Everything you need to plan your visit and make the most of your time at the Gallery.
Find out what you can see and do at the Gallery in Ottawa, and where the collection is on view worldwide.
Explore one of the most extraordinary collections of art from across Canada and around the world.
Lorenzo Lotto, The Virgin and Child with Saints Roch and Sebastian, c. 1521–1524, oil on canvas, 81.8 × 108.5 cm. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
The Gallery's Library and Archives offers exceptional resources for scholars, staff and visitors.
The Gallery’s magnificent building opened to the public in 1988.
Designed by renowned architect Moshe Safdie, it boasts over 12,000 square metres of exhibition space. Plan your visit with the help of our floor plans and general information. Also available in French.
Download the Gallery floorplan
Main Entrance, Group Amenities, Event and Meeting Spaces, Boutique
Canadian and Indigenous, Contemporary, Temporary Exhibitions, Scotiabank Great Hall, Fred and Elizabeth Fountain Garden Court, Rideau Chapel, Michael and Sonja Koerner Family Atrium, Cafeteria, Prints and Drawings
European and American, Contemporary, Canadian Photography Institute, Library and Archives