Plan your visit

We're open

7 days a week 10am – 5pm

Ipswich Art Gallery is located in the heart of the Ipswich CBD. Our public entrance is in d’Arcy Doyle Place, a pedestrian section of Nicholas Street between Brisbane and Limestone Streets.


Admission is free unless stated otherwise. Major exhibitions may attract an entry fee and this information will be clearly stated within the program details.

The Gallery happily accepts Companion Cards upon purchase of tickets when required.


All public areas of the Gallery are wheelchair and pram accessible, and an internal lift provides access to the upper and lower levels of the Gallery. 

Toilets with wheelchair access and infant change tables are available on the lower level.

Guide dogs and other registered assistance dogs are welcome in all spaces at Ipswich Art Gallery.

Visiting as a group? 

The Gallery welcomes group visits, including excursions from school groups.

Please explore our resources to help you plan your class visit, submit a Group Booking Form with your request, or email us for more information.


Getting here

Travelling by car

From Brisbane:

  • Take the Ipswich Central exit from the Ipswich Motorway.
  • Follow Brisbane Road past Queens Park. It becomes Limestone Street as you enter the Ipswich CBD.
  • As you pass through three sets of traffic lights, you will see on the left the large white building of the Ipswich Civic Centre.
  • Directly opposite on the left is the pedestrian-only zone of d’Arcy Doyle Place.
  • The entry to the Ipswich Art Gallery is located halfway along d’Arcy Doyle Place.

Please note: Brisbane and Limestone Streets are open to one way traffic only.

Car parking

The Gallery does not have its own parking, however there is metered on-street parking on Limestone Street, Nicholas Street and Brisbane Street. Street parking is free on the weekends; please check signs for details.

Ipswich CBD Parking (beneath Tulmur Place in the Nicholas Street Precinct) offers free parking for up to 3 hours. On weekends parking is free. The car park entry is located on Bremer Street which runs parallel to the Bremer River.

To reach the Gallery from the Ipswich CBD car park:

  • Take the lift up to the GROUND level into Tulmur Place / Nicholas Street Precinct and walk south up to the traffic lights crossing Brisbane St.
  • Cross Brisbane Street and walk into d’Arcy Doyle Place.
  • The entry to the Ipswich Art Gallery is located halfway along d’Arcy Doyle Place.

You can find more information about parking in Ipswich CBD here.

Travelling by train

The Gallery is a short walk from the Ipswich Railway Station as well as bus stops. If travelling by train, alight at Ipswich Station. The Gallery is a 4-minute walk from the station. Walk left up Bell Street, right onto Brisbane Street and left onto d’Arcy Doyle Place. Visit TRANSlink for service and timetable information.

Coach drop-off

Coaches must drop off passengers in loading zones near the Gallery, and then park elsewhere for the duration of the visit. Passengers can then be collected from these loading zones once a pick up time has been confirmed.

The nearest drop off zones to the Gallery are on Limestone Street opposite d’Arcy Doyle Place, and on Nicholas Street opposite the Civic Centre.

Parking is available next to Timothy Molony Park on Ellenborough Street.

Conditions of entry

The Ipswich Art Gallery (‘the Gallery’) is committed to providing a safe and enjoyable environment for all visitors whilst ensuring the protection of its artworks on display. By entering the Gallery, visitors agree to be bound by the following Conditions of Entry.

  • Backpacks, large bags, umbrellas and any other item (as directed by Ipswich Art Gallery Staff) must be checked in to the cloakroom upon entry to the Gallery.
  • General photography of the Gallery is permitted however, the use of tripods, selfie sticks, flash or lighting equipment is not permitted.
  • Food and drinks aren’t permitted in the Gallery.
  • Adults must, at all times, supervise children for whom you are responsible and ensure that they don’t breach any of our Conditions of Public Entry.
  • Prams and strollers are permitted inside the Gallery spaces, however cloaking is available and recommended during busy periods.
  • Guide dogs and other registered assistance dogs are permitted in the Gallery and to all events.
  • The Gallery may close periodically to install major exhibitions.