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National Gallery of Australia

Parkes Place, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6240 6502
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The collection of over 100,000 pieces contains Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, as well as Australian, Asian and international works.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“national gallery” (308 reviews)
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Parkes Place, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6240 6502
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Reviewed yesterday

Free entry, free tour, just had to pay $2.50 per hour parking. (Which to me, means it's not free entry and shouldn't be listed as so!) This gallery is wonderful. So many different Australian pieces, but balanced with a world view. The tour guide was...More

Thank jaccan2015
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really wonderful presentation, allowing you to experience the works in a very intimate way. This particular exhibition made you catch yourself really ‘feeling’. Quite extraordinary. Lovely, friendly, helpful staff. Not at all intimidating like some galleries. You felt that they really knew their stuff and...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Easy uncover parking, fabulous friendly staff, amazing exhibitions and views to die for. We loved the International Exhibition on the top floor and worked our way down to the kiddies area and having a bit of fun down there also. Great cafe but thought they...More

Thank Caravanning54
Reviewed 3 days ago

I recently went to the Hyper real exhibition. It was fascinating. The gallery has always got something to see. The shop is also great with lots of interesting gift ideas. It was a great activity for the whole family especially on a hot day.

Thank Karen J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

An excellent display of sculptures that are so close to lifelike you think they are real people. Some are quite confronting but display the human body to be admired and show the skill of the sculptor. Not to be missed. On until end of February

Thank DavidTheTraveller45
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited the exhibition called Hyper Real which we found absolutely amazing. I would highly recommend it.

Thank laine452
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Collections of vast talented artist all over australia. Plus the exhibit The Aboriginal art which is fantastic and very unique 😘

Thank Rhaiza L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I am not a massive art fan but this is an amazing exhibition. Take the time to go and see it. Better than a movie.

Thank lovefiji_11
Reviewed 4 days ago

A really good use of new materials to produce realistic sculptures of the highest quality. We did not find the subjects confronting and appreciated the artists interpreting real human traits A worthwhile visit to this wonderful gallery

Thank Russ1625
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lots of amazing pieces of work. Lovely to stroll around and admire the talent. Free entry unless you want to see a specific exhibition.

Thank Jenny H
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31 December 2017|
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Response from Colin G | Reviewed this property |
$45 adult, $25 child, $120 family full details on website
23 September 2017|
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Response from Nunngo | Reviewed this property |
Often busier on Saturdays and with Floriade on, I would expect that it is more busy than usual
19 January 2017|
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Response from Lisa M | Reviewed this property |
You can buy tickets there only a few people in the que when I went on a friday afternoon