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Art Gallery of New South Wales: Tours & Tickets

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One of Australia's leading art museums. Over 1.3 million people visit each year. Located 15 minutes walk from the city centre, with impressive collections of Aboriginal, Australian, European, Asian and contemporary art. Open daily, free general...more
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Art Gallery Road | The Domain, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed this gallery, but I must admit it was surprisingly small and I left thinking it was on a par with some of the smaller art galleries in Washington (or even Pittsburgh, for that matter). But I am certainly no expert in the fine...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Charlie D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent European and Australian collection across three floors, well curated and free! Restaurant and cafe on-site. Why didn’t we come here earlier!

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visit the Art Gallery of NSW once or maybe more often each year when in Sydney, most often for the Archibald or special exhibitions. In September this year I decided to just see the Indigenous art and began with an excellent volunteer guided tour...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank TravellerFaye
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not one for an art museum, but the Art Gallery of NWS was a delight. We stopped by during a walk through Sydney and weren't disappointed. They have some great Aboriginal Art that you don't see in other countries (unfortunately) along with all the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank angelac420
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

See word document - sending by email and cannot condense to a shorter version without leaving out too much important information.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Hunter1283
Reviewed 8 September 2019

Privileged to be in Sydney to view the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman exhibitions at the Art Gallery. An absolute treat were the Young Archie display of art work from budding artists aged 5-18. A must see, loved it!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Nunngo
Reviewed 8 September 2019

This old heritage building is amazing. The inside is very grand to showcase the art and exhibitions that are held. Lovely restaurant and café to visit with special events and talks. Have a look at their website for all the details. The Domain parking station...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JaneaustenJABCA
Reviewed 6 September 2019

Enjoyed five hours wandering through this incredible gallery. The gallery cafe was well catered for dietary concerns and delicious!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank michAustralia
Reviewed 6 September 2019 via mobile

The only thing lacking was that I only had 4 hours to spare and needed at least double that to do justice to the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman prize exhibits. Irena K, our guide was knowledgeable and interesting. What a great way to spend time...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank kellihughes2617
Reviewed 3 September 2019

Our family went here to see the Archibald exhibits. The gallery is set in a beautiful, picturesque park and is well maintained. The staff were friendly and helpful and the shop is always worth a visit. Recommended.

Date of experience: August 2019
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frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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waganesmartinez
28 December 2017|
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Response from linhvu9x | Reviewed this property |
There is no restriction but when you come to such place, you should wear appropriately. Have a good time there (my favorite place, also) !!!!
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