National Film and Sound Archive of Australia

Entertainment Venues

Watch a film at Arc cinema; enjoy the latest exhibition; take a self guided tour of our Art Deco building, or just relax in the courtyard with coffee, cakes and snacks from Biginelli’s Espresso.

There are programs for kids and other special events such as the monthly Vinyl Lounge and Ghost Tour.

The cafe Biginelli Espresso is open at the NFSA from 8.30am – 3.00pm on weekdays, 10.00am – 3.00pm on Saturday, 10.00am – 1.30pm on Sunday and for selected events. Please note: the cafe will be closed 24–26 December 2019 and 1–5 January 2020.

The NFSA is Australia’s ‘living’ archive – the custodian of over 3 million items that are not only collect, but preserve for future generations and share in many diverse ways.

The website contains hundreds of hours of content for you to explore, available in online-only exhibitions and curated collections. Stay up-to-date with all NFSA collection updates and events on the website.


Art & Culture Carpark Caters for hearing impairment Coach Parking Conference/Convention Facilities Disabled access available Family Free Wifi History & Heritage Interactive Centre International Museums Australia Museums Australia Museums Galleries Australia Non Smoking Picnic Area Public Toilet Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Visitor Information Centre Walk Walks Wheelchair access


Admission to the NFSA building and certain advertised events are free. Exhibitions, screenings and special events require purchase of a ticket; prices vary per event, and can be found on our website.

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