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Art Gallery of New South Wales
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$27.33*
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Ranked #16 of 474 things to do in Sydney
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Fee: No
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.
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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“Well Worth A Visit”
Reviewed June 22, 2014

A great display of historical and contemporary art. Entry is free and as such all you invest is a little time. The Gallery is in Hyde Park

Visited June 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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“Lunch with a view”
Reviewed June 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My friends and I enjoy this venue for out get together lunches as the food is good and the view ensures a very pleasant dining experience. Moreover, we can also look at the wonderful exhibitions that are current at the same time.

Visited June 2014
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Afghanistan Treasures”
Reviewed June 15, 2014

How fortunate are we that the curators had the foresight to protect and save these treasures from being destroyed. We were amazed at the intricate detail and beauty of the jewelry and other precious artefacts made back in 1,500 -100 BC. What incredible eyesight they must have had with no magnifying glasses to assist them! It was interesting to learn more about the history of Afghanistan.

Visited June 2014
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Geelong, Australia
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“Classic and Modern Art”
Reviewed June 15, 2014

The staff were friendly and did engage in conversation. You were always aware of their job being security but did not feel like a potential crook. I loved seeing well known pieces of art close up. Some of the modern art is not to my taste.

Visited June 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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“Brilliant gallery”
Reviewed June 13, 2014

Right on the edge of Sydney's CBD, just a short walk through Hyde Park or the Botanical Gardens, the NSW Art Gallery is alive with stunning exhibitions. Large light viewing rooms are set with seating enabling the space and time to fully appreciate the wonderful installations. A great rainy day option.

Visited July 2013
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