Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki is New Zealand’s largest and most inspiring visual arts experience.
Enter between majestic kauri columns to explore four floors of exhibitions, many centuries of art and one of Auckland's most iconic buildings. Visit us and discover some of the best in New Zealand and international art right in the heart of Auckland city.
Our external kauri canopy and columns are undergoing essential cleaning and re-oiling treatment from Mon 2 Sep – late Oct. The Gallery, including its shop and Mojo café, will be open as usual over this time. Members of the public can still enter through the Gallery’s front entrance, and gain access to our Mojo café and Albert Park via a public staircase along Kitchener Street. Access to work areas will be restricted.
Qualmark is New Zealand tourism’s official quality assurance organisation, providing a trusted guide to quality travel experience. In November 2018 Auckland Art Gallery was awarded a Gold Qualmark rating which recognises our exceptional customer experiences and integral sustainable practices.
Open daily from 10am–5pm, except Christmas day.
We recommend approximately an hour visit for a thorough experience at the Gallery. Visitors will be asked to begin to make their way back to the entry from 4.45pm to collect bags with the building closing at 5pm.
Cnr Kitchener and Wellesley Streets
Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand
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Find us just off Queen Street in Auckland's CBD – we’re a quick 15-minute walk from Britomart Transport Centre and the Ferry Building. Ride up Queen Street on the City LINK bus or jump on the Outer LINK bus to travel to the Gallery along Wellesley Street. AT Mobile is a useful app from Auckland Transport that helps plan, save and track journeys across Auckland’s public transport network. Download today via the App Store or Google Play.
Taxi or Tour Bus
Taxis can pick up and drop off from the loading bays on Kitchener Street. An alternative option is to experience the Auckland Explorer bus, which you can hop on and off and stops at the nearby Civic Theatre every 30 minutes.
Car or bike
If you are arriving by car our closest public parking space is Auckland Transport's Victoria Street East car park.
If you are using a bike you'll find bike racks directly opposite the Gallery's main entrance on Kitchener Street.
Pricing and admission
Admission charges apply for international visitors. Visit our Admission page for more information
Charges may also apply to special exhibitions.
Free English-language tours start from the foyer on the Ground level at 11.30am and 1.30pm daily. Tours last 60 minutes and are limited to 15 people.
We also offer free Gallery tours in Mandarin Chinese. Visit the Tours page for more information.
All galleries and facilities are wheelchair accessible. Assistance dogs are welcome.
Infoline +64 9 379 1349
Front desk +64 9 307 7700
PO Box 5449
Aotearoa New Zealand