Contact Us

T: (02) 8239 0055

Our Location

Level 4 (via lifts)
Central Park
28 Broadway
Chippendale NSW 2008

Postal Address

Mail Box 76, Central Park
28 Broadway
Chippendale NSW 2008

Opening Hours

Mon - Fri: 9am – 5pm

Mon - Fri: 10am – 6pm
Selected Sat*: 10am – 3pm
(April 1, 22)


Mon - Fri: 10am – 6pm
Select Sat (April 22, 29): 10am – 1pm

*Note: Our gallery is only open during exhibitions.


We will be closed on Australian and selected* Japanese public holidays in 2017. Please check the calendar.

April 14 - Good Friday
April 17 - Easter Monday
April 25 - ANZAC Day
May 3 - *Constitution Memorial Day
June 12 - Queen’s Birthday
August 11 - *Mountain Day
October 2 - Labour Day
December 25 - Christmas Day
December 26 - Boxing Day
December 29 - *Year-end Holiday

Car Park and Access

Paid parking is available at Wilson Parking Market City, 2 Quay Street, Haymarket.

For parking rates and details, click here

For deliveries, use the Central Park loading dock. Enter via Carlton Street Ramp and drive straight for the West Dock.

Public Transport

Our closest train station, Central Station, is a 10-minute walk.

Visitors by bus can alight at Railway Square, a 5-minute walk from us.

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Become A Member

Let Us Bring More of Japan to You!

If you like our events and exhibitions or are interested in building stronger connections with Japan, why not become a member of The Japan Foundation, Sydney? As a member, you can enjoy greater access to our cultural events and facilities, meet like-minded people, and stay in touch with Japan here in Australia.

What you receive

  • Priority notification of upcoming events
  • VIP invitations to exhibition openings
  • Discounts for our cultural workshops
  • Access to the best prices for Japanese Film Festival tickets
  • Extra privileges at our library

Library benefits for members

  • Borrow up to 10 items (double the amount allowed on the free library card)
  • Keep items for 5 weeks at a time (only 3 weeks on the free library card)
  • Postal loan service

A nation-wide postal loan service is available. Loan requests may be submitted by email and The Japan Foundation will bear the expense of postage for sending the items requested. (Items must be returned at the borrower’s expense.)


You must be aged 18 or over and reside within Australia.


$25 for 12 months

Payment options

  • Online by bank transfer
  • In person (cash, credit card, EFTPOS)
  • By post (cheque or money order payable to The Japan Foundation, Sydney)


Phone: (02) 8239 0055

Postal Address

Mail Box 76, Central Park
28 Broadway
Chippendale NSW 2008