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Art Gallery of South Australia

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Address: North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8207 7000
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A must-see in the city of Adelaide not only because it holds one of...

A must-see in the city of Adelaide not only because it holds one of Australia's finest art collections, but also because it offers a variety of activities for all ages.

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Beautiful building, interesting and varied selection of art, terrific restaurant.

Although this is not a large art gallery the collection is well curated and deserving of a visit. There is an excellent Australian art wing, which moves from colonial art through... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although this is not a large art gallery the collection is well curated and deserving of a visit. There is an excellent Australian art wing, which moves from colonial art through to artists of the 20th century. Another wing has a very interesting collection, a mixture of very modern and quite confronting pieces to conventional and more recognisable paintings. There... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You do not always expect amazing food in a gallery but the Art Gallery food is actually terrific. Service is great and it is lovely to be in such a great space. Highly recommend!

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South Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Adelaide is more historically focused with it's hard so you don't really see any modern artwork, paintings, or sculptures. I love the broad selection of historical artwork on the walls though, and the serene atmosphere evoked,

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Bern, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You find many different kinds of art, but the focus is on European and Australian art. The combination of sculptures and paintings is interesting. But I liked the art galleries of NSW (more Aboriginal art) and VIC (far more Aboriginal art, also a lot of Asian art and many interesting temporary exhibitions) better. The restaurant has a very good selection... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just love coming here. On a quiet day I love to come here and really take my time to read and appreciate the amazing artwork on display here. Well set out, security respectful and professional. Clean, open and an amazing building as well. Piece of wonderful culture and history in the centre of Adelaide. Easy to get to and... More 

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Bandung, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a free tour at that time. It was amazing with friendly guide for the tour inside the permanent gallery. You must come, It's beautiful, and many historical permanent gallery information/story that you can get from here. It's free to come inside to the gallery.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Galleries are always relaxing places to visit. You get away from the hustle and learn at the same time.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we love art so in Adelaide we went to check this museum out. we loved it. it's a nice little collection and it was lovely to stroll the halls. loved Thomas Gainsborough, Kennington, impressed to see Claude Lorrain, Pissaro, loved to see my personal fave Monnoyer. Very well displayed. much recommended

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful Art Gallery, very special collections. Superb exhibitions and an absolute must to understand Adelaide and its early settlement through its artists. Has an excellent bookshop.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in on the spur of the moment, very good galleries and paintings, a good place on a very hot day.

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