The National Portrait Gallery is located on King Edward Terrace, Parkes, in the Parliamentary Precinct. The public carpark can be accessed via Parkes Place. Parking spaces for people with mobility difficulties are provided in the underground carpark close to the public access lifts. Parking is currently free, however pay parking is due to be introduced across the Parliamentary precinct on 1 October 2014. For more information please visit the National Capital Authority website.
ACTION bus routes 2, 3, and 934 run from the various city centres past the National Portrait Gallery on a regular basis. For the latest bus timetable information please visit the ACTION buses website.
Large bags and backpacks cannot be taken into the Galleries but the Cloakroom is available for their storage during your visit. Photographs may be taken with hand-held devices, in non-restricted gallery spaces for personal use. Flash photography is not allowed, nor is the use of tripods or monopoles. Please observe photography restrictions where labelled.
The Gallery and Portrait Store are open every day from 10am - 5:00pm except Christmas Day 25 December. The Portrait Gallery Cafe is open 9am - 4.30pm every day except Christmas Day 25 December.
The Portrait Cafe (02) 6102 7160, 9am - 4.30pm daily, and Portrait Store (02) 6102 7170, 10am - 5pm daily, are located at the north end of the building to the right of the main entrance. For information regarding hiring facilities for functions and corporate services please contact (02) 6102 7070.
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