Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

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Art Museum Museum
With its large collection of national art ranging from the period of settlement to today, Art Gallery of New South Wales is a great venue for learning about Australian art history. You can visit the general exhibition spaces for free and see dozens of works considered to be Australian masterpieces. In light-filled rooms, you'll find modern and contemporary works and grand views of Sydney and its harbor. Visit the Grand Courts to view paintings from European masters and 19th-century Australian artists, and make sure to spend time in the Aboriginal art galleries. The gallery also hosts temporary exhibits, so make sure to check the current schedule before you visit. A visit to Art Gallery of New South Wales represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Sydney itinerary builder to plot your vacation.
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  • Classic style building which houses a fantastic cultural heritage, from ancient to contemporary traditional art.
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  • Even though I live in regional NSW, I maintain my membership of the Art Gallery Society of NSW so when I visit Sydney I can attend the special exhibitions for free and obtain discounts at the shop. Wh...  more »
  • u can take the train from martin place and do a leisure walk. entrance fee is free. u can also visit the souvenier shop inside. no big bags allowed.  more »
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  • I love fortnightly one hour visits. A great place to open your thoughts. Mornings are best for me Lovely outdoor cafe setting with herb garden. Good coffee. Food... I prefer The Pavilion across the road. I feel guilty for not donating a few dollars to the Gallery....
  • This place is great. Always great exhibits. The one thing I would say, there is a section of the museum that has been around for a very long time. The floor is probably some sort of heritage thing. But it creaks. Like a lot. Like a lot of creaking. It's surprisingly distracting. Otherwise, this place is great!
  • I love this gallery. The exhibitions they have are constantly changing. There's always something new to see. They have a great range of free stuff to see. There are also ticketed exhibitions too. Great for locals and international visitors. Wide range of modern and classic art.
  • It's Awesome. U learn more about History and Knowledge U can learn more about New Arts and Artists. It's lot of fun things for Kids too.
  • This building is beautiful and grand. Lovely location and great engagement and events. While you're here, take yourself for a stroll through the Botanical Gardens for a real treat.

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