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Art Gallery of New South Wales

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Address: Art Gallery Road | The Domain, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: 2 9225 1744
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Wed 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Tue 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: One of Australia's leading art museums. Over 1.3 million people visit each...
One of Australia's leading art museums. Over 1.3 million people visit each year. Located 15 minutes walk from the city centre, with impressive collections of Aboriginal, Australian, European, Asian and contemporary art. Open daily, free general admission.Late opening Wednesdays until 9pm with free talks, films, live music and more.
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I did not think the Art Gallery would contain such a big collection and display them in such a lovely old building. It is worth a few hours to visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Douai, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I did not think the Art Gallery would contain such a big collection and display them in such a lovely old building. It is worth a few hours to visit.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

The Gallery was housed in a spectacular, historical building located in a lovely environment. It is only a 15 to 20 minutes walk from the city centre. Unless at times of bad weather, the walk itself is already an enjoyable one. The collection in the Gallery is diverse, ranging from Old Masters to Modern Arts. There is something to satisfy... More 

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Wallabadah, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Along with the architecture, was an amazing selection of history, contemporary art, sculpture and photography. We had 2 reluctant teenagers in tow and they really enjoyed it,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

This free museum provides an excellent array of largely Australian art. By definition it is recent, 19th century on. There is an impressive collection of impressionists and many displays of Asian and other art.

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Mareeba, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

The outside of the building commands attention across from the Botanical gardens. We spent several hours browsing the exhibitions then stopped at the cafe for lunch, fabulous place to visit with a variety of displays.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

I always enjoy visiting here. I arrived here after a bit of a long walk from the rocks, around the harbour and past the Botanical Gardens, so I was sweating a bit. But I unloaded my backpack and coat at the front desk and then spent the next hour or so strolling around, delightfully exploring the art. Although there were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

Lovely gallery set in beautiful surroundings. Wonderful exhibitions, great gift shop. Good cafe - you could spend most of the day here! From there you can visit the Botanic Gardens and walk into town. Well located.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 NEW

We walked in and wandered around and found this a very impressive building on its own without the artwork. Staff are very friendly and there is lots to see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I had no intention of going when I got to Sydney...my hostel was right beside it and during a rainy day staff suggested it was worth doing. I thought it was pretty decent...I'm no art lover but managed to spend a few hours in here. It's worth a thought if the weather takes a turn for the worst!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

great place to go - huge place with incredible range, great presentation. from kids to the great masters, aboriginal, humor...

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Additional Information about Art Gallery of New South Wales

Address: Address: Art Gallery Road | The Domain, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: 2 9225 1744
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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