Formerly known as the Australian National Gallery, the National Gallery of Australia is the country's largest art museum - housing over 100,000 works of art and world-class art exhibitions. Established in 1967 as a national public art museum by the Australian government, the gallery is a prominent attraction in the country and is visited by numbers of tourists and locals throughout the year. With an aim to provide cultural enrichment to visitors by enhancing the understanding and enjoyment of visual arts, the National Gallery of Australia offers a collection of Australian art, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander art, Asian art and European and American art. The National Gallery of Australia building itself is noted for its late 20th-century Brutalist style and is also surrounded by sculpture gardens of native Australian plants and trees.
Daily from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Around 1 hour
Adults, Families, Young Adults, Children, Senior Travellers
Australian Art, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art, Asian Art & European & American Art
Though designated prayer facilities at Australian National Gallery will be unavailable for Muslim travellers, plenty of open area will be available to use during prayer times. Muslim travellers can also visit some of the several mosques in Canberra such as the Canberra Mosque and Canberra Islamic Centre.
Muslim travellers looking for Halal food near Australian National Gallery will need to visit some of the Halal restaurants in Canberra. There are numerous Halal restaurants in Canberra that offer a wide range of Halal food options, such as the Jewel of India, Taze, Turkish Pide, Taj Agra, Fig and Olive Turkish Cuisine, Flavors of India, Turkish Halal Pide House, Kushi Restaurant and Harem Turkish Restaurant – which are just a few popular spots.