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The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia

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If you like Australian art...it’s a must visit and it’s free

A wonderful collection of colonial to present day Australian art at Federation Square. There is a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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For art enthusiasts

The building is very modern and so is a lot of the art which may not appeal to all tastes. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Federation Square | Cnr Russell & Flinders Streets, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Central Business District
+61 3 8620 2222
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All reviewsaustralian artfederation squaregreat collectionpermanent collectionnational gallery of victoriamodern artfed squareon displayinteresting buildingst kilda roadworth a visitcouple of hoursfew hoursvisiting melbourneaboriginalartistsexhibits
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A wonderful collection of colonial to present day Australian art at Federation Square. There is a fantastic selection of 2D and 3D art on display including many renowned Australian artists and famous paintings. What a fabulous thing that you can go in for free to...More

Thank MeowWoofMeow
Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is very modern and so is a lot of the art which may not appeal to all tastes. The whole gallery is well laid out and flows well. Worth visiting if you have ny interest in art, especially historical paintings of Victoria in...More

Thank Jacqui R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am an independent support worker that supports ability clients. The client I supported today loves art and thus we went to the Ian Potter centre at Federation Square. My client was excited and since he is non- verbal he made a soft noise as...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A really interesting museum, great works to look at. Definitely worth a visit, and easy to get to since in Federation Square. We especially enjoyed the indigenous art exhibition - certainly made you think.

Thank Travel807304
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We enjoyed the first half of our time here.....but then we were mobbed by children (without parent's or guardians) :(

Thank tommyW1602
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Must say I wasn't sure if I was going to enjoy the Alice in Wonderland exhibit, but I have to say that it was brilliantly done and I enjoyed every moment I had in there. Full of surprises!

Thank Kylie M
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I love this gallery. Big enough for some amazing and changing collections, small enough not to be overwhelmed or exhausted by it. I pop in here little an often because its easy and always great. Poorly marked and hard to find from Fed Sq, easier...More

Thank Cathatcbd
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Has an extensive and interesting collection of Australian art especially the Heidelberg School artists, wonderful. The building and interior spaces are architecturally interesting.

Thank brysc01
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Not as good as the NGV International, but still quite enjoyable. Has some interesting art works here, though also has a lot of annoying modern art stuff as well.

Thank MrDavetheSarks
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Love this gallery its a hidden gem. We saw a fab exhibition called "The Field". If you love modernist colour works head along for a visual feast and its FREE!

Thank Louise A
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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