Library & Research

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Access and Hours

The Library is open to the public without charge:
  • Monday - Friday, 1 pm - 5 pm
  • from 1 October:   Tuesday - Friday, 1 pm - 5 pm

Closed 1-29 August, and statutory holidays.

The Archives collections are open by appointment only: (613) 998-8949.

Upon arrival at the Library, researchers must register by completing the Application for the Use of Research Collections and Services. A piece of identification such as a driver licence or student card is required. 

Regulations Governing the Use of Collections, Facilities and Services (National Gallery of Canada, Library and Archives)