National Gallery Of Australia

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • 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

National Gallery Of Australia - Review

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.

National Gallery Of Australia Information

  • 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.

How To reach National Gallery Of Australia by Public Transport

  • The stop at King Edward Terrace is the closest one to the National Gallery.

Restaurants Near National Gallery Of Australia

  • Gallery Cafe
  • The Street Cafe
  • Sculpture Garden Cafe
  • Members Lounge

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TripHobo Highlights for National Gallery Of Australia

  • National Gallery Of Australia Address: Parkes Pl., Parkes, Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia
  • National Gallery Of Australia Contact Number: 02-62406502
  • National Gallery Of Australia Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • National Gallery Of Australia Price: Free
  • Best time to visit National Gallery Of Australia(preferred time): 03:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit National Gallery Of Australia: 02:30 Hrs
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  • 89.76% of people who visit Canberra include National Gallery Of Australia in their plan

  • 71.58% of people start their National Gallery Of Australia visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs 30 Minutes to see National Gallery Of Australia

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60.61% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting National Gallery Of Australia

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National Gallery Of Australia, Canberra Reviews

  • What a stunning building, from the outside! We drove down from sydney, 3 plus hours to be met with a monster line up to the Cartier Exhibition - the length of the gallery and back! Surely the operations team could have organized the day better to ensure a positive customer experience?! Perhaps not over sold tickets, or sold tickets for a specific time slot, or a sign, or perhaps update the website with the correct opening time or even communicate wait times! This is an unimpressive experience AND we are yet to walk in. For a national gallery I would have thought that the customer experience would have been valued.

  • Always worth a visit whether for the regular collection or a block buster. Has a great shop full of beautiful or quirky items and gifts. Gallery staff are helpful and polite. The architecture is also a feature in itself. Don't miss the sculpture garden as even a quick walk through will impress. Take a picnic even the weather is fine as there are lots of spots to spread a blanket between the gallery and lake.

  • Great place to visit. Interesting and amazing art works. Even the gift shop is worth a visit for a gift for someone tricky to buy for.

  • A fascinating, beautifully maintained gallery. Dynamic and vibrant. Great food in the cafe ... very polite and professional service.

  • I could have easily spent a week in this gallery. Some of the most incredible historic paintings of Australia's formative years, of early pioneers, the explorers, the bushrangers, the hopefuls and hopeless. Encompassing our settlers and indigenous heritage, in traditional, contemporary, abstract and experimental art, across all mediums and compositions. An absolute must-see for the Capital tour

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