Qvmag Natural Science Basement Tour

Royal Park Art Gallery, 2 Wellington Street Launceston, lutruwita (Tasmania)

Saturday, Aug 28

Booking required

Book now

BOOKINGS OPEN 12 NOON, FRIDAY AUG 13, 2021

Discover the Natural Sciences collections that are housed below the Art Gallery. Find out about the diversity of plants and animals held at the QVMAG, and their history and role in biodiversity science and species discovery. You will also look back into Tasmania’s deep past in the geology and palaeontology collections. This 45-minute tour would suit young families, naturalists and those interested in a unique part of Launceston’s history.

Architect: John Duncan

Highlights: Historical and modern collection of fauna, flora and geology

Building Specs: Type: natural sciences museum and art gallery. Officially opened: 1891

Accessibility: Wheelchair access to most locations within the basement. This tour is open to children.

Pre-booked Guided Tour Times: 10.15 am, 11.15 am, 12.15 pm, and 1.15 pm

Duration: 45 minutes

BOOKINGS OPEN 12 NOON, FRIDAY AUG 13, 2021

Location

Launceston

Building Types

Cultural

Education

Architectural Period

Victorian (1851-1901)

Features

Architectural Design

Heritage

History of Launceston

New to Program

Suitable for Children

Accessibilities

Pram Friendly

Wheelchair Friendly

See. Snap. Share. Win.

Share your pics of your favourite places and the stories that go with them on Instagram or Facebook, using the hashtags #oh_hobart and #oh_launceston to enter this year’s photo competition. Stay tuned for a host of prizes.

#oh_hobart
#oh_launceston