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Hours

The Gallery is closed Tuesday 28 June and Wednesday 29 June.

The National Gallery has been selected as the venue for the 2016 North American Leaders’ Summit. During this time, the Gallery will be closed to the public on Tuesday 28 June and Wednesday 29 June.

The parking garage will close Monday 27 June at 10 pm and re-open Thursday 30 June at 6 am. No vehicles will be permitted in the parking lot during the closure. Any cars remaining after the closure on 27 June will be towed at the owner’s expense.

The Gallery will resume normal public operation on Thursday 30 June at 10 am.

The Gallery regrets any inconvenience caused by this closure.

Gallery

Closing of gallery spaces begins 15 minutes before times stated.

1 May – 20 May 2016

Daily: 10 am to 5 pm
Thursday: 10 am to 8 pm

21 May – 11 September 2016

Daily: 10 am to 6 pm
Thursday: 10 am to 8 pm
12 September – 30 September 2016

Daily: 10 am to 5 pm
Thursday: 10 am to 8 pm

1 October 2016 – 30 April 2017 Monday: Closed (see exceptions below)
Tuesday – Sunday: 10 am to 5 pm
Thursday: 10 am to 8 pm
Exceptions

The Gallery is open on the following days:
27 March 2016 (Easter)
28 March 2016 (Easter Monday)
1 July 2016 (Canada Day  –  Free general admission to the National Collection)
10 October 2016 (Thanksgiving Day)
11 November 2016 (Remembrance Day: Open from noon to 5 pm)
26–31 December (Special holiday opening hours)
20 February 2017 (Ontario Family Day)
27 February 2017 (Quebec March Break)
13 March 2017 (Ontario March Break)
17 April 2017 (Easter Monday)


The Gallery is closed on the following days:
25 March 2016 (Good Friday)
28 June 2016 (North American Leaders’ Summit)
29 June 2016 (North American Leaders’ Summit)
11 November 2016 (Remembrance Day: Closed from 10 am to noon)
25 December 2016 (Christmas Day)
1 January 2017 (New Year’s Day)

Boutique

Year round

The Boutique closes a half hour after Gallery closing.

Dining

Cafétéria des Beaux-Arts

1 May – 20 May 2016

Daily: 10 am to 4:30 pm
Thursday: 10 am to 7:30 pm

21 May – 11 September 2016

Daily: 10 am to 5:30 pm
Thursday: 10 am to 7:30 pm

12 September – 30 September 2016 Daily: 10 am to 4:30 pm
Thursday: 10 am to 7:30 pm

1 October 2016 – 30 April 2017

Monday: closed*
Tuesday – Sunday: 10 am to 4:30 pm
Thursday: 10 am to 7:30 pm

*Follows Gallery exceptions

Notes

Kitchen closes:
Monday – Wednesday at 3:00 pm,
Thursday at 7:00 pm,
Friday – Sunday at 5:00 pm.

Library and Archives

1 May – 30 September 2016

Monday – Friday: 1 pm to 5 pm

1 October 2016 – 30 April 2017

Tuesday – Friday: 1 pm to 5 pm

Exceptions

Closed statutory holidays. Archives collections are open by appointment only.