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Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki

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Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki is New Zealand’s most compelling visual arts experience. Enter between majestic kauri (native tree) columns to explore four floors of exhibitions, seven centuries of art and one of Auckland’s most iconic buildings...more
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| Cnr Kitchener and Wellesley St, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-307 7700
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All reviews maori portraits albert park new zealand beautiful building special exhibition on display free admission worth a visit great collection great cafe rainy day few hours couple of hours great place to visit exhibits goldie tamaki
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Reviewed yesterday

there are a few treasures hidden amongst the new school monochromes, some nicely hung modern pieces, great historical and classic stuff, staff can bee ok, they usher you to the counter where you either pay or not pay depending where you live. could work out...More

Thank chipX
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A great display of work, a wide variety of piece, a section for all tastes 🎨 I especially loved the feminist section and video on the 100 👩‍👩‍👧‍👧 At the end you get to build your own cardboard house and add it to the collection...More

Thank elleclipse
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great Art Museum (not an art gallery where you can buy art). Entry is free for people living in NZ, but some exhibitions charge a fee. There are new exhibitions (and some great ones as the recent Manifesto), we go at least...More

Thank OnAir820331
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are a fan of modern art this is a gallery for you to visit. Personally I prefer more classic works and would have loved to have seen more in the gallery.

Thank sarahplowright1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tourist brochure said it was free! Ah, don't believe everything you read because on a wet and windy day when there was little else to do in Auckland, which is most days, I'm guessing, I rocked up to find that residents get in for...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed visiting this museum. Great diverse artwork spanning from Maori inspired to contemporary art and anything in between.

Thank Reslimpan
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

I had a hard time finding this museum, but yes I am directionally challenged. Located in a lovingly restored old building, this very well lit structure showcased only contemporary art when I visited, which was disappointing. Lovely - and very popular - cafe with delicious...More

Thank califcasl
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Only foreigners get charged an entry fee ($20) which was quite different from most other museums in New Zealand where entry is free. The building itself is beautiful, and I was surprised to see works from Bruegel and even Tadema. The first floor was bland...More

Thank Jebediah_Solomon
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Very varied types of exhibitions. From modern art to classic original art. The building itself is interesting too (look up).

Thank rvdoorn
Reviewed October 2, 2018

After looking at a few small exhibitions & feeling peckish we went to the gallery cafe. The choice will suit all tastes and the quality of the food we ordered was excellent. feeling revived we went to the Gordon Walters exhibition which was larger than...More

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Maria F
March 20, 2017|
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Response from Katralee | Reviewed this property |
There is a gallery of older style paintings that you see in English art galleries but generally focuses on modern and Maori art
Maria F
March 20, 2017|
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Response from VikramWKarve | Reviewed this property |
The museum has a wider collection - many rare "historical/heritage" works of art pertaining to New Zealand