National Gallery Of AustraliaCurrently Closed
- Address: Parkes Pl., Parkes, Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia
- Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: 02-62406502
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 02:30 Hrs
- Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Family And Kids
The National Gallery has a number of priced exhibits that intrigue a visitor for hours.The artwork from Monet, Rembrandt and Picasso are the show stoppers at the museum. One can spend the better part of the day at this magnificent museum. There are some superlative aboriginal works on display and the sculpture garden is pretty beyond words. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Canberra itinerary 1 day.
- Strollers are available at the cloakroom for use only within the Gallery.
- Highchairs are available in the spacious eating area in the Cafe.
- Wheechair access available.
- Photography or video is not permitted anywhere in the Gallery.
- Food and drink are not permitted in any exhibition area.
- The permanent collection is free entry. There might be an entry fee for the temporary exhibtions.
- The stop at King Edward Terrace is the closest one to the National Gallery.
- Gallery Cafe
- The Street Cafe
- Sculpture Garden Cafe
- Members Lounge
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89.46% of people who visit Canberra include National Gallery Of Australia in their plan
2 PM - 3 PM
71.58% of people start their National Gallery Of Australia visit around 2 PM - 3 PM
2 Hrs 30 Minutes
People usually take around 2 Hrs 30 Minutes to see National Gallery Of Australia
60.61% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting National Gallery Of Australia
Great gallery with easy access and free entry. Wide collection of art from the iconic Blue Poles to extensive Indigenous and Asian art collections. Nice cafe on site and easy parking for a fee. Well worth a visit.
Pretty good collection. You can enjoy even if you're not an art afficiando. Allow 3-4 hours. Signposting to various areas of the gallery seemed lacking, but descriptions of the artworks were detailed enough. The American Masters series very enjoyable and great to see some Warhol there. "Blue Poles" is, of course, a highlight. I would recommend joining one of the hourly guided tours to help make sense of things. All-in-all a great way to see some lovely artworks.
We took a free guided tour with Robyn and I highly recommend this. After the hour long tour (ours started outside, looking at sculpture which we would have missed otherwise) you can then go back to places you want to spend more time in. The indigenous Australian art is their forte I think and it’s an amazing collection.
A must-see attraction on the Canberra circuit; and a must-see many times due to the changing displays and exhibitions. A bit wearying and cold on the old feet so wear thick socks and comfortable shoes. Why do I feel that I'm somehow doing something naughty when I take a photo of a Kandinsky and a Rothko?
Simply amazing gallery, with a great collection of works from both Australian and international artists. You will find a wide selection of famous names and artworks as well as a diverse range of curated galleries from a variety of styles and locations. The sculpture garden is incredible and staff are Corryong and helpful. Free entry (though there is a small rate on parking) is the icing on the cake. Easily the best collection in the country.