The Gallery has reopened to the public on July 18. Please check out our FAQ to read our safety measures.
Free Admission As of July 23!
Thanks to an exceptional gift from the Distinguished Patrons of the National Gallery of Canada Foundation, the Gallery is offering free access to its entire national collection and special exhibitions to 25,000 members of our community. Learn more
Except where noted, you may obtain tickets or register for programs either in person or by phone (613-998-8888 or 1-888-541-8888). Service charges apply. All prices do not include tax.
Members, children under the age of 12 or visitors using our dining facilities must obtain a free ticket at the admission desk in the Scotiabank Great Hall.
If you have a complimentary pass, a gift admission or a discount coupon from the Entertainment Booklet, please exchange it for a ticket at the admission desk in the Scotiabank Great Hall. You can purchase a membership at the admission desk or online.
Canada’s National Museums Passport
3 museums, 3 days, $35! Discover Canada’s national museums with the Museums Passport.
How it works: The Museums Passport is valid for general admission over 3 consecutive days starting from the day of your first visit. Available for $35, it is valid for 3 visits to museums of your choice among the 7 participating national museums. Each accompanying child (age 17 and under) receives a 30% discount on general admission.
The Passport is available for purchase at the Gallery's admission desk in the Scotiabank Great Hall, at all 7 participating museums and at the Capital Information Kiosk, located at 90 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario. Contact 1-844-878-8333.