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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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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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Lovely Museum with unusual display of old and new.

I loved the mix of old and new at this museum. This is an outing for 1-2 hours as the display is not huge. The coffee shop has beautiful viewing point over Woolloomooloo.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

I loved the mix of old and new at this museum. This is an outing for 1-2 hours as the display is not huge. The coffee shop has beautiful viewing point over Woolloomooloo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Every time I visit Sydney I visit the NSW Art Gallery and enjoy it. I regularly go to the Archibald / Wynne / Sulman annual exhibition if I don't see an Archibald selection in a regional gallery close to home. This year I thoroughly enjoyed the Archibald and Wynne exhibitions in particular. The ambience and presentation of the gallery is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Massive collection from domestic artist and European artists. The most impressive collection is the aboriginal section, different from the traditional art pieces we've seen, the wildness and the power behind the art work is worth seeing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Great gallery! I loved the exhibitions and had a fantastic time exploring the gallery! I definitely recommend it!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Another freebie in a beautiful part of the city centre; walk through the Botanical Gardens or the Domain to get to it. Lots of Australian history and art as well as European and Asian. Take the time to go to the bottom level for the native Australian artwork.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

If you like and appreciate art, this is the place for you. Managed to catch a sneak peek of the Archibald competition this year. Free admission. Just enjoy the arts and other exhibits.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We have been lucky enough to get to see these 3 prizes most years recently. As usual, so many brilliant paintings in the Archibald. A hard job for the judges. And, as usual, even picking one for the People's Choice was difficult. Some portraits didn't press our buttons, but that's only personal choice. Likewise the Wynn and Sulman- some brilliance,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed my day at the museum. My favorite pieces were Sidney Nolan. There many genres of art. The gallery is organized , spacious with scenic views. It's a great place to relax and enjoy the art

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A very high standard Archibald this year and for once the judges have got it right! The Charles Waterstreet portrait is the real standout. A beautiful painting! The Wynne entries are again brilliant and well worth a detailed look. As usual, give the Sulman a miss.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Fun for all of our family. Our grandsons ages 7 and 10 enjoyed the Gallery as did the adults in the party. A nice selection of paintings reminded me of the National Gallery in London on a smaller scale..

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Additional Information about Art Gallery of New South Wales

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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