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The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia

Opens in 28 min: 10:00 - 17:00
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Huge selection of interesting art work.

Pleasant space with lots to see and admire. Would definitely recommend it. The gift shop has a good... read more

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kalikome
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We took a guided tour with Graham .Very interesting very knowledgeable guide.The 19th and 20 th... read more

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Jacqueline11
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Brossard, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Pleasant space with lots to see and admire. Would definitely recommend it. The gift shop has a good selection of cards etc.

Thank kalikome
Reviewed 5 days ago

We took a guided tour with Graham .Very interesting very knowledgeable guide.The 19th and 20 th century paintings from Australian painters that we don't really know we're beautiful.

Thank Jacqueline11
Reviewed 6 days ago

My recommendations: 1. Google first then try to spot "The Pioneer" painting by Frederick McCubbin (arguably the most visited painting in Australia? e.g. The golden statue of Johann Strauss in Vienna is the most photographed in Austria?). 2. Arthur Streeton, 3. Tom Roberts. 4. Arthur...More

Thank Loc N
Reviewed 1 week ago

A perfect venue for when one of a couple wants to see art and the other would rather sprawl out watching the big screen (often sports). It is slap bang in the centre of Melbourne, on the river Yarra. Federation square is a space that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum has an excellent collection of Australian Art. At the time we visited, it also had several really good special exhibits, including one on the sculpture of Ken Unsworth, which I highly recommend if it's still there.

Thank Hunter P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Melbourne is a great ART city...but THIS is THE piece de resistance! LOVED everything in this amazing building complex....if you are at all interested in contemporary art, do not miss this!

Thank Rosi W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great mix of old and new. Well set out with areas for children to play and comfortable spots to stop and rest up. Cafe offers a great selection of food.

Thank cskelhorn1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a treat! Art was amazing - diverse and very unique. We went on a Wednesday. No charge for the many of the exhibits. A delight. Plan to spend about 2-3 hours without the special exhibition halls.

Thank Ruth20904
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful collection, with all of my favourite masters represented. It was my first visit here and I only went into the free areas of the gallery, due to time constraints, but it was thoroughly enjoyable. I was so excited to see Picasso’s Weeping...More

Thank livingforthemomment
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Australian art is under appreciated because of our obsession with European and American artists with bigger names. We have some great examples at the NGV International which also brings in some exceptional travelling exhibitions. Do yourself a favour, though, and embrace the difference by visiting...More

Thank Mark G
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Jen V
5 April 2017|
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Response from SueW032016 | Reviewed this property |
No, both the galleries in Melbourne have free access if you want to come in and wander around their standard displays. If there are special exhibitions running, there is generally a charge for those. You can still enter... More
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