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National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA)

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We went as a family to see the health ledger exhibit and were impressed by the breath of items... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
crazybigal
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Canberra, Australia
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I wasn't sure about visiting as I had been years ago and although interesting the old displays felt... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
902keithp
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Geelong, Australia
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Watch a film at Arc cinema; enjoy our latest exhibition; take a self guided tour of our Art Deco building, or just relax in the courtyard with coffee, cakes and snacks from Biginelli's Espresso.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went as a family to see the health ledger exhibit and were impressed by the breath of items. Was not great for young kids as there was not Much to entertain themMore

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank crazybigal
Mig_Gonzalez, Manager Social Media at National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks crazybigal for your feedback; it is quite a comprehensive exhibition and we're glad you found it interesting. In relation to the kids, we will unveil an immersive virtual reality experience in late February. We will make the announcement soon; you may want to return...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently visited the Heath Ledger exhibition and loved it. The guides were helpful and attentive with any questions and the exhibition was well curated and comprehensive. Health will always be one of the actors that ignited my love and appreciation for film - especially Australian...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travel to Canberra regularly, and try to visit somewhere we haven't been before, on each trip. This was my first visit to the NFSA and I was quite impressed. We were advised by staff, that the only points of interest, were from the current...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank C0nstantlyOnTheG0
Mig_Gonzalez, Manager Social Media at National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks C0nstantlyOntheGO (what a great username!) for your kind review. We're glad you felt inspired by the Heath Ledger exhibition; other visitors have provided similar feedback so it's a testament to the Curator and the Ledger family, who worked together on developing this tribute. We're...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little store - some archival materials - a small coffee shop and most of all film screenings and special events - that’s the mains drawcard . The great thing is you can go there then go past the science dome ( which looks like...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wasn't sure about visiting as I had been years ago and although interesting the old displays felt like they had their time. I was impressed with the new format and the Heath Ledger exhibition, it was informative, moving and a great tribute to such...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 902keithp
Mig_Gonzalez, Manager Social Media at National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi 902keithp, and thanks for your review. We're glad you enjoyed and were moved by the Heath Ledger exhibition. We have an immersive 360 experience coming in February, and a brand new exhibition in March, so please follow us on social media for further news....More

Reviewed 22 November 2018

We visited on Tuesday to see the Heath Ledger exhibition. It was fantastic and featured many unusual items from his life including childhood. My costume designer daughter loved all the movie exhibits. The staff were friendly helpful and informative, the café was good and the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Julene M
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

Before writing this review, i (sadly) read through quite a lot of bad ones, particularly in relation to the Heath Ledger exhibition- mainly people saying they are not a fan of his work, which is absolutely truly fine, but really not a reflection on the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

A great exhibit to compliment the documentary on Heath Leger's life and films. I thought it was well done, interesting and informative and free.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2018

Not sure what we were expecting to see here but were pleasantly surprised to be greeted with an interesting and entertaining exhibit dedicated to the very talented Heath Ledger. Spent longer here than expected looking at his film memorabilia, including props and costumes, as well...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cheryl M
Mig_Gonzalez, Manager Social Media at National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Cheryl, we're glad you enjoyed the Heath Ledger: A Life in Pictures exhibition. It's open until 10 February 2019, so you can come back (free entry) and explore it again, or in more detail. thanks for your feedback!

Reviewed 13 November 2018

I lived in Canberra for 5 years, and the NFSA was always near the top of things I would show visitors and visits usually lasted two or more hours. I revisited it on a recent trip to Canberra, and it wasn't even a shadow of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AlanB211
Mig_Gonzalez, Manager Social Media at National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2018

AlanB211, Thank you for your feedback. We have a comprehensive exhibition dedicated to Heath Ledger's work and life in our gallery; the motor bike in the foyer is only one of hundreds of items in the exhibition. We also have an ongoing screenings and special...More

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Charron M
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Hi Charron M. Please email enquiries@nfsa.gov.au so we can help you. Thanks.
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