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Art Gallery Ballarat

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Address: 40 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
Phone Number: 61 03 5320 5858
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Description: Instituted in 1884, this became the first provincial Art Gallery...
Instituted in 1884, this became the first provincial Art Gallery established in Australia.
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a beautiful gallery

Beautiful building with works from some of Australia's best known artists on display. The intimacy of a smaller gallery was special

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Beautiful building with works from some of Australia's best known artists on display. The intimacy of a smaller gallery was special

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Great place for visit. Showing our ancient history and the beauty for artistic work. It also reflect the the Ballarat History.

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This gallery provides a wealth of permanent displays housing beautiful and precious pieces and several changing diverse exhibitions periodically in an historically significant building. Live recitals and lectures/talks compliment the venues offerings. A cosy contemporary cafe catering for many tastes is very conveniently located adjacent to the entrance on the opposite side to the gift shop. The historic precinct setting... More 

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Myself, together with many tourists that visit Ballarat, believe the Art Gallery of Ballarat has a world-class collection. With a collection that surpasses other regional galleries, the permanent works on display, together with ever-changing exhibitions from within the collection, or works from local past and present artists is a must see for visitors to Ballarat

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The Art Gallery of Ballarat is in my mind, the best regional gallery in Australia. The collection includes some of the best known Australian impressionist works by Tom Roberts, Arthur Streeton etc. The modern and contemporary collection is superb. Norman Lindsay and family are well represented.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We had a really fantastic visit to the Ballarat Gallery of fine art this afternoon. Such a fabulous collection of Australian art beautifully displayed. Well and truly worth a visit if you are in Ballarat.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Very nice regional gallery with a nice range of art plus some furniture. Rooms are arranged according to period with an emphasis on Australian art. Entry is free and there's a nice shop as well.

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We attended a wedding at the art gallery - such a magical venue. I would recommend this as a very romantic venue to hold a wedding ceremony.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Quiet, good place to walk around for a little while and take in your surroundings. Good tourist destination

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

On a cold winters day it's great to pop into the gallery and enjoy the art and displays...good coffee and clean toilets too

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