Located on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra, this Gallery houses an almost unlimited number of portraits that cover the cross-section of Australian life. Look through the eyes of over 400 people who have shaped the nation and revel in the greater joy of understanding the intricacies of fine art. This is one of Australia’s creative and cultural destination that aims to educate the people of this country about their history, identity, and what the country stands for through the use of portraiture. The museum is very well set and full of interesting work that is bound to capture the attention of art lovers.
You will spend countless hours wandering the museum and feast your eyes upon a wide array of sculptures and portraits of musicians, artists, entertainers, politicians, and other famous historical figures. The display changes rather constantly, so expect to have a different experience every time you visit. This place has great ambience, delicious food served in local cafes, and is also a great place for kids to have fun. If you are in Canberra and would like to lose yourself amidst bountiful creations of human imagination, then National Portrait Gallery should be on your must-visit list.
National Portrait Gallery Canberra
Address: King Edward Terrace, Parkes ACT 2600
Phone: (02) 6102 7000