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The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia

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Federation Square | Cnr Russell & Flinders Streets, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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All reviews australian art federation square modern art permanent collection great collection national gallery of victoria on display fed square interesting building st kilda road worth a visit free entry couple of hours aboriginal artists exhibits galleries
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A great collection of Australian art which changes regularly always providing something new for regular visitors. The mix of classic and contemporary art means that there is something for everyone and the way it is curated to tell a story is fantastic. It is well...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank alison342018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent an hour wandering through some of the exhibits here today and enjoyed those on offer. The staff were warm and welcoming and the place continues to offer a variety of things to do.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Maurice I L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the nicest place to go to discover the Australian artists. great selection of paintings and sculptures... Fantastic architecture. The place is never crowded and you will have a peaceful time in these lovely gallery after a visit of the melbournian lanes...

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DUCOURAY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The entire gallery is well laid out and the art is grouped well. I found it easy to move around and easy to go from one level to the next. It is great for a short wander while in the city - I have been...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Acsgcs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Highly recommend! After the exhibits there are interactive computers where you can make yourself into an "art piece"

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LEY12345
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great National Gallery of Art at Federation Square. Built over the original railway yards. Great exhibition spaces and Architecture

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank laffacci
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't be put off by the fact that it looks more like a shopping mall than an art museum. The galleries show a very complete array of Australian paintings, sculptures and installation works, going back from the contemporary to the 19th century. Airy, bright, air...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank brancusirocks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another place we always visit it Melbourne and this time we also went to the Brett Whiteley exhibition. The icing on the cake was the Japanese dancers in the centre who kept us all enthralled.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jeni L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited NGV to see the Escher X Nendo exhibition, and was not disappointed. Very clean and well presented. Staff were helpful and professional. And the exhibition was absolutely brilliant!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CassnAl
Reviewed 10 January 2019

Firstly - free entry - tick. Secondly - award winning artists - tick. Thirdly - indigenous artists - tick. 3 big ticks. Make sure you visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Jen V
5 April 2017|
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Response from SueW032016 | Reviewed this property |
No, both the galleries in Melbourne have free access if you want to come in and wander around their standard displays. If there are special exhibitions running, there is generally a charge for those. You can still enter... More
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