Leading Museums, Museum Leaders

Top Museums & Galleries

Australian War Memorial voted one of world’s top twenty landmarks in 2014

‘The top 10 Australian museums you must see’, The Courier Mail, 19 September 2014

NEED a dose of culture or an educational outing for the kids these holidays?

Australia’s top museums have been revealed in the latest Travellers’ Choice Awards, as voted by reviewers on TripAdvisor.

So where are the nation’s must-see museums?

Melbourne lives up to its reputation as the capital of culture, dominating the top 10 list.

The National Gallery of Victoria was rated No.1, with Melbourne Museum at No.3 and the city’s Shrine of Remembrance at No.5.

Among rave reviews posted on the site, Gregory D of NSW describes the NGV as “without a doubt one of the world’s great galleries”.

“I was absolutely blown away by this gallery, it at least rivals and in many cases exceeds, other world galleries I have visited,” reviewer WetCoast1 of Vancouver wrote.

Tasmania’s MONA ranked as the nation’s second-best museum experience, while Canberra and Darwin each scored two entries in the list.

Sydney earned one entry, as did WA, but Queensland and Adelaide were absent from the top 10.

Earlier this year, the Australian War Memorial in Canberra was rated among the world’s top 20 landmarks according to TripAdvisor’s reviewers.

The top ten list as voted by TripAdvisor reviewers in the 2014 Travellers’ Choice Awards are:

1.  National Gallery of Victoria

2.  MONA, Hobart

3.  Melbourne Museum

4.  National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

5.  Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne

6.  Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin

7.  HMAS Sydney II Memorial, Geraldton

8.  National Portrait Gallery, Canberra

9.  Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney

10.  Defence of Darwin Experience, Darwin.

Council of Australasian Museum Directors, c/o Ms Daryl Karp, Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House PO Box 3934 Manuka, Australian Capital Territory 2603 Australia, © CAMD 2020
Disclaimer: The content of this website is provided for information purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for professional advice. No claim is made as to the accuracy or authenticity of the content of the website. The Council of Australasian Museum Directors does not accept any liability to any person for the information or advice (or the use of such information or advice) which is provided on this website. The information on our website is provided on the basis that all persons accessing the site undertake responsibility for assessing the relevance and accuracy of its content. No responsibility is taken for any information or services which may appear on any linked web sites. Hostgator.
.