City Gallery

Plan Your Visit

We’re leaving home temporarily due to construction work in Te Ngākau Civic Square. You can continue to see our current exhibitions at the gallery until Sunday 30 June 2024.

Our new open hours:
Monday to Friday 4pm-7.30pm
Saturday and Sunday 10am-5pm

We are thrilled to be partnering with our gallery whānau to bring two major shows to new locations and will continue to bring you more art throughout 2025. Sign up to our newsletter to receive the latest updates.

Group Tours
Our Group Tours are available daily including outside opening hours. Please contact our Public Programmes Team to make your booking.

School Education Programmes
These are available daily during term time, please contact our Education Team to book your visit.

Important Notice
With construction work around Te Matapihi (Central Library), you may notice noise coming from the site.

How to Find Us
Some entrances into Te Ngākau Civic Square are closed due to construction work. Enter the Square from Mercer and Victoria Streets, or from the waterfront via the City to Sea Bridge. The accessible route into the Square from the waterfront is at ground level: cross Jervois Quay and follow the path alongside the City to Sea Bridge. See the map above and Google maps.

Gallery Entry
Entry to our exhibitions in free. Charges may apply to special exhibitions. We’re grateful for your donation in the Gallery or online.

Let a host know if you need assistance. A wheelchair and lift are available. There is more information on our accessibility page.

Gallery Map
Download a copy of our regularly updated City Gallery Wellington Map showing the location of our latest exhibitions or pick up a copy from the front desk.

Coat, Bag, and Buggy Check
There is coat, bag, and buggy check at the front desk. Please check in large bags and backpacks to keep the artworks safe.

You are welcome to take photos for personal use only. Read our guidelines.

Weekend Exhibitions Tours
Guided tours of the exhibitions are available most Saturdays and Sundays. Please check our events page. For groups of ten or more, we offer tailored private tours. Please contact our Public Programmes Team.

Contact Us
If you have any questions, please get in touch by email or phone 04 913 9032.

The iSite at 111 Wakefield Street has reopened. More information about the Wellington iSite can be found here.