National Gallery of Australia

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Delight in the art and world-class exhibitions on show at the National Gallery of Australia, on the shores of Canberra’s Lake Burley Griffin. Art lovers will enjoy meandering through the galleries and admiring the collection, which includes the famous ‘Blue Poles’ by Jackson Pollock and the Ned Kelly series by Sidney Nolan.

The new Australian and International art galleries provide plenty of things to see, following a large-scale rehang of almost every piece. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art collection comprises over 7500 works and is the largest in the world.

Tours and activities are a great way to get more out of your visit. One hour Gallery Highlight Tour available 10.30 am, 11.30 am, 12.30 pm, 1.30 pm and 2.30 pm daily.

Facilities

Aboriginal Culture Art & Culture Bar Cafe Carpark Coach Parking Conference/Convention Facilities Disabled access available Free Wifi History & Heritage Lockers Museums Australia Museums Australia Non Smoking Parents Room Picnic Area Public Toilet Restaurant Shop

Trading Times

  • ALL Open 10:00 to 17:00
  • 2016-12-25 Closed

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Riding the merry-go-round

Merry-Go-Round

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Taking a night flight in the simulator

Jet Flight Simulator Canberra

Fyshwick, Canberra

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Italy, Embassy of

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Statues and spires atop the Vishni Siva Mandir Temple and Library

Vishnu Siva Mandir Temple and Library

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Spain, Embassy of

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