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Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki

Corner Kitchener and Wellesley Streets, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-307 7700
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Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki is New Zealand’s most compelling visual arts experience. Enter between majestic kauri (native tree) columns to explore four floors of exhibitions, seven centuries of art and one of Auckland’s most iconic buildings. Experience world-class touring exhibitions, immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and atmosphere of traditional and contemporary international works and discover the largest permanent collection of New Zealand art right in the heart of Auckland city. The Gallery offers a lively calendar of talks, performances, film screenings and children's activities to complement its exhibition programme. Please visit our website to see what’s on. Tours in English 11.30am and 1.30pm daily. Tours in Mandarin 1.30pm Thu-Sun. (Adults $10. Children 12 and under free.) Open daily 10am-5pm (except Christmas Day) Free entry (charges may apply to special exhibitions).
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Corner Kitchener and Wellesley Streets, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-307 7700
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This art gallery is pretty small but right in the middle of downtown so it's a nice spot to escape from the busy city outside. The fact that it's FREE admission should be enough reason for visitors to pay this art gallery a visit. But...More

Thank ArghyaKolkata
Reviewed 1 week ago

What was a total rort was Wilson's car park at $26.00 on a weekend for approx 2 hours. Was a bit crowded with a drop in art drawinf class, navigating this space was annoying with people blocking access to other exhibits and to the cafe....More

Thank aisajane
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice gallery with a diverse collection, but the real must-see is the Maori art and portraits. They also do free tours which are informative and give more depth to the pieces on display. I'd recommend this gallery either way, but since it's...More

Thank ParisMarx
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully designed buildings old and new. Check out the view from the sculpture court on the top floor. Usual gallery experience: includes the sublime and the ridiculous. And it's free!

Thank Yhinau
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love art galleries and art, but we struggle with the modern art element that has crept into what should be a repository of beauty and talented works. I get that art directors want to appear "international" and so hang what is honestly sheer drivel...More

2  Thank Oange
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good range of art - perfect to wander around on a chilly/wet day. Very friendly staff. Recommend the Maori portrait exhibition

Thank MairiWhite
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice gallery, everything is beautiful starting with the building, to the surroundings. Great expositions, changing themes!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful building houses some really interesting artworks, for me the New Zealand exhibits on the ground floor were the best of all. Nice shop and cafe too.

Thank rosie101010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

came for a special exhibition - well worth it. New Zealand gallery could well be expanded as current display not really indicative of the range of NZ art

Thank Douglas and Pam R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the art gallery as part of the lonely planet suggested walking tour of Auckland. We had some time to visit around lunch time. We decided to opt for the tour ($10pp) since we aren't hugely arty. The tour guide, Mary, showed us a...More

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Maria F
21 March 2017|
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Response from Katralee | Reviewed this property |
There is a gallery of older style paintings that you see in English art galleries but generally focuses on modern and Maori art
Maria F
21 March 2017|
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Response from VikramWKarve | Reviewed this property |
The museum has a wider collection - many rare "historical/heritage" works of art pertaining to New Zealand