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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
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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 auckland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I agree with the review posted on 30th November. The focus is on the Avant Garde, installation art and the projection of woke and liberal hot topics such as gender fluidity. Fine if that is your bag. Not fine if you're expecting a wide and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank _TL_68
Reviewed 5 days ago

Cameras are allowed but not the tripod, free for Aucklander only, others pays a fees.Visit if you're in Auckland, great for kids too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank richkams
Reviewed 6 days ago

Architecturally stunning,new part 2011 ,designed by an Aussie beautifully dovetailed into the 1887 French renaissance style original building. The beauty is not only the building but the exhibits. We took an hour tour led by Lynn, showing us a number of works including Colin Mc...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LynnHatch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you’re a citizen of NZ or study here - lucky you free admission but since it was pouring rain outside I was happy to pay 20$ entrance fee It has a nice collection of contemporary art And what’s very special are the portraits of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Samiam666
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was really excited to go to the art gallery and was pretty shocked to see that it was $25 for non kiwis (love that locals get in free but $25 is to much for everyone else) the gallery is nice but i was hoping for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Imocean
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a good way to kill a few hours, abeit a bit on the expensive side ($20 entry for international visitors). The museum houses quite a lot of art from various periods, although I do agree with some of the other reviewers who said...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FlavGal88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the works on show in November 2018, one would assume that there were few talented 19th and early 20th Century New Zealand artists. The portraits of prominent Maoris by Gottfried Lindauer were interesting but I am sure the Art Gallery holds many more works...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a 8 week holiday of Australia & New Zealand 6 weeks in and it's the first time we have come across poor service, the Art gallery itself was ok if a little bit expensive, at €20 each all the staff were polite and helpful,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MiddlesbroughDan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If not a local then it cost $25 to get in. Unless there is a touring exhibition it is not worth this amount of money. It should have been free and everyone should be charged for travelling exhibitions. An absolute rip off.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Julie K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my visit to the museum. The building itself is beautiful and I liked the eclectic mixture of art. The portraits of Maori leaders were especially impressive. I spent about 2 hours here and found that to be enough to take everything in.The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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X7938SZmariaf
21 March 2017|
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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
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X7938SZmariaf
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
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