The National Gallery of Australia is an art museum situated in the capital of Australia, Canberra. The museum was established in 1967 by the Australian government as a national public art museum. The museum is held in a purpose built building which was designed to a 20th century Brutalist design. The museum holds over 160,000 pieces of art. The collection includes Australian, Western, Eastern, Modern and Pacific arts as well as photography, crafts and sculptures.
If you are travelling to the art museum by car, there is an onsite car park available for visitors to use. The 4, 80 and 935 buses all stop at the art museum. The art museum is within walking distance of another of Canberra’s major sights, Parliament House.
Opening Times and Admission
The art museum is open daily, 10am-5pm. Admission to the museum is free. The museum has onsite cafes.