Accessible parking spaces for visitors who have a mobility impairment and the required permit are available free of charge near our main entrance, under the loop. Coach bays 5 and 9 are suitable for coaches fitted with mobility access lifts, hoists or ramps
Information about accessing the National Museum’s building, exhibitions and events.
Bring your own or use one of ours. We suggest booking 24 hours in advance, phone +61 2 6208 5110, with pick-up from the Information Desk just inside the Gandel Atrium
All Museum levels are accessible by lifts, with audible voice messages about direction and gallery levels and braille-labelled buttons. A constant pressure lift provides access to the mezzanine level of First Australians. Unisex accessible toilets, baby change tables and an ambulant toilet are available on all levels
Available for all guided tours. We have hearing induction loops in our theatres and at the Information Desk
Museum maps and Garden of Australian Dreams guides are available for free loan from the Information Desk
Our access team works to ensure the Museum is inclusive and accessible for people of all abilities, ages and backgrounds. Tours are available in a range of languages
Our access team can help organise participation in:
We also run small workshops, tailored to the needs of your group, with in-gallery experiences and hands-on activities. We run art and music workshops, reminiscence, tactile and multi-sensory workshops, facilitated discussions and gallery tours. Email: email@example.com
Trained, registered and visibly identified assistance animals are welcome when accompanied by their handler. Read our Assistance Animal Access Guidelines and Procedures
There is an automatic teller machine with audio in the Gandel Atrium
If you have questions, or so we can tailor services to your needs before you visit.
Visit our Collection Explorer to access the Museum’s collection online