Art Gallery of NSW
What you need to know
One of Australia's leading museums of art, the Art Gallery of NSW is an extensive and impressive collection of permanent exhibits intermingled with temporary themed exhibitions that makes it well worth a visit - particularly on rainy days in Sydney. Comprised of five different levels divided up by both period and artistic style, the gallery's permanent collection features a blend of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, colonial and 20th century European-influenced Australian offerings, and galleries with tributes to old European and Asian masters.
This beautiful building is a truly world-class art gallery befitting Sydney's status as a global city, and those with even a passing interest in art would be well served spending a few hours here - all for entirely free admission. Situated on the aptly-named Art Gallery Road, the Art Gallery of NSW is open every day of the year except for Good Friday and Christmas Day from 10:00am to 5:00pm.
- Mixture of free exhibits and paid exhibitions
- Easily reached via public transport
- Close to Sydney Botanic Gardens
- 5 floors of artistic displays
- Open from 10am to 5pm
- Eclectic mix of art styles from fine art to Aboriginal
Art Gallery of NSWSydney, Art Gallery Rd, New South Wales, 2000, Australia