The team from the Cultural Centre would like to wish our volunteers, InSight Members and visitors a happy holiday season. Please remember that we have some amended hours over the holidays.

CLOSED Christmas Day 
Boxing Day Saturday 26 Dec 10am – 2pm
Public Holiday Monday 28 Dec 10am – 2pm
New Year’s Day Public Holiday 1 Jan 10am – 2pm

The Café is CLOSED on public holidays.


Gallery and Shop
Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm
Saturday + Sunday – 10am – 4pm
Public Holidays – 10am-2pm (closed Good Friday and Christmas Day).

Monday – Friday: 9.30am – 4pm
Weekends – 10am – 3.30pm
Closed public holidays

Trains arrive at Katoomba Station every hour, and we are only a short journey from the station on foot or bike via Katoomba St or Parke St. We’re directly alongside the Carrington Hotel (you can’t miss the giant smokestack).

Undercover parking (access via Parke St) is available below the Cultural Centre, which also provide elevator access. The Cultural Centre is located on level 1.

Admission fee: 

Adults: $5
Australian concession card holders: $3
InSight Members: Free
Children under 16: Free

Your admission ticket allows entry to our permanent exhibition Into the Blue and the Blue Mountains City Art Gallery.


For disability vehicles or small mini buses please contact us on 4780 5410 prior to your visit to have the bollards removed from the College Lane corner. From this location wheelchair ramps and banisters can be used to gain access to be building.
There are accessible parking spaces available within the Cultural Centre building (accessed via Parke Street) underneath Coles Supermarkets. There is also lift access to the Cultural Centre from the two parking levels.