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“Always worth a visit”

Art Gallery of New South Wales
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Ranked #17 of 475 things to do in Sydney
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: One of Australia's leading art museums. Over 1.3 million people visit each year. Located 15 minutes walk from the city centre, with impressive collections of Aboriginal, Australian, European, Asian and contemporary art. Open daily, free general admission.Late opening Wednesdays until 9pm with free talks, films, live music and more.
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“Always worth a visit”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

This is one of our favorite places to visit whenever we come to Sydney. We know there will be a remarkable, well-curated exhibition (this time it was Francis Bacon). We make sure to plan our visit so we can have lunch or afternoon tea at the Restaurant, with its lovely views and excellent food.

Visited February 2013
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Sydney
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“I like it!”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

Besides all the coming exhibitions the gallery has a pretty good stationery exhibition.
Having a European heritage i was pleased with that. I've been several times over the years

Visited March 2013
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“Wednesday nights at the Gallery are a treat”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

On my own for an evening in Sydney, I went for a walk through Hyde Park and the Domain and ended up at the Gallery on dusk. I was warmly welcomed inside and spent an hour or two wandering the exhibits, catching parts of presentations, and strains of music playing live in the Cafe. A lovely (free) bonus to a business trip.

Visited March 2013
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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“Nice Museum”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

Easy to do in a short period of time, this is a nice museum. The building is beautiful from the outside and implies a much more extensive collection than what is actually in the museum.

Visited February 2013
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Victoria, Australia
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“Francis Bacon exhibition-great afternoon out”
Reviewed March 13, 2013

Fantastic dressing to the building for the exhibition. Great drama in the works. Great to see Bacons relationship with Brett Whiteley.
Love the Gallery of NSW, its cafe, views, the light and space.

Visited February 2013
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