National Film and Sound Archive front entrance

National Film and Sound Archive of Australia

Discover the sights and sounds of a nation at the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. Watch a film at Arc Cinema, enjoy classic TV and radio shows in The Front Room, and attend free presentations in the newly refurbished Theatrette.

The NFSA is Australia's living archive for developing, preserving and sharing the nation's audiovisual memory. Nearly two million items span over 100 years of creative production in film, sound, broadcast and networked media.

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm (Café open till 3pm) Open Friday nights for advertised events; see What’s On calendar for details. Weekends and public holidays: Closed.

ENTRY COSTS

Free

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SOCIAL MEDIA

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TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER RATING

Ranked #50 of 197 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER REVIEWS

Absolute Disappointment

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Do not bother visiting this venue. There is absolutely nothing to see. Just an old TV showing shows from the 70's and and old radio playing programs from the past. Two smll room with vitually...

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Visit to see movies and sound history

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Today they had a 30th anniversary exhibit of Malcolm. They had the car that split in half and parts of the movie playing. In the theatre they had old movies etc playing.

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Loved It!

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This was a nice surprise for us. We saw the sign and stopped by to see what they offered. We loved the information on offer and spent time relaxing watching some of the Movietone newsreels from many...

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FEATURES

  • Carpark
  • Coach Parking
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Interactive Centre
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet