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National Gallery of Australia

Parkes Place, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6240 6502
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Parkes Place, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6240 6502

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had tickets to the Versailles Exhibition which was excellent. The gallery is huge with so many exhibits it takes a full day to see everything. There are various seats scattered around to rest your weary feet and refreshments available.

Thank Jenny0401
Reviewed 2 days ago

I am not in to art but loved this place ,the old art work were stunning ,mode art was a little bit to much for me . But it was interesting anyway. They have a good collection of other country art works and crafts. My...More

Thank Wayne W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Keep plenty of free time for this visit. Unfortunately we didn't and now am mentally planning our return.

Thank LYN G
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Treasures from the Palace (Versailles) exhibition was well designed and offered a good selection of items. Having visited the Palace last year we were a little disappointed that some of the more iconic pieces weren't on offer but understandable. The Gallery is always a...More

Thank Tina M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The NGA is a world class gallery. It has many exhibitions of Australian and International artists with annual shows in Summer. It has a spectacular Indigenous Art Gallery. A must visit.

Thank beimlil
Reviewed 1 week ago

The NGA provides a wide canvas of Australian and international artworks, displayed in an architecturally unique building. The permanent displays of Australian, including Indigenous, art is worthy of viewing. The special exhibitions over the years have been exceptional. Outside is a fascinating sculpture garden set...More

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in to see the war artists exhibition and werent dissappointed. I hadnt been to the gallery for a couple of years but the exhibits were really good. There are some interesting exhibits currently reflecting on our past and our indigenoius peoples; very powerful...More

Thank JaniceJohnston
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is always and exhibition to see, especially in the contemporary space, the gift shop is wonderful, and the kids play space is great for everyone. Even grown-ups.

Thank 508chaneller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The National Gallery is beautifully situated near Lake Burley Griffin and the gardens are truly enjoyable to wander through.There are stunning sculptures and water features but the stand out is James Turrell's 'Skyspace' and the work is titled' Within without ' It is magnificent! The...More

Thank Vesna I
Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is superb, the collection equally so but above all I would recommend the aboriginal art is the centre piece of a coherent and intelligently curated set of exhibitions. This national collection although small by the standards of some countries, combines the very best...More

Thank David S
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Where is the best place to buy a ticket
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
How do I get there using public transportation.
25 December 2016|
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Response from betsey67 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know -- we drove.
Anne C
Is there an entry cost?
28 February 2015|
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Response from katherine l | Reviewed this property |
no its free entry but special exhibitions charge separately.