Getting there

Nearest bus stop: Wakefield Street, Michael Fowler Centre

Nearest parking: Michael Fowler Centre car park or under the Wellington City Library, entrance off Harris Street.

Access information

Wheelchair accessible: Yes. All City Gallery exhibitions and its main entrance on Civic Square are accessible to wheelchair users and any visitors who need to avoid stairs.

A wheelchair is available on-site for public use, as is the main elevator located within the building to take visitors between the ground floor and level one.

Free mobility scooters are also available for hire from the Wellington City Council, just across Civic Square from City Gallery.

Accessible seating: Yes. There are spaces for wheelchairs at the top entry of Adam Auditorium.

Accessible toilets: Yes. These are located on the ground floor and at Nikau Café.

Accessible parking: Yes. Parking for approximately 88 car parks with 3 accessible spaces is available at the Michael Fowler Centre car park. More information can be found on Wellington City Council's website.

Hearing Loop: Yes. A hearing loop is located in the first two rows of the Adam Auditorium.

Guide Dogs: Yes. Guide dogs and assistance dogs are welcome at the Gallery.

Large Text: There are large text versions of the exhibition wall labels available at the front desk.

More information is available on City Gallery's website.

About City Gallery Wellington

City Gallery is located in the middle of Wellington’s central business district. The building sits in the middle of Civic Square, next to the Wellington Public Library, Wellington City Council, Town Hall and Michael Fowler Centre.

City Gallery Wellington is a dynamic cultural presence in the capital city of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Established in 1980, City Gallery Wellington was the first significant non-collecting exhibition based public gallery in New Zealand. Since moving to its current location in Civic Square in 1993, City Gallery Wellington has achieved a reputation for innovation and style, inspiring and challenging its audiences with a world-class programme of exhibitions and arts-related projects.

City Gallery Wellington creates a focus for contemporary visual arts, architecture and design in Wellington through local, national and international exhibitions as well as international exchanges and joint ventures with other art museums.