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Australian Centre for Contemporary Art

Neighbourhood: Southbank
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Address: 111 Sturt St, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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Depends on the exhibits at the time of your visit

Given the changing nature of what is shown here it is hard to give a viable rating. There are a range of things in its favour at all times however and these would be; * It's... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
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Cape Paterson, Australia
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Cape Paterson, Australia
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

Given the changing nature of what is shown here it is hard to give a viable rating. There are a range of things in its favour at all times however and these would be; * It's free entry. * It isn't too far from the heart of the city. I'd not necessarily walk there and back though you could (caught... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Recognised as one of the world's most iconic buildings, gravitated to the building to see this appeal - described as "the poetry of the red centre of Australia", it is a departure from the focus on green space. It is certainly interesting but the artwork brings mixed reactions, a small exhibition with some appealing, others less so.

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Thank RonWamberal
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

I like the fact that ACCA exists, and that it has a very specific mandate. From the outside, the architecture comprises a minimalist iron superstructure (which can appear imposing and rather unwelcome), but this does mean very large and airy exhibition spaces inside. The art is a mixed bag - I have been enthralled and appalled in equal measure, depending... More 

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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

It's a great plece to see free art, it's not to big as I imagine but the experience was great, also the expositions and audiovisual work.

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Thank Far C
St Kilda, Australia
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Interesting Architecture - but you can see that from the tram. There really isn't much inside that would warrant getting off.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

If I did miss a large chunk of the exhibition (doubt it, have circled the venue), the places that I'm supposed to go to are not well-marked at all. If I did not miss anything, the exhibition available here is like housing a tiny art gallery is a huge warehouse. High expectations = great disappointments. For what I have seen... More 

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Seville, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Although exhibition is not big, displayed pieces are interesting. The interior layout architecture helps you to enjoy the exhibition. Spacious and illuminated rooms. There is a coffee very nice with a terrace

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Thank laata
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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

The artwork are nice and impressive, I didn't expect the hall is that small though, I wish it will expand when having my next visit. There is Cafe and bookshop corner, worth for a walk.

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Thank Ovilia W
Busan, Busan, South Korea
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

Deceptively grand exterior but what a lovely find. The installations throughout were varied, colorful, and memorable. The front desk staff was great, too, stashing our bags and coats away and giving us a list of other nearby galleries on our way out.

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Thank Tahminah T
Melbourne
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

Just returned from an exhibition of Ulla von Brandenburg: IT HAS A GOLDEN YELLOW SUN AND AN ELDERLY GREY MOON, did the 3pm Sunday tour with a very informative gallery attendant whose name is Anna. These tours are running every Sunday through June 2016. I spent an hour viewing the exhibit which had many videos running, so was worth seeing... More 

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