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Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki

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Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki is New Zealand’s most compelling visual arts experience. Enter between majestic kauri (native tree) columns to explore four floors of exhibitions, seven centuries of art and one of Auckland’s most iconic buildings...more
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| Cnr Kitchener and Wellesley St, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-307 7700
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All reviews maori portraits albert park new zealand beautiful building special exhibition on display free admission worth a visit great collection great cafe rainy day few hours couple of hours great place to visit exhibits goldie tamaki
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed visiting this museum. Great diverse artwork spanning from Maori inspired to contemporary art and anything in between.

Thank Reslimpan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a hard time finding this museum, but yes I am directionally challenged. Located in a lovingly restored old building, this very well lit structure showcased only contemporary art when I visited, which was disappointing. Lovely - and very popular - cafe with delicious...More

Thank califcasl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only foreigners get charged an entry fee ($20) which was quite different from most other museums in New Zealand where entry is free. The building itself is beautiful, and I was surprised to see works from Bruegel and even Tadema. The first floor was bland...More

Thank Jebediah_Solomon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very varied types of exhibitions. From modern art to classic original art. The building itself is interesting too (look up).

Thank rvdoorn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After looking at a few small exhibitions & feeling peckish we went to the gallery cafe. The choice will suit all tastes and the quality of the food we ordered was excellent. feeling revived we went to the Gordon Walters exhibition which was larger than...More

Thank janeL7613MZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Modern architectural building combining original geographic features and local materials. This museum is located within downtown Auckland central, lots of cafe and restaurants to wander around after museum tour. Worth to mention there is guided tour by museum at certain time slot of the day,...More

Thank Dickens W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Want an afternoon of art overload. Great NZ collection with an ever changing guest exhibition items. Take local proof of address and entry is free

Thank 772Leanne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely way to spend a couple of hours. Great mix of art from local to overseas,traditional to modern. Loved the varied videos in the Pacifica section. Suggest you take a seat and just chill. All art worth a look from woman's franchise to house constuction....More

Thank JosephineT679
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly recommend a visit to this gallery. Friendly knowledgeable and attentive staff and great exhibits that are beautifully presented on every level. The cafe was amazing, serving up a wide range of healthy and delicious lunch and snack fare against a backdrop of parkland which...More

Thank MLovelock
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

I applaud the many friends and the City of Auckland for this wonderfully restored and newly built architecturally magnificent building. Your displays are impeccably presented. Thank you for the experience and customer service.

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Maria F
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Response from Katralee | Reviewed this property |
There is a gallery of older style paintings that you see in English art galleries but generally focuses on modern and Maori art
Maria F
21 March 2017|
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Response from VikramWKarve | Reviewed this property |
The museum has a wider collection - many rare "historical/heritage" works of art pertaining to New Zealand