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Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki

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Address: Corner Kitchener and Wellesley Streets, Auckland, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 9 307 7700
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Description: Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki is New Zealand’s most compelling visual...
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki is New Zealand’s most compelling visual arts experience. Enter between majestic kauri (native tree) columns to explore four floors of exhibitions, seven centuries of art and one of Auckland’s most iconic buildings. Experience world-class touring exhibitions, immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and atmosphere of traditional and contemporary international works and discover the largest permanent collection of New Zealand art right in the heart of Auckland city. The Gallery offers a lively calendar of talks, performances, film screenings and children's activities to complement its exhibition programme. Please visit our website to see what’s on. Open daily 10am-5pm (except Christmas Day) Free entry (charges may apply to special exhibitions).
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Fantastic Gallery

A great place to spend a few hours, and escape from the city. A few of the exhibition spaces were closed, but still spent longer than expected in here. The stand outs for me were... read more

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

A great place to spend a few hours, and escape from the city. A few of the exhibition spaces were closed, but still spent longer than expected in here. The stand outs for me were the Charles F Goldie portraits and the work by Robert Ellis. There was also more modern exhibits, including a sound and lights show, and one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Popped in for a quick browse and stayed 5hrs. Its a fabulous building. Beautiful. Artwork well displayed. Events happening (musicians when I was there) Staff so helpful, informative and friendly. Loved it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

A great gallery, some great New Zealand art as well as important European art. Very helpful staff. A delightful day out .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Entrance to the gallery is free for general viewing of artworks. However, there is a fee to view various exhibitions which are imported from around the world on a regular basis. The gallery, which has a very spacious layout, offers works by the European masters as well as Maori and Pacific art and artifacts. There are coffee bars both inside... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

New managers when we last visited for morning tea. The cakes and slices which used to be so good have been replaced with inferior quality items at what appeared to be a higher price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I visited the gallery on a Wednesday. It was very calm. I could have joined their guided tour at 11.30am as i arrived at 11am but decided to tour on my own. It was a very pleasant morning-the artworks are well displayed and we can get quite close to them to observe the details. The variety of art was impressive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Had a great time. Exhibits are well presented. Art Gallery isn't huge but there is a veriety of artists and a great lay out. Art Gallery has a lovely cafe, but if you feel like go for a stroll it's licated right next to Albert park

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We enjoyed our visit to the Art museum. I especially liked the architecture. There is an old building and a very new modern building housing the museum. You can see how they joined them together. Interesting art and nice sculpture outside as well. there were actually many kids there doing work with legos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Well worth paying a visit - was great to get an insight into New Zealand art and easy location downtown. Reccomend for a few hours and there is a great coffee shoppe just next door

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We were surprised that the art gallery was free, and proceeded to explore. The interactive Lego exhibit was great, and we got some fabulous photos in the light display exhibit. We enjoy contemporary art and watched a video from beginning to end of seamlessly gliding down alleys in a variety of places - very compelling. A very enjoyable experience.

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