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Visiting the gallery

How to get here

The National Portrait Gallery is situated on King Edward Terrace in front of the High Court and alongside the National Gallery of Australia.


ACTION bus routes run from the various city centres past the National Portrait Gallery on a regular basis. Routes 2, 6 on weekdays and weekends. For the latest bus timetable information please visit the ACTION buses website or Google Transit.

Those driving to the gallery are welcome to use our underground carpark. Parking is free on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.

© National Portrait Gallery 2020
King Edward Terrace, Parkes
Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia

Phone +61 2 6102 7000
Fax +61 2 6102 7001
ABN: 54 74 277 1196

The National Portrait Gallery of Australia (NPGA) acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.