Fri 22 Dec: Closing at 12 pm
Sat 23 + Sun 24: Open to normal hours 10 am – 4 pm
Christmas Day 25 Dec: CLOSED
Boxing Day 26 Dec: CLOSED
New Years Day 1 Jan: CLOSED

All other dates are open to normal hours as below.

Gallery and Shop
Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm
Saturday + Sunday – 10am – 4pm
Closed public holidays

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 provides elevator access. The Cultural Centre is located on level 1.

Admission fee: 

Adults: $5.50
Australian concession card holders: $3.20
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.

We accept the NSW Companion Card. Click here to learn more about NSW Companion Cards.


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.

Animals at the Cultural Centre

Animals are not permitted in the Cultural Centre, or on the Viewing Platform, except assistance animals accredited under a state or territory law to assist a person with a disability to alleviate the effects of disability; or that is accredited by an animal training organisation.