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National Portrait Gallery
Canberra Top 1 in Must-Visit Museums

4.5/5
64 Reviews
Art Museum
Liked by 1
Closed Open from 10:00am-5:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2-4 hours
Address: King Edward Terrace, Parkes ACT 2600, Australia
Official website: http://www.portrait.gov.au/
Phone: +61-2-61027000

What people are saying:

The National Portrait Gallery in Canberra is a very large museum of painting art. There are many different styles of art works, including sculptures, paintings or photography. There are often some large-scale thematic exhibitions, which are very exciting and are definitely worth visiting for friends who like fine art.

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  • busymum2016
    busymum2016
    Leichhardt, Australia
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    Worth the visit

    I love this gallery. There is always something interesting to see, the gift shop has a range of interesting books and gifts and the cafe is the pick of those of the nearby galleries and museums - they...

    Reviewed on /Date(1613428193000+0800)/
  • Teresa C
    Teresa C
    Metro Manila, Luzon
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    Visit!

    A wonderful display of portraits done in various mediums - of personalities who have excelled in their field of interest and skill.

    Reviewed on /Date(1613073392000+0800)/
  • Marcel D
    Marcel D
    Canberra, Australia
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    Delightful gallery with excellent shop and cafe

    As a Canberra native who often visits the national cultural institutions located here, I would advise visitors to fit in a visit to the National Portrait Gallery if they can. It's a smaller collection...

    Reviewed on /Date(1611420656000+0800)/
  • Kages777
    Kages777
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    Worth a look inside

    Didn't have high expectations but was pleasantly surprised and managed to spend 90 minutes wandering around reviewing the many portraits. While I would have liked to have seen more paintings and less...

    Reviewed on /Date(1611391898000+0800)/
  • Helene G
    Helene G
    Melbourne, Australia
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    See familiar faces

    A smaller gallery compared to the large institutions with popular exhibits of portraits personalities.

    Reviewed on /Date(1609495270000+0800)/

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