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Bendigo Art Gallery

42 View St, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
+61 3 5434 6088
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As the biggest regional gallery in Australia the Bendigo gallery is very good. Some excellent local... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
owloAustralia
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Visited Marilyn Monroe exhibition thanks to my wife! I actually enjoyed it. The gallery is to be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Established in 1887, Bendigo Art Gallery is the largest, and one of the oldest regional galleries in Australia. The Gallery's collection is extensive and varied with an emphasis on 19th century European art and Australian art from 1800s onwards, alongside a strong collection of contemporary Australian art. The collection is complimented by dynamic temporary exhibitions and a diverse range of public programs and events.
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42 View St, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As the biggest regional gallery in Australia the Bendigo gallery is very good. Some excellent local art, some well known Australian artists, admission by donation( drop a $5 note in the box as you go in) and lovely and peaceful surroundings.

Thank owloAustralia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Marilyn Monroe exhibition thanks to my wife! I actually enjoyed it. The gallery is to be commended for their efforts and vision.

Thank Petervols
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well maintained. Wide collections. Comfortable environment. Had a good time. Recommended. Entry by donation.

Thank Gavyn D
Mark O, Guest Relations Manager at Bendigo Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Gavyn D for your review. We are always satisfied to hear when a visitor enjoyed their visit and then recommends us. Come back again soon. Kind regards, Mark

Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a tranquility about this gallery that underpins the exhibitions that are shown here. Curation of new exhibitions is creative and exciting. Great amount of space that allows all the exhibits to breathe and calm your eye before moving onto next space. Cafe is...More

Thank Sara M
Mark O, Guest Relations Manager at Bendigo Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Sara M for your review and for receiving joy form the Gallery. I will definitely pass on your review to the curators who work hard at what they do. Kind regards, Mark

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bendigo Gallery is a fantastic, peaceful space, which we never miss when visiting this city. There are always exciting new exhibitions and the significant permanent collections are worth viewing over and over again. Visitors are made extremely welcome to undoubtedly the best gallery outside...More

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Mark O, Guest Relations Manager at Bendigo Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review Noel M and for visiting the Gallery. Love the title of "best gallery outside capital cities" - thank you. See you again soon on your next visit. Kind regards, Mark

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb.. Great place to bring all the family. Well maintained and beautifully set within the Bendigo area. Highly recommend

1  Thank redvfr750
Mark O, Guest Relations Manager at Bendigo Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review and for visiting the Gallery. Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Mark Orlandi

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are many collections displayed at the Bendigo Art Gallery. New exhibitions are regularly on display. Last Friday 23/6/17 there was an opening of 'Revealing Identity: The Collections of La Trobe University' which was a varied and interesting collection, and the 'Rona Green: Champagne taste...More

2  Thank jflanagan647
Mark O, Guest Relations Manager at Bendigo Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review and for attending the openings. Our winter exhibitions are exciting and great for fine art lovers. See you again soon. Kind regards, Mark

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely time looking around this beautiful gallery. thoroughly recommend the guided tour around as it gives a good understanding of Benidg'os History.

Thank Sandy K
Mark O, Guest Relations Manager at Bendigo Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review and for attending one of the guided tours. Our guides love it! Thank you again and see you again soon. Regards, Mark

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bendigo Art Gallery has a fantastic collection; amazing building and the most talented & wonderful staff/volunteers.

Thank Stuart S
Mark O, Guest Relations Manager at Bendigo Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. Looking forward to your next visit with us. Regards, Mark

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent location with contemporary emphasis and ambitious programs. Check out Dudley House next door for the local artists, also the fine restaurants and shops across the street.

Thank Zanzibert
Mark O, Guest Relations Manager at Bendigo Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review and for visiting the gallery. See you next time you are in the Gallery. Kind regards, Mark Orlandi

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elsaep
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Response from Mark O | Property representative |
Hi there, Thank you so much for your question. Walking from Bendigo Train station to the Gallery takes approximately 15 minutes. Straight up Mitchell Street and View street past the Forever Marilyn sculpture in Rosalind... More
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