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National Gallery of Australia

Parkes Place, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6240 6502
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Parkes Place, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6240 6502

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the many attractions we visited whilst in Canberra. To myself and partner it was very interesting, but my children became a little bored due to the amount of time we spent there. It has some amazing artworks and is well worth...More

Thank dasdad54
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the walk through this gallery, some of the modern art not to my taste but an interesting range

Thank Paul h
Reviewed 1 week ago

The gallery is obviously great for Blue Poles etc and a fine Indigenous collection. However, what was unexpected was free weekend parking and a beautiful spot for the café overlooking the gardens and some simple café selections for lunch. Very relaxing and a nice adjunct...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently visit the NGA and I was very impressed by their collection of Australian artist from the 19th century onwards. Also, it has an extensive aboriginal art collection. Moreover, the Gallery has a large collection of art from around the world, from Asia to...More

Thank Mariela Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The National Gallery of Australia is very large and offers a range of both Australian and international exhibits. The building itself is quite impressive let alone the art! We spent around an hour but could easily have spent half a day there. It is easy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous gallery. Absolutely loved the Sydney Nolan Ned Kelly room. Great sculpture garden too. Beautiful gallery and was free.

Thank annwU1537TA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoy visiting this place every 6 months. It is one of the landmark places to see in the capital, and it is enjoyable to walk around soaking up the art and history.

Thank kman2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This phenomenal collection is awe inspiring and worth allowing plenty of time for. Their are pieces from Matisse, Cezanne, de Kooning, Monet, Warhol, Pollock and Sidney Nolan just to name a few. Amazing Indigenous collection too. Don't rush!

Thank Gina B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I particularly loved the vast aboriginal and Torres strait islands art work selection. I was really struck by the diversity of the works and different movements of styles over the years.

Thank Lilybee2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We first went here on a rainy day, and returned on a sunny day to see the sculpture garden. The gallery is massive, and full of both beautiful and interesting works. Even if you aren't an art lover, it is well worth visiting, as there...More

Thank corgan00
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Where is the best place to buy a ticket
19 January 2017|
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Response from Lisa M | Reviewed this property |
You can buy tickets there only a few people in the que when I went on a friday afternoon
How do I get there using public transportation.
26 December 2016|
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Response from betsey67 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know -- we drove.
Anne C
Is there an entry cost?
28 February 2015|
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Response from katherine l | Reviewed this property |
no its free entry but special exhibitions charge separately.