The Art Gallery of Western Australia is open with COVID-safe measures in place. Please check our current visitor information and entry conditions in response to COVID.
The Gallery’s rooftop redevelopment project Elevate is underway. Over the coming months some of our gallery spaces will be closed while works are taking place. We thank you for your understanding during this time. Please continue to check our website and social media for updates or contact us on 08 9492 6600 or email email@example.com.
Things to know
The Gallery is free to visit but we ask for a donation. Some special exhibitions are ticketed. To protect artworks, the Gallery is climate controlled and can be a little cool – bring a cardigan.
We welcome non-flash photography for personal use and love to see photos of your visit. #artgallerywa #myagwamoment #AGWA
Please limit the use of selfie sticks and be aware of your surroundings. The use of tripods, flash or additional lighting requires prior approval. Find out more on commercial photography here.
Pencil sketching is welcome.
We have a free cloak room and ask that you check large backpacks, bags and umbrellas before entering the gallery spaces.
We welcome all visitors and have provided a range of services available for people with disabilities. A walking frame, manual wheelchairs and an electric buggy are available. Access toilets are located in the main Gallery building. ACROD parking is available in the Perth Cultural Centre car parks. You can arrange special vehicle access to the Gallery entrance by contacting +61 8 9492 6600. Companion cards are welcome. Find out more.
The parents' room is on the ground floor and breastfeeding is welcome throughout the Gallery.
The Gallery is one of Perth’s most sought-after venues. Available for private and corporate functions from 8 to 800 people, discover the possibilities for your next event. Find out more.
Join us on a free daily guided tour (closed Tuesdays). We can also arrange private tours for groups of eight or more. Find out more.
AGWA is just a short walk from the Perth Train Station
and is easily accessible by public transport and car.
Stop at the Perth train station and make your way across the pedestrian overpass to the Perth Cultural Centre.
Transperth's Blue CAT buses provide the closest pick-up and drop-off points at the Museum stop on Beaufort Street.
Paid parking is available at the Cultural Centre car park (Roe Street), Perth train station car park (Roe Street) and State Library car park (Francis Street).
Visit City of Perth parking for more information.
The City of Perth has introduced a twelve-month trial of three-hour free parking at three prominent inner-city carparks. From 15 November 2019, His Majesty’s, Pier Street and the Cultural Centre carparks will feature the three-hour free parking on weekends and public holidays. This offer has been extended to 31 January 2021.
Visit the City of Perth website for details.
Enter the Perth Cultural Centre from the Perth Train Station pedestrian overpass, through Yagan Square and the Horseshoe Bridge, or the James Street Museum Mall from William or Beaufort Streets.