Established in 1874, the Art Gallery of New South Wales offers presentations of fine international and Australian art in a beautiful setting, with the grand architectural features of the gallery being a work of art themselves.
Well worth the trip, visitors will find it difficult to see all the Gallery has to offer in one day. Be sure to stop by the modern and contemporary works displayed in vast, well-lit spaces that offer great views of Sydney and its beautiful harbour. Don’t miss out on the Grand Courts, which host a distinguished collection of colonial and 19th-century Australian works, as well as European old masters. Also, check out galleries dedicated to the celebration of Asian, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artworks.
Be sure to check out their regularly changing temporary exhibitions that are a major attraction for the Gallery's 1.3 million annual visitors. You can also relax over a coffee or enjoy a meal in the Gallery cafe or restaurant.
Nearby attractions: Royal Botanic Gardens
Facts For Your Visit
Official Website: Art Gallery of New South WalesFee: Yes
- Monday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Tuesday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Wednesday: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
- Thursday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Sunday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Category: Art Museums
Art Gallery Rd
Sydney New South Wales 2000
Phone: +61 2 9225 1744
Robert S. Aug-14-2019
I highly recommend adding The Art Gallery of NSW to the list of things to see in Sydney. Give yourself a few hours to view all the great works of art... Read More
Anh L. Oct-04-2018
I absolutely love this place! It's definitely one of my favorite museums of all time. There is just so much art here and of all styles and periods. The... Read More
Leanne M. Aug-23-2018
Love visiting this place. I walk up through the Botanical Gardens envying nature's beauty then into the art gallery. This trip was to view the 2018... Read More
Accommodations near Art Gallery of New South Wales:
|Train Line||Nearest Station||Walking Time|
|T4||Martin Place||8 minutes|
|T2 or T3||St. James||8 minutes|
How to get to Art Gallery of New South Wales by Train
By Train: exit at St. James Station and walk east on Prince Albert staying left at the 'Y' and continue where it becomes Art Gallery Road, or at Martin Place Station and proceed east crossing Macquarie Street continuing through the passageway by the north block of the Hospital and across the Domain (green space) (both are about an 8 minutes walk).
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