Venues

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Auckland Art Gallery


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Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki is the largest art institution in New Zealand, with a collection of over 16,000 works and counting

VENUE DETAILS
Corner Wellesley and Kitchener Streets, Auckland CBD
+64 9 307 7700
Hours: 
Open daily 10am — 5pm.
Closed Christmas Day, and during exhibition changes.
eMail
Website
Social Media: Facebook / Instagram @aucklandartgallery / Twitter @Auckartgal / Weibo

GETTING THERE
Auckland is very compact, which makes it ideal to explore on foot or by bicycle. See below for information about getting to the venue. If you are looking for general advice on travelling within and to Auckland, visit  Auckland Transport

Bus StopSeveral bus stops surround the Gallery – the closest is the Outer Link bus stops on Wellesley St East, outside AUT University directly opposite the Gallery

Other nearby bus stops can be found along Queen Street and on Symonds Street, which include buses 220-224, 233, 243, 249, 258, 267, as well as more stops at and around Britomart Transport Centre

parkingClosest pay and display parking can be found along Kitchener Street, directly outside the Gallery main entrance

parkingThere are two on-street mobility carparks directly across the road from the Gallery at 2 Kitchener Street. Victoria Street Carpark building also has six mobility parks, found on Level 2. 

TaxiClosest taxi rank is on Queen Street, though our Gallery Assistants will happily call a taxi for you if needed and can be collected from outside the main Gallery  entrance

Train Icon 113x113Closest train station is Britomart Transport Centre, 1.2km away

VENUE ACCESSIBILITY
Multiple levels
There are five levels with lifts to take you to each

All galleries and facilities are wheelchair accessible. Very occasionally there may be an interactive artwork installation on display which doesn’t accommodate wheelchair access. If you are unsure, please check our website or ask a gallery assistant



ToiletsThere are wheelchair accessible toilets on all five floors of the Gallery

DogsAssistance dogs are welcome in the Gallery

 

 

Services

Wheelchairs are available from the front desk free of charge – please call +64 9 980 5380 to book a wheelchair for your visit.

Our E H McCormick Research Library Whare Pukapuka Rangahau provides access to extensive research collections on visual art, and in particular, New Zealand art. The library is located on the mezzanine level and is open to all Monday–Saturday 1–5pm

Our friendly and knowledgeable team is here to introduce you to the art, artists, stories and histories that make up our Gallery. English-language tours start in the foyer on the ground floor daily at 11.30am and 1.30pm. Tours last 60 minutes and are limited to 15 people. Tours cost $10 per adult, while children 12 and under are free. Book at the information desk on the ground level on the day of your visit. If standing and walking for long periods is difficult for you, please let your guide know prior to the start of the tour so arrangements can be made

Experience our world-class art gallery with a guided tour in Mandarin Chinese. Drop in tours 12.30pm Thursday – Sunday. Price: $10 per person. Limited to 15 people. Duration: 45 minutes. Book at the information desk on the day of your visit

Safety & Security

We require visitors to check umbrellas, backpacks, shopping bags and large bags into our free cloakroom. To ensure the safety of artworks, the Gallery does not permit visitors to wear bags on their backs in the galleries

Please resist the temptation to touch as the oils and dirt from fingerprints can cause damage over time. We are all responsible for protecting artworks for the enjoyment of future generations and we thank you for your support in this instance