Getting Here

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Newcastle Art Gallery is located in Newcastle's Civic precinct, adjacent to Civic Park at the corner of Laman and Darby streets. The Gallery is accessible by car or public transport.



Free 1 and 2-hour parking is available in and around Darby Street, and free 30-minute parking is available on Laman Street. Paid all day parking is available in the car park behind the Gallery in Queen Street.

Time limited parking, paid ticketing systems and compliance officers operate in the Civic Park and Cooks Hill area. Please check the street signs for parking regulations when you visit.

There are 4 accessible car parks on Laman Street.

Public transport

Find more information about public transport in Newcastle by visiting the Newcastle Transport website, or calling the Transport info line on 131 500. Stops for various bus routes operate on Hunter Street, King Street and Darby Street. The Newcastle Interchange in Wickham is the closest train station to Newcastle Art Gallery.

Taxis can drop off at the front entrance on Laman Street. The nearest taxi ranks to Newcastle Art Gallery are on Darby Street (out the front of the Delany Hotel, closest cross street: Darby Street and Council Street) and at Civic Station Bus Interchange (438 Hunter Street). Slightly further afield, you can also find a taxi rank in Honeysuckle (near The Dockyard, 3 Honeysuckle Way).


Large group visit or coach drop off

Laman Street is a one way street, accessible via Darby Street. Coaches are able to drop off passengers in a loading zone out front of the Gallery, however you will need to find another location to park during your visit.

Large groups are encouraged to call and inform us of their visit to ensure your visit does not clash with installation periods or scheduled events that will detract from the enjoyment of your group.

Guided tours can be arranged for your group and are free of charge. Visit the tour booking form to request a private tour.