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National Portrait Gallery
King Edward Terrace, Parkes, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Non Smoking Establishment
Ranked #12 of 221 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor
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“Best cafe in the museums precinct”
This gallery is exceptional. Free entry. Great art and a superb book/gift shop. The gallery also has the best cafe in the museums precinct. A great range of food (including vegan and vegetarian...
“Museum suffers from missing many important Australians”
The museum is housed in a splendid modern building. Howeer, the museum does not have enough funds to commission portraits and so must depend on portraits donated by the public. As a result, you will...
“Fabulous snapshot of great Australian images”
Great exhibits, lovely staff in a brilliant venue.
The gallery offers a wide and diverse collection of portraits in all forms.
Well spaced out to allow time and reflection on the works and the...
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