Plan Your Visit

PLAN YOUR VISIT

GALLERY HOURS

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GALLERY ADMISSION

Admission to the Ottawa Art Gallery is always free. Some events are ticketed.

GETTING HERE

Please note our new address:

50 Mackenzie King Bridge
Ottawa, ON  K1N 0C5

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The Ottawa Art Gallery is located at 50 Mackenzie King Bridge in downtown Ottawa, at the intersection of Waller Street. We are near the Rideau Centre and the campus of Ottawa University, in Ottawa’s arts, fashion and theatre district.

PARKING

Please note onsite paid parking is limited. Other paid parking options include:

  • Novotel parkade
    Entrance: 3 Daly Avenue
    Ottawa, ON K1N 9M7
  • Rideau Centre parkade
    Entrance: 80 Nicholas Street or 5 Daly Avenue
    Ottawa, ON  K1N 9J7

Street metered parking is available (check hourly limits) in the nearby Sandy Hill residential area.

BICYCLE PARKING

Bicycle racks are located near the gallery’s main entrance at 50 Mackenzie King Bridge.

TRANSIT

FROM OTTAWA:
Many buses stop at the Mackenzie King Station, which is very close to the OAG’s main entrance at 50 Mackenzie King Bridge. You can also disembark at the Ottawa U Laurier station.

For more details, check OC Transpo or Google maps.

FROM GATINEAU:
Disembark at the STO Rideau Sussex North stop, or check STO Plani-Bus.

VISITOR GUIDELINES

  • Photography is permitted unless otherwise noted. Video recording and the use of flash or tripods are prohibited.
  • Strollers are permitted in galleries.
  • Food and drinks are not permitted in the exhibition galleries. Food and drinks are permitted only in the café, hallway seating areas and terraces.
  • Pencil sketching is permitted in the galleries; however, the use of pens, quill pens, ink and watercolour is prohibited.
  • Touching artworks is not permitted.

GROUP VISITS

Group entrance and bus loading zone are located on Daly Ave.

USEFUL LINKS

Access
Teachers and Schools
Kids and Family
Gallery Tours
Studio Programs
Inaugural Exhibition
Upcoming Exhibitions

 

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