National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

4.5
#2 of 27 in Museums in Canberra
Explore Australia's largest collection of art at the National Gallery of Australia. This sleek glass-and-concrete building holds more than 160,000 works from all over the world. Learn about Australian art from colonialism to the present and discover Aboriginal pieces from the oldest living culture in the world. Visit the sculpture garden where 26 pieces by international and Australian artists reside among local plants that thrive throughout the year. Check the schedule for current exhibits while you're in town. Take a look at our Canberra road trip website to schedule your visit to National Gallery of Australia and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Definitely worth a few hours to see Australian artists of bygone times from Indigenous art to wartime to recent collections. Fascinating  more »
  • We made a special trip from Sydney just to see the Monet exhibit, we were not disappointed. Very nice Gallery to enjoy an afternoon visit.  more »
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  • I really enjoy this gallery. I love the quality of the great contemporary artworks. Large selection of important aboriginal works too. I love the Pollock and Warhol plus many many more. I enjoyed the Monet exhibition too although i can take or leave impressionism. I did appreciate Monet's extraordinary talents.
  • SO GOOD! One of my favourite galleries ever. I was captivated by at least one thing in every area and I didn’t get bored which is very uncommon for me. The only negative is that the flow between galleries wasn’t that great and I had to back track a few times.
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