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Yes, I was sad the National Museum & Art Gallery was closed for renovations and there was no signage to advise of the closure. Hopefully this venue will hold pride of place in the near future - jointly funded by the PNG & Australian Governments....More
There is absolutely no warning as you drive in that all the buildings are closed. You can only view the rusty, disintegrating handful of jeeps, trucks, artillery pieces, and airplane engines that are outside, as well as a few carvings. Disappointing! They should have a...More
Beware my Travel Friends - The National Museum and Art Gallery is closed for renovations for the APEC event. I am to understand that it is closed until at least March 2017. There is a lack of information, notice and even knowledge of this, so...More
Took a taxi who brought me to the museum for a visit. There were many interesting exhibits. It was small and we had a short time window, but loved what I saw as it gave a glimpse into the history of the country.
One of Port-Moresby (very) few attractions. Very interesting display of traditional artefacts. The visit is free of charge but donation when leaving goes without saying.
(The A/C works full blast and one can get really cold after a couple of minutes)
We hired a driver for the day and this was one of our must see spots. Well worth the hour plus. The walk around outside is great, and the treasures inside are fascinating. You forget the amazing history in PNG given the recent strife there....More
Response from RebeccaandtheWorld | Reviewed this property |
Hi Laura, the museum is only around 20 mins from the airport. Very close. But call them first to check if they're open. If you have a group they'll probably be able to offer some kind of guided tour for you. I can't put the... More
Hi Laura, the museum is only around 20 mins from the airport. Very close. But call them first to check if they're open. If you have a group they'll probably be able to offer some kind of guided tour for you. I can't put the link here but I have a blog post about the museum on my blog Rebecca and the World (go to the Papua New Guinea section).