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Essential information for visitors to the Drill Hall Gallery in relation to COVID-19

For your safety the Drill Hall Gallery will be following guidelines, recommendations and enforceable public health directions published by ACT Health and Safework Australia.

Please visit our COVID-19 information page for conditions of entry to the gallery.


The ANU Drill Hall Gallery is centrally located within the Canberra Cultural Precinct on the north east edge of the Australian National University next to the ANU College of Business and Economics. The gallery is a ten minute walk from the Canberra City Centre. Admission to the gallery is free, but there is a charge for some events and talks.

School groups are welcome in the gallery. Please call or email us to book in advance.

  • AddressKingsley Street, Acton ACT 2601
  • OpenWed–Sun, 10am–5pm
  • EntryFree Admission
  • Phone(02) 6125 5832

How to get here

The nearest bus stops B are 400m from the gallery on Rimmer and Marcus Clarke Street.

Light Rail
The Alinga Street light rail stop L is 750m away.

Limited free parking spaces may be found near Toad Hall, Lena Karmel and the Street Theatre. Several paid parking areas P are nearby. Abundant additional paid parking is also available in the Kambri precinct underground carpark.


The Drill Hall Gallery is wheelchair accessible throughout, with self-opening doors. Accessible parking bays are available just outside the Gallery, next to the ANU School of Business and Economics. An accessible toilet is also available.

Portable folding stools are available to borrow during your visit (subject to availability).

The gallery has natural or bright light throughout, apart from the Riverbend Room, which has subdued light. The gallery is temperature controlled throughout the year at 21°C. Our exhibitions and events occasionally include moving light.

Please contact us with your accessibility needs and we will endeavor to cater for your or your group.

The Drill Hall Gallery acknowledges the Ngunnawal and Ngambri peoples, the traditional custodians of the Canberra region, and recognises their continuous connection to culture, community and Country.