An artwork as part of the Steve Holland exhibition 'Being'

Canberra Museum and Gallery

A vibrant place in the heart of the city, Canberra Museum and Gallery celebrates the region's social history and visual arts with dynamic exhibitions and unique programs and events.

Showcasing Canberra Museum and Gallery's permanent collection in the Canberra Stories Gallery, along with five other gallery spaces, the gallery offers a variety of changing exhibitions.

CMAG is also the home of The Foundation Collection of Sir Sidney Nolan's paintings, donated by the artist to the people of Australia in 1974. The collection is managed by the gallery on behalf of the Australian Government.

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

Weekdays: 10am - 5pm; Weekends: 12 - 5pm; Weekends June-August (Winter): 12 - 4pm. Closed Christmas Day to January 11, 2015 inclusive.

ENTRY COSTS

Free

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TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER RATING

Ranked #34 of 196 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

AWARDS

Certificate of Excellence 2016

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER REVIEWS

Excellent Rainy Day Activity

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A smaller attraction but run by very friendly staff. Lots of activities for children to participate in and well set out galleries. My grandson participated in a paper flower workshop which became...

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Don't overlook this one

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Probably overlooked in favour of the big brutalist buildings on the shores of the Lake but this more approachable gallery is always good for a visit. Cafe, kids area, shop etc and usually something...

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Well presented gallery, well laid out, with several exhibitions concurrently

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We visited purely to see the collection of Dr Who items but also looked at the other two exhibitions currently on. Good car parking outside, a nice cafe inside on the ground floor with play areas for...

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FEATURES

  • Cafe
  • Carpark
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Lockers
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Parents Room
  • Public Toilet