National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

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National Gallery of Victoria offers a great lesson in Australian cultural identity. Founded in 1861, the country's oldest public art museum has a vast collection of Australian Aboriginal, colonial, Impressionist, modern, and contemporary art. There's also an international collection, which displays ancient and modern work by artists from around the globe, including Picasso, Rembrandt, and Degas. Make sure you leave time to see some of the 15,000 snapshots in the museum's photo collection. Also check out what the rotating exhibitions are while you're in town. To visit National Gallery of Victoria and other attractions in Melbourne, use our Melbourne trip itinerary planner.
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  • When to see the Queer exhibition and wasn’t disappointed spread over a entire floor well worth seeing. Easy access and viewing made for an enjoyable time. 
    When to see the Queer exhibition and wasn’t disappointed spread over a entire floor well worth seeing. Easy access and viewing made for an enjoyable time.  more »
  • We visited one of the Art Centers in Melbourne. Located at St Kilda road, it contains a wide display of International art collections, for which one day is insufficient to view all of them. It is... 
    We visited one of the Art Centers in Melbourne. Located at St Kilda road, it contains a wide display of International art collections, for which one day is insufficient to view all of them. It is...  more »
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  • If you love art, this is a must visit. You can spend hours and hours, probably a whole day learning about different artists and appreciating their works. I've always enjoyed my experience. There's a nice garden area, a cafeteria and a design store. Keep an eye out for special events like Triennial Extra which have live performances too - highly recommended!
  • It helped me with my art topic last year

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