-on and interactive exhibits to get the kids interested. It was also great for the grown ups. Being able to see the old train and workshed was great! Make...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed the range of artworks on display, and particularly the history of the local indigenous population. It was well put together and really interesting

Thank Fiona A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great displays and friendly staff. Found out things I didnt know including the wombats ancestor. Well worth a visit.

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 12 August 2018

The Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery are two separate entities run by the same organisation. The Museum is at 2 Invermay Road and the Gallery is 2 Wellington Street, across the River Esk. This review is for the Museum. We took our 4 year...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Lived a few hours spent here . The interactive exhibits were great fun for the kids and adults too - very well set out . Spider and dinosaur exhibits a hit with the kids too . The Tasmanian aboriginal history film was extremely well done...More

Thank Maureen W
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Had so much fun at the Spider exhibit and the planetarium. The phenomena factory was a blast and the tramway museum was really interesting

Thank madelinejay
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Victorian Style Grand House with original fittings and floorboards fitting for a museum. The atmosphere is peaceful where one can absorb relics of the past and the present. The Art Gallery Exhibit showing paintings of Glover and others framed in ornate golden frames are fascinating.

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 7 July 2018

I really enjoyed the Indigenous area of the gallery. As you enter the display area . You are greeted and Imformed it has story’s of the stars etc . Upstairs there are amazing works of art and a lot of portrait paintings

Thank Belsiii
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Wow what wonderful big and little peoples exhibit the spider exhibition at the Queen Vic Museum is in Launceston. The majority of the museum is free. To me paying a meer $5.00 to go into the spider room was a huge bonus. Allow at least...More

Thank M M
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Free entry except for special exhibitions. Bags/packs must be left at reception but the staff are extremely pleasant and helpful. Parts of the museum are within the old, refurbished tram way buildings so can be very cool in winter. Excellent souvenir shop.

Thank grstoward
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