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Underground carpark

Using the underground carpark

The underground public carpark can be accessed from Parkes Place. The car park is open 7 days per week and closes at 5.30pm. Parking spaces for people with mobility difficulties are provided in the carpark close to the public access lifts.

Please note that there are no parking spaces for mini-buses, campervans, or trailers in the visitor car park and the visitor car park has a low clearance of 2.2m.

There is a pick-up and set-down space in front of the gallery on King Edward Terrace near the main entry.

Paid parking applies Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5pm daily, excluding weekends and public holidays. Visitors can pay for parking at the pay stations in the basement lift lobby or at the boom gate. Cash, Visa and Mastercard payments are accepted. Credit card payment can be made at the exit boom gate.

0 – 1 hour $3.00
1 – 2 hours $6.00
2 – 3 hours $9.00
3 – 4 hours $12.00
4 – 5 hours $15.00
5 – 6 hours $18.00
6 – 7 hours $21.00
7 + hours $24.00
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King Edward Terrace, Parkes
Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia

Phone +61 2 6102 7000
Fax +61 2 6102 7001
ABN: 54 74 277 1196
The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Ngunnawal people, the traditional custodians of the land upon which the NPG stands.