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Updated Conditions of Entry from October 7

The Japan Foundation library will reopen to visitors from October 14, 2021 (Thursday), with the gallery reopening from October 22, 2021 (Friday). There are now enhanced health and safety measures in place, in accordance with the NSW Public Health Order. Before visiting, please read our updated conditions of entry here.

Contact Us

T: (02) 8239 0055

Our Location

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

Postal Address

The Japan Foundation Sydney
Level 4, Central Park Mall
28 Broadway
Chippendale NSW 2008

Opening Hours

Mon to Fri: 9am – 5pm

Mon to Fri: 10am – 6pm; Sat 10am – 4pm

Mon to Fri: 10am – 6pm; Sat 10am – 4pm
(*only open during exhibitions. see Gallery)


We will be closed on Australian and selected* Japanese public holidays in 2021. Please check the calendar.

January 1- New Year’s Day(年末年始)
January 2 – New Year’s Holiday(年末年始)
January 26 – Australia Day
April 2 – Good Friday
April 3 – Day following Good Friday
April 5 – Easter Monday
April 6 – Easter Tuesday
April 25 – ANZAC Day
June 14 – Queen’s Birthday
September 2 – Respect for the Aged Day(敬老の日)
October 4 – Labour Day
December 20-23 – Year’s End Holidays(年末年始)
December 24 – Christmas Eve
December 25 – Christmas Day
December 27-31 – Year’s End Holidays(年末年始)

Car Park and Access

Paid parking is available at Wilson Parking, 169-179 Thomas Street, Haymarket. See their parking rates and map.

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.

Access to Level 4

To access Level 4, please take the lifts located in the mall. If you are entering from Broadway, the lifts are located on the right hand side.

Note: the escalators will not take you beyond Level 3.

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