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Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Auckland
Categories: Art Museums, Museums
See the country's most extensive collection of national and international art at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Auckland's major public art gallery. The venue hosts international traveling exhibits as well as displaying parts of its extensive collections, including pieces by New Zealand's historical, modern, and contemporary artists, as well as works by Māori and Pacific Island artists. The onsite E.H. McCormick Research Library has over 3,500 files on New Zealand artists and is open to the public. Inquire about programming for children, talks, and special tours. To visit Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki on your holiday in Auckland, and find out what else Auckland has to offer, use our Auckland trip itinerary builder.
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The architecture of this building is fabulous. The food in the cafe is great. The artworks themselves can be good or not depending on your taste, but in any case just go for the building!
Popped in here on Sunday afternoon and spent an hour and a half wandering the galleries. Would have been nice if there had been some sort of map or description of layout, but we did get a booklet when... read more »
The reason I gave it only four was due to renovations and could not see the whole museum. This place was very cool and a great place for kids as well.
Love this place. The gallery building itself is beautiful. They have a great selection of local and native art, as well as international pieces. And the best part is it's free for locals. Check it out!
Cristiano Lucas Silva Gonçalves
While the collection of the museum might not be so impressive compared to its European counterparts, its state-of-art architectural design and the effort to make the gallery interesting deserves a 5-star rating. Plus it has a great cafe a free wifi.
Wonderful public art gallery with special galleries that require you to purchase tickets. Check the website for free gallery tour times; the guides are volunteer docents who love art and having people to talk to art with. Also check out the gift shop, if only for the cheeky shopping bags.
Beautifully restored historic building with some modern rap around architecture. Good variety of exhibits. Me, I like the experimental unusually ones.
Che Van Lawrence
I think the building is great and it's free to enter. Beautiful location and a pleasant little café as well.
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