National Gallery of Australia ** Currently Closed **

National Gallery of Australia ** Currently Closed **

Please note, while restrictions put in place to respond to COVID-19 are easing, there may be some changes to business-as-usual to keep workers and visitors safe. Please contact the business for the most up to date information, including opening times and social distancing measures.

** The National Gallery of Australia is temporarily closed to the public, following advice from the ACT Government and the territory-wide lockdown. **

Delight in the art and world-class exhibitions on show at the National Gallery of Australia, on the shores of Canberra’s Lake Burley Griffin. Art lovers will enjoy meandering through the galleries and admiring the collection, which includes the famous 'Blue Poles' by Jackson Pollock and the Ned Kelly series by Sidney Nolan.

The new Australian and International art galleries provide plenty of things to see, following a large-scale rehang of almost every piece. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art collection comprises over 7500 works and is the largest in the world.

Due to current health advice on social distancing, timed ticket sessions for visits apply. The Gallery’s International Art Gallery space and exhibitions, including Know My Name: Australian Women Artists 1900 to Now and Sarah Lucas are open for viewing. All other galleries remain closed. Visits will be timed and bookings are essential.

Please contact the business for the most up to date information regarding opening times and services.

More information about social distancing measures put in place by this business can be found here.
  • Women looking at art in the National Gallery of Australia, 2015
    National Gallery of Australia, 2015
  • National Gallery of Australia, 2015
    National Gallery of Australia, 2015
  • National Gallery of Australia, 2015
    National Gallery of Australia, 2015
  • National Gallery of Australia, 2015
    National Gallery of Australia, 2015
  • Sidney Nolan, Ned Kelly, 1946, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Gift of Sunday Reed, 1977
    Sidney Nolan, Ned Kelly, 1946, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Gift of Sunday Reed, 1977

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

10am - 5pm daily except Christmas Day. Check website for opening hours of major exhibitions.

COSTS

Free

ACCESSIBILITY

Disabled access available, contact operator for details

Location

National Gallery of Australia ** Currently Closed **

Parkes Place East, Parkes, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Features

Carpark

Conference/Function Facilities

Non Smoking Establishment

Parents Room

Reviews

TripAdvisor traveller rating

BASED ON 3333 REVIEWS

Ranked #15 of 224 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

“Wonderful exhibition and helpful volunteer”

Reviewed on 24/07/2021

We were lucky to attend when the women's art exhibit was showing - fantastic. We started talking to a friendly volunteer - US Accent - who generously showed us through the gallery. Our experience...

Review by

N6918VZjunec

“Must do”

Reviewed on 26/06/2021

Wonderful displays, sensory overload, must do! Parking easy, staff extremely helpful, art lovers paradise, have lunch elsewhere

Review by

joannel65

“Art lover”

Reviewed on 14/06/2021

We went to see the exhibition from the London gallery which was great, used our phones and headphones to listen to information on the pictures. Need a bit of time to see the rest of the gallery and...

Review by

suzric

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