National Film and Sound Archive of Australia

Entertainment Venues

The NFSA is open daily Monday – Sunday.

Our cafe Biginelli Espresso is open at the NFSA Wednesday – Saturday (please check our website for times), and one hour prior to start time for events. The cafe is closed Sunday – Tuesday.

Check our program, so you know what is on offer on the day you plan to visit.
Book your ticket! All events will now require pre-booking so we can adhere to capacity restrictions. General access to the building or Hive does not require a booking.
Feel confident that we are taking extra measures to ensure your safety.
Help us protect the community by adopting safety measures when visiting.
For the health and safety of other visitors and our staff, please do not visit the NFSA if you are required to be in quarantine or to self-isolate
Please visit our website for further details, including our safety measures and COVID-safe plan.


Carpark Coach Parking Conference/Convention Facilities Enquiry Desk Family Friendly Food and Refreshments Free Wifi Gallery / Museum Interactive Centre Lawn / Gardens Non Smoking Picnic Area Public Toilet




Australian Museums and Galleries Association Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Visitor Information Centre


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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