National Portrait Gallery

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Look into the eyes of artists, musicians, entertainers, politicians, athletes, scientists, community leaders and more! Gain a greater understanding of Australia’s identity, history, creativity, culture and diversity via portraiture, stories and a myriad of programs in the award winning building of the National Portrait Gallery.

Open every day except Christmas Day.


Cafe Carpark Conference/Convention Facilities Enquiry Desk Family Friendly Lockers Non Smoking Parents Room Public Toilet Shop / Gift Shop

Internet Access

Free Wifi

Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available


Australian Museums and Galleries Association


Free Entry

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