Opening Hours & Getting Here

Art Gallery of Western Australia
Perth Cultural Centre, Perth, WA 6000

Open 10am – 5pm Wednesday to Monday. Closed Tuesday.

AGWA is located in the Perth Cultural Centre, Perth’s cultural precinct, just across from the Perth Train Station.
In the Perth Cultural Centre you will also find the WA Museum, State Library and the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA).

Find us on the map or contact us for more information.

Entry from the City is best taken via the Perth Train Station and Roe Street pedestrian overpass, or from Barrack Street via the James Street Mall.

AGWA is easily accessed by the pedestrian over-pass from the Perth Train Station. On alighting from your train, take the lift or the escalators to the top; proceed through the barriers and turn left. You will cross the bridge immediately before arriving at the Gallery to your right.

Transperth recommend that those travellers requiring special assistance at train stations contact them on 1800 800 022 for further details. This is a 24 hour service. For more information on routes, timetables and services contact Transperth’s InfoLine on +61 9 9428 1900 (overseas and interstate visitors) or 13 62 13 alternatively visit Transperth online.

Transperth’s Blue CAT buses provide the closest pick-up and drop-off points for the Gallery at the Museum Stop on Beaufort St.

Taxi and special group buses are temporarily permitted to drive into the Cultural Centre to within 30m of the main Gallery entrance for set-down and pick-up purposes only. Please inform your driver to enter James St via Beaufort St. Longer-term parking is strictly prohibited.

General and ACROD car parking is available within the Perth Cultural Centre precinct.

The closest ACROD accessible parking with lift access to the Cultural Centre are located at:
Cultural Centre car park (CCP) 4 bays
State Library car park (CCP) 7 bays
Citiplace car park (CCP) 5 bays

City of Perth Parking (CPP) provides convenient open and covered car parking facilities around the city – including three in close proximity to the Art Gallery – just look for the distinctive City of Perth Parking signs.

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A walking frame, manual wheelchairs and an electric buggy are available for visitors’ use. These are provided free of charge from the Gallery Information Desk. We recommend that you book in advance to ensure availability. Bookings telephone +618 9492 6600.

The Gallery has two public lifts. The main lift provides access to the first floor Gallery spaces and is located in the central concourse. A second lift allows access to the Centenary Galleries where art works from the State Art Collection are displayed. The second lift is located in the rest area between two of the ground floor Gallery spaces.

The Art Gallery of Western Australia is proud to support the Companion Card initiative, enabling people with long term disabilities access to events and venues across Australia. With paid exhibitions, when a cardholder presents their card their companion will be issued with a second ticket for free. For more information see the Companion Card website.

The Information Desk is located on the Ground Floor of the Gallery. Our friendly staff are happy to assist you with any queries or bookings.

Cloaking is available free of charge. Visitors are asked to leave their umbrellas, large bags and packages in the cloakroom located at the Gallery’s Information Desk.

Male and female amenities are available on each level of the Gallery. Please look for signs or ask one of the Gallery’s staff members.

A parents’ room is situated in the main Gallery concourse, to the right of the central staircase.


Image detail: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, Japan, 1839-1892, 'Picture of the country of New Holland [New] South Wales [Shin Oranda Minami Waruresukoku no zu]', 1866, Tokyo; published by Iseya Kisaburo, colour woodblock print on paper, oban triptych, 36.0 x 72.0 cm; Andrew and Hiroki Gwinnett Fund 2012, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 2012.1165