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National Gallery of Victoria

180 St. Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria 8004, Australia
+61 3 8620 2222
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Day out to the National Gallery in Melbourne

I cannot believe how this can be 'free entry', it's just too amazing to be free. WOW, please make... read more

Reviewed today
Munkee P
Van Gogh art work display

Need the whole day to do it properly . We went for the Van Gogh exhibition which was really good... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Amrita S
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Opened in 1861, this is Australia's oldest art gallery.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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180 St. Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria 8004, Australia
+61 3 8620 2222
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Reviewed today

I cannot believe how this can be 'free entry', it's just too amazing to be free. WOW, please make sure to see this absolutely amazing Gallery.

Thank Munkee P
Reviewed yesterday

Need the whole day to do it properly . We went for the Van Gogh exhibition which was really good but very crowded and stood in the line for 3 hours before we could go in !

Thank Amrita S
Reviewed yesterday

From its amazing water wall outside, to the marvellous ceiling of the inside hall, the National Gallery of Victoria is a wonderful building. It has a range of exhibition spaces, and reasonably good access to them including escalators and lifts. Some of the areas are...More

Thank Robin B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great to be able to see this exhibition on our visit to Melbourne and the NGV. Big crowds but the people were polite and ensured that everybody had a good look at the artworks. Great to buy tickets online and not have to queue. A...More

Thank Bernee2013
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a lovely museum in a beautiful building. The regular exhibition is free and definitely worth a visit while you're in town.

Thank CatM211
Reviewed 2 days ago

Saw the fabulous Van Gogh exhibition in this magnificent gallery. An absolute world class venue that knows how to organise an important exhibition.

Thank christophermC2070XP
Reviewed 3 days ago

Always enjoy the NGV but always feel it is too constrained for space to do justice to the exhibits, special shows and events. As a taster it works well, a little drab in places and lacking in a theme but it sets you off on...More

Thank Martyn P
Reviewed 5 days ago

the exhibition was great, went early on a thursday. Been to nearly all recent exhibitions and permanent galleries and was astounded. Cafe can be variable

Thank Stuart P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Was initially sad to get there just-in-time-to-be-too-late for the Van Gogh exhibition, however we visited the 19-20th Century art section and were not disappointed. In fact the quality of the works there including Sargeant and Pissaro were outstanding, in fact one work "Anguish' is so...More

Thank haqsta
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was extremely well organised given the popularity of this exhibition. Given the number of pieces on display and people coming from all age groups, overseas visitors and cultures; I was pleasantly surprised at the time we had to wait. There was a slow but...More

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June 15, 2017|
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Response from ValdaM902 | Reviewed this property |
Morning is always best, they open at 10am Sundays (every day in fact). Parking is easier too earlier in the day. If there are other events in or close to the city the car parking fills quickly. Your are looking at around... More
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June 11, 2017|
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Response from Dudley S | Reviewed this property |
Could spend all day there if you wanted to
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Response from tlw27_12 | Reviewed this property |
Two hours in the Van Gogh at least. Brilliant and worth the queue.