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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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Nice exhibits

This is a small but very nice gallery, free entry so well worth taking a look around if you are in town.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Hawthorn
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

This is a small but very nice gallery, free entry so well worth taking a look around if you are in town.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Stopped by here in winter and really enjoyed the experience The staff even allowed our 14 year old son to play the grand piano and fill the gallery with beautiful music Great artworks well worth the visit

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Well worthwhile if interested in Australian art as this gallery has a fine collection of early Australian and more contemporary artists.

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Well worth an extended visit. There is an extensive collection of historic oils and a great array of statuettes.

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I liked the paintings of 19° and 20° centuries, mostly showing work of local artists, not so much the modern art

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Woori Yallock, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

It's free to get in. Some beautiful Australian artists work displayed. Well set out to be able to see everything. It was nice and warm on a cold Autumn day.

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Fremantle, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Lovely old building, the galleries are not huge, which I liked. Quite a range and a lot of Australian art. Really worth a visit. Has a nice small shop too.

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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

One of our artistic gems. Great collection of works. Great variety of exhibitions. Opportunity for events at the rear exhibition space. Great staircase.

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Their spacious galleries show various art pieces and collections that are a must-see. I highly recommend a visit here as part of the cultural tour of Ballarat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

A fine collection of painted works and sculpture from various parts of the world spanning a few centuries. Entry is free but donations are welcomed. Worth a visit

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