GALLERIES IN VICTORIA    National Gallery of Victoria (NGV)

Address & Contact Details
NGV International
180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia
Federation Square, Melbourne
Telephone: 61 3 8620 2222


Opening Hours
Open daily: 10am–5pm
Open 1–5pm Anzac Day, and Closed Good Friday & Christmas Day.


National Gallery of Victoria (NGV)
The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is the oldest and most visited gallery in Australia.

Situated over two magnificent buildings – NGV International and The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia – the Gallery hosts one of the finest collections in the world, a wide range of exhibitions, programs and events; from contemporary art to major international historic exhibitions, fashion and design, architecture, sound and dance.

We warmly welcome you to share in these riches, developed at the NGV for us all to enjoy.


Permanent Collection
Founded in 1861, today the NGV holds the most significant collection of art in the region; a vast treasury of more than 70,000 works that span thousands of years and a wealth of ideas, disciplines and styles. The collection is yours, and it’s free.

View the NGV's collection:


Eating at NGV International
Open: 11am–4pm
Telephone: 61 3 8620 2434
Enjoy the very best seasonal produce while overlooking the NGV garden.  Bookings recommended.

Gallery Kitchen
Open: 10am–5pm

Enjoy lunch in Gallery Kitchen and try the specials of the day.

Tea Room
Open: 10am–3.30pm
Telephone: 61 3 8620 2431
Tea Room, located on Level 1, offers a modern interpretation of a timeless tradition. Macarons, éclairs and a delectable array of cakes and savouries, are all handmade by our team of talented pastry chefs.


Eating at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia
Crossbar Café

Open: 10am–5pm
Crossbar Café provides a modern and bright area to take a break during your visit to the gallery. A view of the Yarra River complements the light snacks, coffee and beverages on offer.


Gallery Shop
NGV design store, NGV International
Open: 10am–5pm
Telephone: 61 3 8620 2243

NGV design store at Federation Square, NGV Australia
Open: 10am–5pm
Telephone:  61 3 8662 1543

The NGV collaborates with leading local and international artists, designers and makers to offer unique contemporary products. Take home your piece of the NGV today.


Getting to the Gallery
NGV International
By Tram
Swanston Street/St Kilda Road trams (1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 16, 64, 67, 72) travel past NGV International. Alight at the Arts Precinct stop.

By Train 
Arrive at Flinders Street Station and walk across the bridge past the Victorian Arts Centre.

By Car 
Parking is available in the Victorian Arts Centre car park located beneath NGV International. Enter from Sturt Street, Southbank, accessed from St Kilda Road/Southbank Boulevard and Alexandra Avenue/City Road.


The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia
By Tram
Flinders Street trams (70, 75, City Circle) and Swanston Street/St Kilda Road trams (1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 16, 64, 67, 72) travel past Federation Square. Alight at the Flinders Street stop and enter via Federation Square.

By Train 
Flinders Street Station is adjacent to Federation Square.

By Car 
Parking is available at the Federation Square Car Park. Enter at the corner of Flinders and Russell Streets, or from Batman Avenue (Exhibition Street extension - City Link)

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