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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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Excellent collection.

Excellent collection of art work. Must visit place for art lovers. General area has a free entry, some exhibitions are paid

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Excellent collection of art work. Must visit place for art lovers. General area has a free entry, some exhibitions are paid

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Allen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Since we were in Australia, we wanted to see offerings from Australian artists. We were not disappointed. Although it is a small gallery, as compared to the Met, it has a wide variety of Australian works from different periods and a very interesting Asian display. We enjoyed ourselves thoroughly.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Always worth a visit to the Art Gallery of NSW. Especially when a prominent display of art is showing or just to recharge the batteries. My fav section is always the traditional gallery with works form the OLD MASTERS.

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Buderim, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

You do not expect such old artworks in a modern city. A nice walk across the park from the city. The building is attractive sandstone. They have a good café for lunch too. Good pieces of art to view from all mover the world.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

This is a brilliant art gallery. The paintings are wonderful as well as the layout. The gallery has an enormous collection and they rotate a lot of paintings so that every time you visit, there is something new to see. There are various collections such as Asian, Aboriginal etc. If you feel the need for some refreshments as a break,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

The gallery is free entry. Depending on your interest the gallery is good for an hour plus. Cafe on site, toilets. We went mid week, mid day and there were several school parties present. If you want a quieter visit maybe visit after school times. Near the Botanical gardens for a lovely strol afterwards.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

I love the Art Gallery. The collection is broad and I go all the time. If you are working in Sydney it is open on Wednesday nights which is always fun. A snack at the cafe, a quick vino and a gentle meander around is a great evening. There are constantly rotating exhibitions coming through which have entry fees sometimes,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We began our lunch by taking a leisurely stroll through the Botanical Gardens which was delightful. Enjoyed a delicious lunch with friends. Recommend the Barramundi.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

The AGNSW is like a second home to me if the frequency of visits and my attendance at the many activities are a guide. In addition to their weekly art history lectures on Western European Art, I am also thoroughly enjoying the series of lectures which are currently being given by Susannah Fullerton on English literature. I enjoyed the incomparable... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Went to the photography in Australia members viewing last night and it was excellent. A bit overwhelming with so many photos from 1800s and early 1900s but all very interesting and nicely displayed. The special exhibitions at the gallery are always nice.

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