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The new National Portrait Gallery building, situated on King Edward Terrace, Parkes, Canberra, bounded by the High Court of Australia and the National Gallery of Australia, displays some 400 portraits of people who have shaped Australia and who...more
All reviewsgreat portraitsfamous australianswalks of lifeaustralian historybook shophigh courtworth a visiton displayfree entrycaptain cookcouple of hoursspecial exhibitiongift shopbeautiful buildingfew hoursold parliament housegreat place to visit
Another National asset. Inspiring portraits and biographies in a very pleasant and relaxed environment. No charge for the main collection and only a moderate admission fee for the temporary exhibition. Never tire of visiting the NPG. Usually find some reasonable food in the busy cafe,...More
Being free to enter at least I got my money's worth! I couldn't get over how small this exhibition was. Sorry, but portraits to me aren't photo's of Nicole Kidman you can see in a New Idea, they should all be paintings. There were some...More
i love the national portrait gallery. it is a great place to visit to look at portraits and also to have fun. approximately once a month there are free life drawing sessions of a local musician playing live music with materials provided. every time my...More
It's well worth checking out the lesser known National Portrait Gallery which is actually adjacent to the famed National Gallery of Australia. The Gallery specialises in portraiture in all its forms. Enjoy viewing a range of famous faces
This was our first visit to the National Portrait Gallery. We loved reading the blurbs of iconic Australian's, from past and present; from retailer David Jones, to cosmetic queen Helena Rubinstein, cricket legend Don Bradman to Aussie cycling champion Cadel Evans, Dame Nellie Melba to...More