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Suter Gallery Nelson

Open Now: 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open today: 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Finally found art for our home after 10 years of looking!

What a hidden gem and it's free! Loved this museum and the art. The staff was informative and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Caroline B
Really good

Situated in the beautiful Queens Gardens and with free admission. The gallery is small with four... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
St Kilda East, Australia
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208 Bridge Street, Nelson, New Zealand
+64 3-548 4699
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a hidden gem and it's free! Loved this museum and the art. The staff was informative and helpful. Fell in love with Dorothy Meharry's art and exhibit and was lucky enough to also meet her! Bought 4 paintings after searching for something for our...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Situated in the beautiful Queens Gardens and with free admission. The gallery is small with four exhibition spaces one of which houses the Gallery’s own collection. There was an excellent glassware exhibition and nature photography with works for sale by local artists.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank upperhutt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Somehow I have missed popping into the Cafe on prior visits to the Suter Gallery, this time I came twice as the staff, surroundings and drinks/food were all excellent, especially as I arrived late afternoon and the staff had to clean around me while I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Winky001
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed wandering around the gallery , some wonderful work , would recommend it , especially the glass work , absolutely amazing

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SusieB28
Reviewed October 21, 2018

A beautiful gem in Nelson right in Queen's Park gardens. I only had 20 minutes but I tore through 3 exhibits and the gift shop. I lived in New York City, so I've seen a gallery or two in my time, and the curation of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pamelacay
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

The Suter Gallery is free and conveniently located beside the Queen’s Garden. It exhibits local art in a number of galleries. Outside there is a small sculpture walk which flows seamlessly to the Queen’s Garden next door. There is a cafe which looks like it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Lovely area. We wondered through the Queens garden initially and ended up in the cafe for lunch. Great staff and the boss lady was very bubbly and gave her opinion on what we might like to eat. Food was nice, fresh and well prepared. Was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is one of Nelsons gems. The gallery has under gone a mammoth restoration and is now one of New Zealand's top gallery's. No one should miss a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DavidM24359
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

We went for lunch. Great location and reasonable service. The food is good. I had the pie which contained plenty of lamb. Our group also ordered the Stewart Island salmón. Waitress: How was the salmon? You must have been hungry. Wife: it was OK but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gemido
Reviewed August 14, 2018

The venue is well appointed and the cafe has a great veiw out into the Queens Gardens. The displays since the re opening have been very good, while a lot that are are not my scene, they have had reports from lots of people. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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