City Gallery City Gallery Wellington


City Gallery Wellington is located in Te Ngākau Civic Square and is open daily 10am–5pm, and until 10pm on the first Thursday of the month (February–November). Closed Christmas Day. Entry is free.

The main entrance is via Civic Square which can be accessed from Victoria and Harris Streets, Customhouse Quay, or via the City to Sea Bridge. See Google Maps.

Access update: The walkway between the Michael Fowler Centre and the Town Hall is closed until further notice due to earthquake strengthening and upgrading of the Town Hall. During this time, the Civic Square lift is unavailable. Please refer to the map below showing the accessible routes into Te Ngākau Civic Square. We apologise for any inconvenience. More info at Wellington City Council.

There is a coat, bag, and buggy check at the front desk. For the comfort of others, please check in large bags and backpacks.

You are welcome to take photos for personal use only, please read our guidelines.

Free WiFi is available throughout the Gallery.

Weekend Exhibitions Tours are available most Saturdays and Sundays. Please check our Events page. For group visits of ten or more, we are happy to offer a private tour tailored to your interests. Please contact the Gallery’s Public Programmes Coordinator.

If you have any questions about your visit, please contact us.

Map of City Gallery in Civic Square
* These entrances into Civic Square are closed while the Town Hall is upgraded.