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Art Gallery of South Australia

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Address: North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
Phone Number: 61 8 8207 7000
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A must-see in the city of Adelaide not only because it holds one of...

A must-see in the city of Adelaide not only because it holds one of Australia's finest art collections, but also because it offers a variety of activities for all ages.

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Art Gallery of South Australia

A wonderful place to escape the buzz of the city. Amazing art from all over the world. The gallery also holds special exhibitions.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A wonderful place to escape the buzz of the city. Amazing art from all over the world. The gallery also holds special exhibitions.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely way to wile away a winter's afternoon. Our purpose today was to visit the Hannaford Exhibition so I didn't linger much around the permanent collection save a little detour to the Asian art section and I was most impressed with some of their lovely artefacts especially those from India and Iran. Hannaford is one of Australia's celebrated portrait artists... More 

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Adelaide Hills, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been twice to this exhibition. Love the skill by the artist and the story told by the curating. The gallery has set it up to tell the story from his early years to family to paintings of well known people to his illness and recovery. So nice to see a south Australian artist work displayed in a prestigious gallery.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This has to be seen to be believed. A free gallery a few metres from the city centre. You'd need days to appreciate its wonders.

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not sure how Australian art galleries could top this. It's stunning, well set out with nightly regarded and interesting pieces. I make sure to visit every museum & major art gallery when in another city and this one is right up there

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Encounter Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a guided tour of the exhibition. Wonderful guide, very knowledgeable and made the tour enjoyable. Will go back again in the near future to take more time to take in all the exhibits which was impossible in a 1 hour tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the way the Gallery is set up in three levels. I found the staff very friendly and helpful. There is a restaurant on the lower ground so you can really spend a day here! There is Australian art, contemporary art, European set, decorative art, Islamic art and Asian art. They open between 10am and 5pm daily except the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the outside of this building is just as lovely as the art it holds inside. a great place to spend some time, a great variety of art on display....old and new. a lovely peaceful place to spend some quiet time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Free entry and very welcoming staff. Beautifully curated collections, modern and old with very helpful information. Beautiful building, nice cafe and gift shop. I would definitely go there again.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Across many rooms, this gallery is well laid out and a pleasure to walk around. Some great sculptures and was particularly impressed with the Australian landscapes on display.

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