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The Ian Potter Museum of Art

Swanston Street | The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
+61 3 8344 5148
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Excellent free exhibitions

This place has great exhibitions. It's well worth the tram trip up swanston street to get there... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
Merilyn_S_12
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Darwin, Australia
Small but worth visiting on a rainy day

If you are visiting the vast campus of UniMelb on a rainy day you might want to pop by. It's free... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
Sofía C
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Swanston Street | The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

This place has great exhibitions. It's well worth the tram trip up swanston street to get there. It's literally opposite the Melbourne university tram stop.

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

If you are visiting the vast campus of UniMelb on a rainy day you might want to pop by. It's free of charge but I recommend the National Gallery of Victoria 100 more

Thank Sofía C
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

The Ian Potter Museum of Art adjoins the University of Melbourne. Sir Ian Potter, a prominent stockbroker, lent his name to a number of cultural institutions in Melbourne, which should not be confused. This gallery tends towards complementary art. The exhibitions are constantly changing and...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2017

Melbourne has superb art galleries and they are all to be enjoyed. The Ian Potter Museum of Art is a superb contemporary building. It offers excdellent cafes for refreshment and yet still enabling the visitor to enjoy observation of art being displayed. The galleries are...More

Thank Peter C
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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We strolled through the three floors of exhibits in a little less than 30 minutes. All of the exhibits made some sort of statement - political, religious, etc..

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Reviewed 13 January 2017

Not to be (understandably) confused with the Ian Potter Centre (NGV Australia, Federation Square), the Ian Potter Museum of Art possibly gets overlooked, but it should not be forgotten. The range of temporary exhibitions is very impressive, and the gallery space is nicely laid out....More

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

The Potter Museum is asasociated with the University of Melbourne. t's in Swanston Streetd. This seems to put visitors off, but the gallery, while small, holds interesting exhibitions. By the way Sir Iam Potter was a very wealthy stockbroker who spent his fortune patronising the...More

Thank Jeffry B
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

What i especially like about the Ian Potter Gallery is it's size. Not to big. I've seen a number of exhibitions here now and have enjoyed the experience greatly. An hour is enough time here. The space nor the exhibits overwhelm. Just enough to get...More

Thank Steve S
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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

OK artiphiles, here is a great little gallery cum museum. A great blend of modern and ancient exhibits, this place is an antidote to some of the more in-your-face mainstream venues. You can see outstanding contemporary exhibits or spend awhile contemplating ancient Etruscan funerary wares;...More

Thank Marty C
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

My most recent visit was to attend a book launch. We sat in the biggest room on the ground floor, surrounded by some of the entries in the Basil Sellers art prize. I always enjoy looking up at the Leckie window when I enter the...More

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