National Portrait Gallery

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Look into the eyes of artists, musicians, entertainers, politicians, athletes and royalty who’ve all shaped the nation at the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra.

Gain a greater understanding of Australia’s identity, history, creativity, culture and diversity via portraiture and stories.

Open daily from 10am – 5pm except 25 December.

Due to current health advice on physical distancing, all visitors are required to book in for a free, timed ticket session.

The National Photographic Portrait Prize, inaugural Darling Portrait Prize and Shirley Purdie’s Ngalim-Ngalimbooroo Ngagenybe (From my women) are on display.

Please contact the business for the most up to date information regarding opening times and services.


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

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