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Opening hours

Open daily 10.00am – 5.00pm 
(closed Christmas day)


Parkes Place, Parkes, Canberra


+61 2 6240 6411

Admission to the NGA is free

Special exhibitions entry costs may apply


Download our map or collect one when you visit. You can also download the NGA App in itunes and plan your visit.

Outside the NGA building

NGA Contemporary

Open Wednesday to Sunday 10.00am – 5.00pm
(closed Christmas day)
Queen Elizabeth Terrace, southern foreshore,
Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra
+61 2 6273 3617

James Turrell's Skyspace

Australian Garden

Open every day with a special light show viewing at dawn and dusk. To find out the best times to view please:

Sculpture Garden 

Open every day

Fujiko Nakaya's fog sculpture is in operation
12.30–2.00pm daily