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The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia

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Federation Square | Cnr Russell & Flinders Streets, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 3 8620 2222
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was there to see the warriors and enjoyed the display and history. They were well displayed and titled. While there investigated the rest of the NGV and enjoyed all the other displays.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 5 days ago

This branch of the National Gallery of Victoria is very close to the "main" gallery but is dedicated to Australian art. They have a huge number of paintings and other artefacts from various eras. I was there on a Monday morning and the gallery was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank David E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the one on Federation Square and not on St. Kilda. Not a huge museum but we enjoyed viewing the artworks, particularly the aboriginal pieces. Be sure to visit the section with the mourning poles (I think they are called pukamani), which were...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jinny J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous, inviting and a wonderful place to explore, loved the indigenous artworks, free, easy to get to in Fed Square near Flinders St Station, spend a little or long time. A must see if visiting Melbourne.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Saharades
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a separate section of the National Gallery of Victoria, located inside Federation Square, which is just opposite Flinders Street railway station. There are various spacious floors housing a range of exhibitions of artworks and sculptures. For free!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank CharmedLife11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like to meet up with a friend there to relax and have a quiet lunch . It is nice being able to talk without having to raise your voice and enjoy something always interesting and beautifully presented. We love a table by the water

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Frog-Aus
Reviewed August 9, 2019

I love wandering the Ian Potter Gallery. Local, national and international art all accessible - for free. I've taken many visiting guests here, and they are always amazed we can access art of this quality at no cost. I even took some rather cynical teenagers...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 117fionac
Reviewed August 4, 2019

Gallery dedicated to Australian art. An amazing modern art space with over 20 galleries connecting with “Federation Square”.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank barballen23
Reviewed August 3, 2019 via mobile

My, Partner & I, visited NGV. this afternoon. Definitely, a great experience. 19th/20th Century Arts--Local/International Artists. A, must see, when in Melbourne.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Andrew A
Reviewed July 31, 2019

Art galleries take you to an exquisite place to reflect as you journey through them... each piece will either sing to you, or not... And that is the joy of art...it's truly an individual journey. This gallery is located at the back of Federation Square...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Central Business District
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even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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Jen V
April 4, 2017|
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Response from SueW032016 | Reviewed this property |
No, both the galleries in Melbourne have free access if you want to come in and wander around their standard displays. If there are special exhibitions running, there is generally a charge for those. You can still enter... More