Plan Your Visit

PLAN YOUR VISIT

NOW OPEN! BOOK YOUR VISIT ONLINE!
We request that groups larger than ten people book their self-guided visit through our tour bookings page


Download the Gallery Floor Plan Map Here.

GALLERY HOURS

Open: Wednesday – Sunday: 10 AM - 6 PM
Closed: Monday and Tuesday

OAG SHOP AND GALERIE ANNEXE HOURS

Open: Wednesday – Sunday: 10 AM - 6 PM
Closed: Monday and Tuesday

CLOSED
From Monday, December 21, 2020 to Friday, January 8, 2021

CLOSED ON THESE HOLIDAYS
Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Friday, April 10, 2020
Monday, April 13, 2020
Monday, May 18, 2020
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Monday, August 3, 2020
Monday, September 7, 2020
Monday, October 12, 2020
Thursday, December 24, 2020
Friday, December 25, 2020
Saturday, December 26, 2020
Thursday, December 31, 2020
Friday, January 1, 2021

GALLERY ADMISSION

Admission to the Ottawa Art Gallery is always free. Donations welcome.


GETTING HERE

50 Mackenzie King Bridge, Ottawa, ON, K1N 0C5, CANADA

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Please enter the Gallery at 10 Daly
The entrance at 50 Mackenzie Bridge is currently closed.

We are located near the Rideau Centre and Ottawa U in Ottawa’s arts, fashion and theatre district.

VEHICULE DROP-OFF and MAILING ADDRESS:
10 Daly Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1N 6E2

ACCESSIBLE DIRECTIONS

Para Transpo drop-off entrance: 10 Daly Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1N 6E2. The Daly entrance is between Waller and Nicholas on the south side. The Gallery’s large glass double doors are recessed from the street. The building’s banners have hot pink.

50 Mackenzie King Bridge entrance: For those taking OC Transpo, get off at Mackenzie King Bridge, walk east towards Ottawa U. The Gallery is on the same side of the street as the Rideau Centre mall, at the northwest corner of Mackenzie King and Waller. The Gallery’s entrance is recessed from the street with an LED sign out front.

Drop-offs and pickups at the Daly entrance ONLY. Please notify us by email if you require a sighted guide to meet you. Indicate the entrance you prefer, the date and time of your arrival by email to public@oaggao.ca.


PARKING

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

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

TRANSIT

FROM OTTAWA:
When travelling by train, disembark at the Rideau O-Train Station and take the William Street exit. The Gallery is located at the intersection of Daly and Waller with an entrance at 10 Daly and there is also an entrance at 50 Mackenzie King Bridge. 

When travelling by bus, we are nearest to the Mackenzie King Station, Rideau Street Station and the Waller/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, with the exception of touch tours and artworks designated as tactile.

GROUP VISITS

Group entrance and bus loading zone are located on 10 Daly Ave. The Daly entrance is between Waller and Nicholas on the south side.
Drop-offs and pickups at the Daly entrance ONLY.
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USEFUL LINKS

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Teachers and Schools
Kids and Family
Gallery Tours
Studio Programs
Upcoming Exhibitions
 

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