Frequently asked questions
Opening dates & times
What are the hours of the exhibition?
- 10.00 am – 3.30 pm every day (except Christmas day)
- Friday from 1 March 2013 10am – 5.30pm (last entry 5.30pm, Gallery closes at 7pm)
- Saturday 10 am – 5.30pm (last entry 5.30pm, Gallery closes 7pm)
- Sunday 10 am – 3.30pm (last entry 3.30pm, Gallery closes at 5pm)
How long will the exhibition be in Canberra?
Open 14 Dec 2012 and closes on 2 April 2013
Will the exhibition be on anywhere else?
No, the exhibition will be showing in Canberra only.
Tickets can be purchased for any day of the exhibition. This ticket will gain access to the exhibition any time between 10am - 5pm on this day. You are able to stay as long as you like and pass outs are available.
Where can I purchase tickets?Online at ticketek.com.au Call Ticketek on 132 849
Purchase at any Ticketek agency around the country
At the Gallery - You are able to pre-purchase tickets at the front desk of the National Gallery 7 days a week, 10am - 5pm.
Will tickets be available on the day?
Yes, tickets will be sold during the exhibition at the Gallery front desk at the main entry.
National Gallery Members
Members are offered discounted exhibition prices.
How do I become a Member of the National Gallery?
To become a member of the National Gallery visit nga.gov.au/membership
Are school bookings available?
Yes. School groups are able to book free of charge from 9am - 10am during school terms.
Please contact GroupBookings@nga.gov.au
Are group bookings available?
Discounts are available for bookings of 10+ and can be booked by contacting
Ticketek Groups on 1300 364 001 or GroupBookings@ticketek.com.au
Is there a restriction to how long I can spend in the exhibition?
You can spend as long as you like viewing the exhibition. Most visitors spend an hour or more viewing the exhibition.
Can I view other areas of the National Gallery of Australia?
The Gallery is free to enter and you are able to view all galleries during your visit. Only the Toulouse Lautrec exhibition is a paid entry.
Are pass outs allowed?
Yes you are able to scan your ticket out of the exhibition and enter at a later time.
Are there audio guides for this exhibition?
Audio guides are available for the exhibition. Free guided tours will be available at 11am daily. Please meet at the front desk.
Is photography permitted in the exhibition?
Unfortunately photography is not permitted anywhere in the National Gallery due to conservation of the art works.
Are food and drinks permitted in the exhibition?
No food or drinks are permitted inside the National Gallery.
Are food and drinks available at the National Gallery of Australia?
The gallery has one main café on the lower ground floor as well as The Street Café external to the front entrance.
Are there souvenirs I can purchase?
Yes, a range of products will be available including the catalogue during the exhibition. The Gallery Shop is open during gallery opening hours and the shop can also be found when exiting the Exhibition.
Is there a cloak room?
Yes, a cloak room is available just past the front desk at the Gallery.
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- General information +61 2 6240 6411
- For visitors with mobility difficulties +61 2 6240 6411
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