New Norcia Museum & Art Gallery, New Norcia

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Get a glimpse of the fascinating history of Australia's only monastic town at New Norcia Museum & Art Gallery. The museum features an eclectic mix of monastery memorabilia, a collection of 16th-century religious art, and a famous botanical collection. Take a guided tour to find out more about New Norcia's Benedictine community and Aboriginal mission. The artworks on display include oil paintings by post-Renaissance Spanish and Italian masters, as well as photographs, sculptures, and one video work by contemporary Australian artists. The gift shop offers freshly baked bread, as well as locally produced wine, ale, and olive oil. Our New Norcia tour itinerary builder tool makes visiting New Norcia Museum & Art Gallery and other New Norcia attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • If you take the guided tour of the town, and check out the museum and art gallery, you gain a wonderful insight into a slice of Western Australian history. The welcome is warm and friendly, the shop i...  more »
  • We spent a lovely day at New Norcia. We purchased a combined ticket for the Museum/Art Gallery and the escorted walking tour. We arrived early and wandered the Gift Shop and the Museum/Art Gallery. We...  more »

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