The Joy of Museums

Finding Meaning in Art & History

Your Visit to the National Gallery of Victoria

National Gallery of Victoria from Eurkea Tower

The National Gallery of Victoria is separated into two separate building in two separate  locations:

  • NGV International – Art collection from Europe, Asia, America, and Oceania
  • NGV Australia – Australian art, Indigenous and non-Indigenous art

Below are some details that may help you in planning your visit to the National Gallery of Victoria.

NGV International

  • Location:                          Southbank, Melbourne, Australia
  • Address:                           180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne
  • Type:                                  Art museum
  • Collection:                       Europe, Asia, America, and Oceania.
  • Train Transportation:  Flinders Street Train Station
  • Tram Transportation:  Swanston Street/St Kilda Road trams
  • Website:                           artgallery.nsw.gov.au
  • Map:

Ian Potter Centre, NGV Australia

  • Location:                          Southbank, Melbourne, Australia
  • Address:                           Federation Square, Melbourne.
  • Type:                                  Art museum
  • Collection:                       Australian art, Indigenous and non-Indigenous art
  • Train Transportation:  Flinders Street Train Station
  • Tram Transportation:  Swanston Street/St Kilda Road /Flinders St Trams
  • Website:                            artgallery.nsw.gov.au

 

Ian Potter Centre NGV Australia

 

  • Map:

Essential Facts:

  • Founded:            1861
  • Location:            Melbourne, Victoria
  • Range:                 Australian, European and Asian
  • Buildings:           2 separate buildings: NGV International & NGV Australia
  • Size:                     70,000 works

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Photo Credit: 1) By Lakeyboy at English Wikipedia [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons; 2) By Peter Connolly (Melbourne – Ian Potter Centre – Entrance) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons