National Portrait Gallery

King Edward Terrace
Parkes, ACT - 2600

Type: Arts Museum
(26) 102-7000
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The National Portrait Gallery is located in Parkes and houses and showcases famous portraits of prominent Australian personalities who inspired generations. The gallery was designed by the architect Johnson Pilton Walker and was established in May 1998. 

The gallery is spread across 15,000 square feet and houses around 500 portraits including those of Joan Croll by John Brack, Martha Kermode by Henry Mundy, Deborah Vernon Hackett by Florence Fuller, Francis Russell Nixon by George Richmond, Ethel Turner by Harold Cazneaux, etc. The gallery has also hosted several important exhibitions including "Beyond the Self: Contemporary Portraiture from Asia", "Portraits+Architecture", "Australia and the Nobel Prize", etc. 

Besides this arts museum, there are three more arts museums listed in Parkes. There's also nine attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of National Portrait Gallery on the map bellow. If you need any other information on National Portrait Gallery that is not listed here, please call (02) 6102 7000 or visit their website.

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Opening Hours Monday to Sunday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Fees Admission Free
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