National Film and Sound Archive of Australia

National Film and Sound Archive of Australia

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 NFSA is open daily Monday - Sunday. We will be closed between 25 December 2020 and 3 January 2021 inclusive.
Our cafe Biginelli Espresso is open at the NFSA Wednesday – Saturdays (please check our website for times), and also for selected events.

PLAN YOUR VISIT - COVID-19 INFORMATION
Check our program, so you know what is on offer on the day you plan to visit.
Book your ticket! All events will now require pre-booking so we can adhere to capacity restrictions. General access to the building or Hive does not require a booking.
Feel confident that we are taking extra measures to ensure your safety.
Help us protect the community by adopting safety measures when visiting.
For the health and safety of other visitors and our staff, please do not visit the NFSA if you are required to be in quarantine or to self-isolate
Please visit our website for further details, including our safety measures and COVID-safe plan.
  • NFSA building - facade
    NFSA building - facade
  • NFSA building - panoramic
    NFSA building - panoramic
  • NFSA building
    NFSA building
  • Arc cinema - with social distancing
    Arc cinema - with social distancing
  • NFSA building at night - with sign
    NFSA building at night - with sign
  • NFSA building at night
    NFSA building at night
  • Storywall at NFSA's Hive
    Storywall at NFSA's Hive
  • Priscilla shoe at NFSA's Hive
    Priscilla shoe at NFSA's Hive
  • Master the Archive trivia game at NFSA's Hive
    Master the Archive trivia game at NFSA's Hive

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

Daily: 10am-4pm , except Xmas Day and New Year's Day

COSTS

Not specified

Location

National Film and Sound Archive of Australia

McCoy Circuit, Acton, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Features

Carpark

Conference/Function Facilities

Family Friendly

Non Smoking Establishment

Reviews

TripAdvisor traveller rating

BASED ON 210 REVIEWS

Ranked #17 of 37 Museums in Canberra on TripAdvisor

“Waste of space”

Reviewed on 31/07/2020

First day reopening for the museum and subject to Covid restrictions. There is absolutely nothing to do or see here. We spent 5 minutes in an empty theatre watching some Torres Strait Islanders tie...

Review by

Dumbledore2

“Not as good as it was”

Reviewed on 19/01/2020

What happened to all the early Aust films - Dad & Dave, Chips Rafferty, etc.
Loved the docos on Aust capitals in 1966 and the shorts by aboriginal producers.
Thought that the paid exhibition could...

Review by

2018xtrail

“Disappointing.”

Reviewed on 25/12/2019

I last visited NFSA several years ago, very much enjoying my visit. I looked forward to returning. As of Dec 2019, dIsappointingly the main galleries are closed for a special exhibit (which attracts...

Review by

nick164

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