Self-guided visit

You are welcome to visit independently with your school group, but you must book ahead.

It is essential that all responsible adults and visiting students are fully briefed about conduct and that guidelines are observed at all times.

See Visit procedures and Risk assessment

Student : teacher ratios

The following student : teacher ratios are essential:

Level Serviced  Self-guided
Years K-6, pre-schools and home schoolers 8:1 10:1
Years 7-12 15:1 30:1
Tertiary 20:1 60:1

Exhibition entry fees

It is free to visit most of the Gallery including many temporary exhibitions. Education groups visiting the Gallery are entitled to a discounted exhibition entry fee of $7 per student for any exhibitions that charge admission fees.

To receive this concession rate, you must:

  • book at least one week in advance for self-guided visits (or two weeks in advance for serviced visits)
  • be admitted as one group with all students present

Accompanying teachers and lecturers are admitted free in the student:teacher ratios advised above.

Helpers accompanying visitors with disabilities are admitted free.

You will be invoiced for all chargeable exhibitions. Exhibition entry fees are no longer paid at the entry desk on the day of your visit.