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National Gallery of Australia

Last updated: 07 April, 2024

The largest art gallery in Australia and indeed Oceania, the NGA holds over 170,000 works of art housed in a striking Brutalist-style building.

While relatively small on the world stage, it’s the place to go for Australian art and is home to some icons of Western art. It also holds the best collection of Aboriginal and other indigenous Oceania art.

Logistics

Price: Free
Minimum age: Any
Age suitable: 18+
When: All year around

Getting there & doing it

The gallery offers free, twice-daily, one-hour guided tours, but you need to book ahead. Meet in the Main Foyer.

When to do it

The gallery is open all year round, seven days a week.