Getting Here

Art Gallery of Western Australia is conveniently located within easy walking distance from the Perth train station, and is accessible from most Perth-bound bus routes. We are situated in the Perth Cultural Centre adjacent to the City train station and Northbridge, the City’s café and restaurant district.

Perth Cultural Centre
Perth, Western Australia
Geo code for GPS: -31.950414,115.860604

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Entry from the City is best taken via the City Station and Roe Street pedestrian overpass, or from Barrack Street via the James Street Mall or William Street.

By Car

General and ACROD car parking is available within the Perth Cultural Centre precinct.  Please see map for for locations.

The closest ACROD accessible parking with lift access to the Cultural Centre are located at:

Cultural Centre car park (CCP) 4 bays

State Library car park (CCP) 7 bays

Citiplace car park (CCP) 5 bays


City of Perth Parking (CPP) provides convenient open and covered car parking facilities around the city – including three in close proximity to the Art Gallery – just look for the distinctive City of Perth Parking signs. View the City of Perth Car Parking Map.

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Barrack Bridge secure parking
30 Beaufort Street Perth. Additional entry on Stirling Street

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See also: Accessibility


Secure Parking - The Parking Professionals


Public Transport: Rail, Bus & Taxi Access

The Art Gallery of Western Australia is easily accessed by pedestrian over-pass from the Perth train station.  On alighting from your train follow signs for 'Eastern Concourse'. Take the lift or the escalators to the top; proceed through the barriers and turn left.  You will cross the bridge immediately before arriving at the Art Gallery to your right. 

Transperth recommend that those travellers requiring special assistance at train stations contact them on 1800 800 022 for further details. This is a 24 hour service. For more information on routes, timetables and services contact Transperth's InfoLine on +61 9 9428 1900 (overseas and interstate visitors) or 13 62 13 alternatively visit Transperth online.

Bus and Taxi

Transperth's Blue CAT buses provide the closest pick-up and drop-off points for the Art Gallery at Stop 7 on Beaufort St and Stop 15 on William St.  If you require further information regarding bus service to the Gallery, please contact Transperth's Infoline directly on +61 929428 1900 (interstate and overseas visitors) or 13 62 13 or visit Transperth online.

Taxi and special group buses are temporarily permitted to drive into the Cultural Centre to within 30m of the Main Gallery entrance for set-down and pick-up purposes only.  Please inform your driver to enter James St via Beaufort St.  Longer-term parking is strictly prohibited.

School Group Transport

Public Transport The Art Gallery of Western Australia is located within easy walking distance from the Perth train station, and is accessible from most Perth-bound bus routes. For more information on transport costs or support on planning your excursion on public transport contact:

Transperth Education Team
Phone: (08) 9326 3970

Private Transport

A Coach Stand for drop-off / pick-up of students is located on Beaufort Street, approximately 50 metres north of the Roe Street intersection. The City of Perth does not provide bus parking facilities within the city’s boundaries. For further information contact the City of Perth Parking Team on 1300 889 613.

School/special group bus bay parking is provided on Beaufort Street, Perth.


Travelling from Interstate or Overseas

Perth is Western Australia's centre for the arts, craft, culture and entertainment. The Art Gallery of Western Australia is one of the State’s key cultural institutions and is located in the heart of Perth’s Cultural Centre – close to the Western Australian Museum, our State Library and our new State Theatre Centre – and adjacent to Northbridge, the city’s entertainment district.

Want to know more about Perth and Western Australia? For more ideas and inspiration visit the official website of Tourism Western Australia, find what to do around Perth at Experience Perth or visit WA Visitor Centre.


Sightseeing Transport

Perth Tram Company provides a tourist-oriented transport service, showing you around the City  and Northbridge by double decker bus. It stops close by the Art Gallery of Western Australia at Stop No. 15 on Beaufort Street (near the James Street Mall).

TEL: +61 89322 2006

City Sightseeing Perth is part of the City Sightseeing World Wide network. Locally operated, globally connected! Stop 9 of the City Sightseeing tour locates travellers at the Perth Cultural Centre, where the Art Gallery, Museum, Library and Heath Ledger Theatre can be accessed.

TEL: +61 8 92038882











Last reviewed 6 March 2012


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