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Your Visit to the Art Gallery of NSW

Art Gallery of New South Wales

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

Location:                         The Domain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Address:                           Art Gallery Road, The Domain, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

Type:                                  Fine arts, visual arts, Asian arts

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

Essential Facts:

  • Established:               1871
  • 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

Map:

Look for the two statues outside the Art Gallery of NSW. Below is the the statue labeled: “The Offerings of War”.

Statue outside Art Gallery of NSW

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“Do you know why I have credibility? Because I don’t exude morality.” Bob Hawke

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