Front entrance (The Elder Wing) of the Art Gallery of South Australia.

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Art Gallery of South Australia

Top choice in Adelaide

Spend a few hushed hours in the vaulted, parquetry-floored gallery that represents the big names in Australian art. Permanent exhibitions include Australian, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Asian, European and North American art (20 bronze Rodins!). Progressive visiting exhibitions occupy the basement. There are free guided tours at 11am and 2pm daily and talks every Tuesday at 12:30pm. There's a lovely cafe out the back too.

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