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Organised group tours
The Gallery offers a range of tours, talks and lectures covering a many topics relating to the Gallery's collections and exhibitions including art and design history, architecture, literature and history.
The special tours and lectures related to exhibitions are aimed at a various audiences – check the listing below or go to What's On for more information.
The Gallery also conducts sheduled guided tours of the permanent collection and major exhibitions that do not require bookings.
K-12 School and tertiary groups
Schools and tertiary institutions can book groups into the Gallery from 10.00 am (AEST) weekdays. A minimum of one supervising adult to 15–20 students is required for school group tours, with the ratio of one adult to six children in early childhood tours. Entry is free to the collection and to special exhibitions for booked groups and students aged 16 and under.
Special access tours
for groups with special needs and abilities. The Gallery provides a range of services, facilities and programs to enable visitors with special needs to access the national collection. Email email@example.com or phone +61 2 6240 6432
Art & Alzheimer's program tours
Special interest tours
for community groups, clubs and societies, conferences and VIPs
We welcome self guided tours however please book your visit and note that teachers must remain with groups at all times.
Tours in languages other than English and guided tours may be arranged.
Image detail above: Sidney Nolan Ned Kelly, 1946 National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Gift of Sunday Reed, 1977
Groups can book any of the tours listed here. Booked tours require a minimum four weeks notice.
Contact via email GroupBookings@nga.gov.au
or phone +61 2 6240 6519 or fax: +61 2 6240 6560
Coach or tour companies
Please contact us about your visit even if a coach or tour company is organising your excursion. The return of our Confirmation of Education Service form will ensure you receive the service you require. Please contact us promptly if your plans change.
Please note that all hire of Gallery spaces is subject to availability, as negotiated with the Events Coordinator on +61 2 6240 6711. For more information go to Hire of Gallery Spaces on this site.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +61 2 6240 6588