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Art Gallery of New South Wales

NSWAG

Art Gallery of New South Wales

The Art Gallery of New South Wales, located in the centre of Sydney is one of the largest and oldest in Australia. The Gallery first opened in 1874.

Today admission is free to the general exhibition space, which displays Australian art, European and Asian art.

The Masterpieces of the Art Gallery of New South Wales include:

Art Gallery of New South Wales

  • Museums:          Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • Established:       1874
  • Location:           The Domain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Type:                 Fine arts, visual arts, Asian Art Museum
  • Location:                         The Domain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Address:                           Art Gallery Road, The Domain, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
  • Public transit access:
    • Train  Exit:       St James rail (15-minute walk)
    • Train Exit:        Martin Place rail (20-minute walk)
    • Tourist Bus:     Sydney Explorer bus
    • Buses:                Bus 441 (Consult Buses website)
  • Website:                      artgallery.nsw.gov.au
  • Collections:
    • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art
    • Asian art
    • Australian art
    • Contemporary art
    • Pacific art
    • Photography
  • Facilities:
    • Café
    • Restaurant
    • Library
    • Archive
    • Study room
    • Gallery Shop
    • Auditorium & Theatre

Art Gallery of New South Wales Map

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Photo Credit: Siegfried Nugent at English Wikipedia [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons