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Australia Multi-City Attractions Pass
"With the Australia Multi-City Attractions Pass you can see Australia’s best attractions at your own pace. There are more than 140 attractions and activities to choose from allowing you to create your own itinerary and save up to 50% on top attractions tours museums venues and more in Australia’s most popular destinations – Sydney Melbourne
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River Gardens Melbourne Sightseeing Cruise
Cruise Highlights include:Princes BridgeThe Royal Botanic GardensThe Governor's residenceThe Lexus Centre - Home of Collingwood (Aussie Rules Team)Herring IslandNational Tennis CenterMel"""Cruise up Melbourne's famous Yarra River and enjoy the sights of Melbourne's scenic gardens parklands and famous sporting arenas. This one-hour sightseeing cruise is a wonderful chance to view the scenic river gardens and Herring Island."title=Cruise+Highlights&1=Cruise+past+Melbourne%27s+scenic+gardens+and+parklands+on+this+one-hour+sightseeing+cruise&2=Onboard+commentary&3=Plenty+of+photo+opportunities"""Melbourne
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Best of Melbourne City Tour with Colonial Tramcar Restaurant Dinner
"Make your own way to Federation Square to begin your Melbourne tour with a 1-hour Yarra River boat cruise. Sail by the South Wharf precinct and admire the Polly Woodside a 3-masted tall ship that was built in Belfast in 1885. Nibble on a gourmet box lunch (see sample menu under Itinerary below) and snap photos of picturesque parks sporting arenas and more as your onboard guide shares stories about the city’s rich maritime history. When you return to shore board a comfortable air-conditioned coach for a 3.5-hour city sightseeing tour with live commentary. Begin at two sites loved by sports fans: Melbourne Cricket Ground and the National Tennis Centre in Melbourne Park. Continue to Kings Domain a large park which contains the Royal Botanic Gardens and other attractions. Have time to take a stroll around the lake or purchase Devonshire tea before continuing to the nearby Shrine of Remembrance a memorial to people who perished in the First World War. Next drive past the Arts Centre Melbourne
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National Gallery of Victoria Tips (15)

SO MUCH TO SEE!

The National Gallery of Victoria is a must visit in my opinion. FREE ENTRY to what I think is the BEST Art Gallery in Australia. There is an amazing array of permanent exhibitions that include ...
balhannah
Sep 13, 2016

THE WEEPING WOMAN BY PICASSO

The Weeping woman is a painting by Pablo Picasso that I was able to view in the National Gallery for FREE.It was located in the Late 19th and early 20th century paintings and decorative arts gallery...
balhannah
Sep 13, 2016

THE GREAT HALL

I entered the National Gallery and my eyes were drawn to the ceiling, for what I was looking at, was the world's largest stained-glass ceiling. Wow! The clever person who designed it is Australian...
balhannah
Sep 13, 2016

DULL EXTERIOR - WONDERFUL INTERIOR!

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) was founded in 1861, making it Australia's oldest, largest and most visited art museum.The dull grey unimposing building wouldn't make you want to visit, but I...
balhannah
Sep 13, 2016

NGV International

This is a real great museum with some very good European painters like Pablo Picasso, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Marco Palmezzano, Rembrandt, Peter Paul Rubens, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Paolo Uccello and...
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lotharscheer
Jul 12, 2016

Ian Potter Centre, National Gallery of Victoria

Come for the peace and serenity.Or come for the history and the beautiful displays and paintings.Ian Potter CentreNational Gallery of Victoria, MelbourneFederation SquareCorner of Russell St and...
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cassiejoy42
Apr 04, 2011

National Gallery of Victoria - International

You will realise from my introduction that I specifically visited Melbourne, on this occasion, to visit the National Gallery of Vicotria International to see the Exhibition entitled: " The...
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aussiedoug
Apr 04, 2011

National Gallery of Victoria

The National Gallery of Victoria is divided into two sites within a short walking distance of each other. One is the NGV Ian Potter Australia Center which displays works from Australian artists. The...
thescene
Nov 03, 2010

National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) - International

With the formation of the Federation in 1901 and Melbourne being the capital but the subsequent transference of the state capital to Canberra in the 1920s, the city is something of an anomoly in that...
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leffe3
Jul 27, 2010

The National Gallery of Victoria

Since 1861, the National Gallery of Victoria has been displaying art works for the enjoyment of the community. The Collection is now split between The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia at Federation...
xuessium
Apr 19, 2008

National Gallery of Victoria

This is Australia's finest art gallery for mine. Though I can't show you pictures of the inside, the tower is unmissable, even in a high rise city like Melbourne.How it came to be so highly regarded...
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iandsmith
Jul 10, 2007

Free Stuff - Aus art at NGV Fed Square

The National Gallery of Victoria at Federation Square (not St Kilda Rd - that's the international part) is free to enter the permanent exhibitions and has a pretty good range of Australian art. It's...
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natashac
Oct 14, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near National Gallery of Victoria

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Yarra River

The Yarra river has been dedicated as a Sri Chinmoy Peace River, but i am sure not many people know this or even care. Expand the top photo should you like to read the plaque that has been placed...
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Eureka Skydeck 88

It's the tallest building in Melbourne, putting the old Rialto Tower in the shade. It was also the tallest residential building when it was finished, but has since been surpassed. It's named after the...
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Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA)

One of the mopre controversial buildings in Melbourne. Opened in 2002, its usually refered to as the rust bucket! Personally, one of my favourite buildings, it is Melbourne's main centre for the...
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Federation Square

Federation Square has two courts, St. Paul's court located next to the Visitor Information centre and Swanston Street Forecourt. The Square itself is a huge open area and has a stage and there is a...
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Flinders Street Station

Mention Flinders Street Railway Station and nearly every Australian would know your talking about Melbourne. Want a meeting place, then under the clock with everybody else at Flinders Street...
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Australian Centre of Moving Images - ACMI

We had heard so much about ACMI ( Australian Center for the Moving Image) we were extremely disappointed when we arrived there. We asked at the reception what we could see and the girl said that there...
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Getting to National Gallery of Victoria

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180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne VIC 3006

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  • Sunday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Monday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Tuesday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Wednesday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Thursday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Friday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Saturday 10:00 to 17:00

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