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National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA)

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Heath Ledger

A great free exhibition that had a great range of significant props from his films. It also... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BrokenParadigm
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Albury, Australia
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Disappointed

We had a wonderful visit in previous years with so much to enjoy, lots of old tv shows and ads etc... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tassal
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Launceston, Australia
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Discover Australia's audiovisual history at the NFSA. Explore our free Heath Ledger exhibition; have a meal at our cafe and join us for a wide range of film screenings, our School Holidays movie programs for kids, and other special events.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a wonderful visit in previous years with so much to enjoy, lots of old tv shows and ads etc. No displays now, except the Heath Ledger exhibition ...good if you are a fan.

Thank Tassal
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had previously visited many years ago & the NFSA had a fantastic collection of old film & sound examples. Went back recently & the only exhibit was on Heath Ledger, very good if you are a fan (I'm not). Nothing on our old archives of...More

Thank Neville2148
Mig_Gonzalez, Manager Social Media at National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Neville2148, Thank you for your feedback. We have hours of content from the NFSA collection (film, television, radio) available online at https://www.nfsa.gov.au/collection so that people can access it anytime, anywhere. We also have special events and screenings onsite (see https://www.nfsa.gov.au/events for the program). We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great free exhibition that had a great range of significant props from his films. It also highlighted a few I wasn’t aware of. Our kids were interested, at least about the Dark Knight and 10 things I hate about you. The architecture is interesting...More

Thank BrokenParadigm
Mig_Gonzalez, Social Media Manager at National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks BrokenParadigm; we're glad you enjoyed the Heath Ledger exhibition. We also have films for kids during the school holidays, so please come back in January to enjoy our upcoming 'Cats vs Dogs' program.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this place in the past, maybe well in the past and it was up there in our list of things to do this visit to Canberra. We had loved being able to hear old well known performers voices, to name just a few,...More

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Reviewed August 26, 2018

I've been visiting NFSA on and off for over a decade now, as the rotating exhibitions in the past have been interesting and always with free admission, some felt a bit tired and lacking, but this one was fantastic, one of the best one-off exhibitions...More

Thank jebskulker
Mig_Gonzalez, Manager Social Media at National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thanks jebskulker for being an NFSA regular and visiting us over the years. We're glad you liked the Heath Ledger exhibition - we’re proud of it and love having people visiting our building. It is also the beginning of a new era of public programs,...More

Reviewed August 26, 2018

I visited this afternoon to see the Heath Ledger Exhibition, really enjoyed it, they had costumes that he wore, the most notable being the nurse outfit from The Dark Knight Batman film, loads of pics and memorabilia and it was all free, I would highly...More

Thank Freedom M
Mig_Gonzalez, Manager Social Media at National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Thanks Freedom for the positive feedback. Entry to the Heath Ledger exhibition is free, but bookings are essential at https://www.nfsa.gov.au/heathledger the exhibition will be open Mon-Sun until 10 February 2019, so there are plenty of opportunities to visit it again!

Reviewed August 16, 2018

The gentleman on the reception desk was very welcoming and helpful. The Exhibition is amazing and very well set out. Costumes, photos, videos and more. I found myself standing in front of Heath Ledger's Oscar, Golden Globe and BAFTA and saw that they were all...More

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Mig_Gonzalez, Manager Social Media at National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Thank you Nannyjo01 for your feedback.

Reviewed June 7, 2018

No displays at all. After 40 years of anticipation finally get there to find NOTHING of the NFSA collection on display. BIG disappointment, to put it mildly...I had spoken in great praise of the NFSA to my young son - only to find that this...More

Thank rprusa27
Mig_Gonzalez, Manager Social Media at National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Dear rprusa 27, Thanks for your feedback. Our new exhibition will be announced this week. You can find some details on our website: https://www.nfsa.gov.au/events/heath-ledger-life-pictures We hope to see you then.

Reviewed June 7, 2018

Was looking forward to great things on entering large art deco style building but was soon disappointed at the lack of displays . It was set up as a series of cinemas one of which was closed due to school group. School groups rule! As...More

Thank best0ne2017
Mig_Gonzalez, Manager Social Media at National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Dear bestOne2017, Thank you for your feedback. We will inform the relevant team about the volume issue.

Reviewed May 21, 2018

This place no longer has the film and sound displays it previously had. The staff blamed the age of the displays and their poor condition. I'd say lack of funding.

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Hi Charron M. Please email enquiries@nfsa.gov.au so we can help you. Thanks.
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