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Dunedin Public Art Gallery

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Very good museum

Interesting range of exhibits with some thought-provoking exhibits and exhibitions. Great staff... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
St Helens, United Kingdom
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Great exhibitions

There are many interesting pieces of art on display here, including a Goldie. The current... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Jeff M
Auckland, New Zealand
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The Dunedin Public Art Gallery is one of New Zealand's four major metropolitan art galleries. Established in 1884, the Gallery was New Zealand’s first Art Gallery and is renowned today for the richness of its historic collection and its close...more
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30 The Octagon, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-474 3240
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting range of exhibits with some thought-provoking exhibits and exhibitions. Great staff too, very friendly.

Thank SteveM999_12
Reviewed 8 October 2018

For both the non and pro history buffs. Lots to see. My favourite room was the one with the walls covered in photos and paintings of the Scottish immigrants from the 1840's. In the middle of the room are the glass topped information tables, which...More

Thank circlette00
Reviewed 10 September 2018

It is a bit hard rating art galleries. If you are not a professional, then good art is defined to be what you like. My wife and I enjoy classical British and European paintings, and we find some of these here, but not many. We...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Picasso, Goldie,Rita Angus and many many more. Very interesting work of Kiwitaxi Vatanajyankur weird and wonderful. Peaceful and relaxing , take your time to appreciate the wonders of art.

Thank Rose B
Reviewed 24 July 2018

There are many interesting pieces of art on display here, including a Goldie. The current exhibition mapping the gallery's art pieces was especially interesting. It is a good place to escape the weather and there are plenty of paintings to view. Worth a visit.

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Attractive gallery in centre of town with very good collection and current exhibitions. Range of art from impressionists to Italian masters and modern.

Thank WagU2
Reviewed 30 May 2018

I would recommend coming here as there is a wide array of art from New Zealand and all over the world. there where interesting and colorful displays inside this large and spacious art gallery. there is also a nice cafe inside the art gallery plus...More

Thank JJKiwiKid
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I was very impressed by the breadth of the collection on display and the interesting curation with a variety of different exhibitions on quite different subjects. I found the exhibition on Cubism especially interesting. The building itself is lovely with great light and space but...More

Thank kdtotara
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Just off the Octagon the gallery is free to enter. We only had time to look around the ground floor but there were some lovely paintings as well as some strange ones, but that’s art for you.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Very well worth a visit. Lots of interesting works of art. Lucky Christchurch to have such a great art gallery.

Thank SeniorTutor
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