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Art Gallery of New South Wales

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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...more
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Art Gallery Road | The Domain, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see modern art from Hermitage exhibition which was was well presented Great free art from Gallery collection including 2 pieces from Francis Bacon. Also some lovely native Australian pieces

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been going for the last 45 years. Not as often as I like, but each time it is a great experience. The building alone is !! and when you step inside another world comes alive. I think it's time to go and see...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only went to see the Russell exhibition, which was very good, but we also had lunch there - my husband had a rather meagre toasted sandwich, but I had an excellent anti-oxidant salad.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent exhibition. Really love the art gallery - easy to walk to from Cirqular Quay through Hyde Park.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The AGNSW is in a beautiful setting near the Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney. The collections contain fine examples of Australian and European paintings, in addition to indigenous art.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tor P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Entrance is free, and there are free guided tours at fixed times throughout the day. We had a guide, Jan who was very knowledgeable; she took us for Asian Art. Temporary exhibitions require ticket purchases. 19th century Australian art section and Aboriginal Art section are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kruban78
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

good art gallery. We enjoyed the variety on display. It was not overcrowded, though the temporary exhibitions seeed popular.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

We did a 1 hour guided tour of John Russell paintings and Masters of Modern Art from the hermitage that started just a few days before our visit. Quite lucky to see all those great paintings.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jacqueline11
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We visited the NSW Gallery recently to see the Modern Masters of the Hermitage. The Gallery is amazing architecturally, and the building is worth seeing for its own sake. The exhibition we saw was curated very well. The Gallery cafe was really pleasant, and has...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JudiMama124
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We always visit when in Sydney. They have an excellent collection of Australian art and we always enjoy the changing exhibitions. The annual Archibald and art express is always a favourite. Enjoy the art gallery and hten talk down the stairs behind it and explore...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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waganesmartinez
28 December 2017|
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Response from linhvu9x | Reviewed this property |
There is no restriction but when you come to such place, you should wear appropriately. Have a good time there (my favorite place, also) !!!!
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madwab22
23 September 2017|
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Rather late to respond but many tours.
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