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“The art gallery...........” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Art Gallery of New South Wales

Art Gallery of New South Wales
Art Gallery Road | The Domain, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
2 9225 1744
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
Sydney, Australia
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“The art gallery...........”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

This art museum is a very interesting museum. Last time when I went it didn't deliver but it had potential. Now the museum is great with amazing paintings and this museum is huge. Definitely worth a visit if you haven't already.

Visited April 2013
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“not very good, but at least it's free”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

I came to see the Bill Henson exhibition, which turned out to be 10-odd photos with no captions and with (as is unfortunately usually the case with photography exhibitions in mainstream galleries) no EXIF data.
I didn't find anything else of interest in the gallery, largely because the staff were really unfriendly when I asked for simple directions, so I really wasn't inclined to ask them about the collection.
Entry is free so it doesn't hurt to drop by if you're in the area, but I don't think it's worth going out of your way to visit.

Visited June 2013
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“Fantastic Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

This is a must see if you are a tourist to Sydney. Get there early and have lunch at the cafe. Wonderful atmosphere.

Visited May 2013
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“Archibald Prize first rate”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

I visited Sydney for the weekend and saw the Archibald Prize collection. It was very thought provoking and a great couple of hours. The gallery has loads of other good stuff worth seeing and lunch at the cafe rounded it off nicely.

Visited June 2013
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“It's free entry and inspirational”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013 via mobile

Take the time to spend an hour at agnsw. Always lots to see and a mixture of Australian and international art. Some amazing pieces by Smart and Whiteley on show

Visited June 2013
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