Exhibition dates

12 December 2008–22 March 2009

Exhibition hours
10.00 am – 5.00 pm daily


Avoid the queue
Now closed

Admission prices
Adult $20 | Members/Concession $15
Children $6* | Family $45 | Season Adult $60
*Children’s prices apply to 7–16 year olds (under 6 free)

Audio tours
Adult $7 | Member/Concession $5

Packages are available through the Canberra Visitor Centre

Visiting from Melbourne
Flights with Tiger Airways
Flights and accomodation packages with Virgin Blue

Guided tours

Free guided tours of Degas: master of French art leave daily from the exhibition foyer.

Monday - Sunday
10.30 am | 11.00 am | 1.30 pm | 2.00 pm

Degas family activity room

Children and families can enrich their experience of Degas: master of French art with the children�s discovery trail, school holiday programs and the Degas Family Activity Room within the exhibition.
The family room features activities facilitated by qualified staff suitable for children aged 3 -10 years and their families. These include drawing, drama and puppetry, stories, puzzles and games related to the life and work of Degas.

Family room hours
10.15 am � 2.45 pm daily.

Contact us

  • Recorded information +61 2 6240 6501
  • General information +61 2 6240 6411
  • For visitors with mobility difficulties +61 2 6240 6411
  • General email enquiries information@nga.gov.au


National Gallery of Australia
Parkes Place
Canberra ACT 2600

Getting here and parking

The National Gallery of Australia is located in the parliamentary triangle on the south side of Lake Burley Griffin. It is adjacent to the High Court of Australia and The National Portrait Gallery and within walking distance of the National Library and Old Parliament House.

The National Gallery has two car parks – underground open from 9.50am with a 3-hour limit (entry from Parkes Place); and above ground (entry from Bowen Drive). See map below for the location of the Gallery (marked in black) and Gallery parking (marked in blue)

Canberra bus services

  • Weekday routes 2, 3, 6  
  • Weekend route  934