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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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Good collection of Australian art

We stopped here after wandering through the Royal Botanical Gardens. This museum has a wide range of art, but we were most interested in seeing Australian art, both aboriginal... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We stopped here after wandering through the Royal Botanical Gardens. This museum has a wide range of art, but we were most interested in seeing Australian art, both aboriginal and contemporary. Several galleries branch off from the main lobby. An information booth provided maps and advice on where to go. Although most of the museum is free, special exhibits may... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

What a wonderful exhibition. As a visitor to Sydney, this was one of the highlights of my stay. It wasn't as crowded as some galleries I've visited which meant I could really look at the exhibits in my own time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

every time i visit i go to the gallery as my visit would not be complete at all without it. beautiful paintings and great exhibition .the park stroll is good

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Not only are most exhibits free of charge, but there are some surprisingly interesting exhibits including a film archive that shows older films. Always worth a visit when in Sydney.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The gallery was established in 1871 and is located adjacent to the Royal Botanic Gardens. There are collections from Australia, European, Aboriginal and Asian artists. My son really enjoyed the Matisse collection. There were a few Impressionists such as Pisarro and Monet represented. Ruben had a self portrait and a few other paintings. I enjoyed seeing paintings from Australia which... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Great place for art lovers....lots of pictures, sculptures etc for you to see and enjoy the beautiful moments.

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New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This is one of my usual haunts. I love it here. The art is always changing, so much care goes into the presentation of exhibitions. A good starting point for visitors to Sydney is the intersection of Market and Elizabeth Streets;( St James Train Station or the bus stop close by in Elizabeth St). Walk across Hyde Park, past the... More 

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

The main collections were interesting to view and the gallery was relatively quiet, despite it being the school holidays. I enjoyed the photographic exhibition which traced European settlement and the relationship with the Aboriginal people.

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Shellharbour, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We loved everything about the Gallery. The location, architecture, the design inside. We also had a lovely lunch at the cafe downstairs where the staff and food was fantastic. The Gallery shop was also well stocked. A must visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We went here this afternoon to look at the Archibald Prize artwork. Some of the pictures are moving and the reality of others is unbelievable. The sole objective of our visit was to see the Archibald Prize, however after looking around what we had been to see we found the rest of the art gallery interesting also.

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