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Well worth a visit

Easy to find a park, fantastic gift shop, lovely staff. Plenty of other studios and gift shops very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SLRobinsonNZ
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Whanganui, New Zealand
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Best gift shop in town!

Love visiting the gallery when I'm visiting. Sometimes I don't care for the exhibitions, but I love... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
CaroleB2352
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Levin, New Zealand
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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38 Taupo Quay, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to find a park, fantastic gift shop, lovely staff. Plenty of other studios and gift shops very close by so you can see heaps of them very easily.

Thank SLRobinsonNZ
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Love visiting the gallery when I'm visiting. Sometimes I don't care for the exhibitions, but I love the gift shop! They have gorgeous hand-crafted pieces for sale!

Thank CaroleB2352
Reviewed 7 May 2018

A interesting way to spend 1/2 an hour but it was all modern works of art and not much to hold our attention

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 2 April 2018

I enjoyed great available and knowledgeable staff. I particularly admired the curator’s taste in the display. They organised the various works of art (various medium too) in a smart way, that is they found a theme, a thread, which I found subtle and able to...More

Thank pascale_delos
Reviewed 21 March 2018

When we were there, there were some nice exhibits but the experience cannot help being a disappointment to anyone who knows the Sarjeant Gallery's normal home - which is an architectural gem with a wonderful collection.

Thank DanJVine
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Well my guide book says highly regarded exhibition of NZ oil paitings and WW1 photos...NO ! Just a load of poor modern "art". Nothing inspirational, norting exciting,nothing imaginative If you like the Emporers new clothes you might try it otherwsie what are they thinking. Rubbish!!

Thank Baldbutsexy
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Sergeant is a museum-gallery right in the middle of town, close to i-site and everything. Mainly modern art, lots of local art.

Thank jobst56
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Wonderful displays and interpretive & descriptive info panels about artist and art. Would highly recommend a visit.

Thank Dee20202
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The museum's temporary site is well arranged and had a nice exhibit when I visited. Pottery and other items by local artists were available in the entry/shop area. There's enough galleries and the Quartz museum in the area to make for at least a two-hour...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The staff at this gallery were very friendly and helpful. The gallery is situated near the river, so a lot of nice buildings, coffee places and pubs close by. This gallery is displaying selected material from the substantial classical style gallery which stands atop a...More

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