Location & Parking
Where is Canberra Theatre Centre
Canberra Theatre Centre is located in Civic Square on London Circuit, Canberra City.
Canberra Theatre Centre features three main performance venues:
Evening paid parking is in effect until 10.30pm on weekdays and weekends. Fees are currently payable in most car parks until 5.30pm Monday to Friday and in some between 8.30am and 12 noon on Saturday. The car parks allow for parking at pro rata rates with a maximum fee of $5 payable after 5.30pm Monday to Thursday, after 9pm Friday, after 12 noon on Saturday and all day on Sunday.
The affected off-street car parking areas, which are located near major entertainment venues, are:
• London Circuit (next to the Legislative Assembly and the Canberra Theatre);
• London Circuit and towards Vernon Circle (known as City Hill); and
• Constitution Avenue and towards Parkes Way (opposite the National Convention Centre and the Civic Pool);
• London Circuit (opposite the Sydney Building and next to the Canberra Museum and Gallery).
Extended paid parking hours do not extend to on-street parking areas, such as Allara Street.
Drivers should check ticket machines carefully to ensure they pay the correct fee and abide by any time restrictions.
For more information visit www.act.gov.au/parking.
Parking for The Playhouse is best accessed via London Circuit behind Canberra Museum & Gallery. Parking for Canberra Theatre and The Courtyard Studio is best accessed from the intersection at London Circuit & Constitution Avenue.
Ticket machine options to pay for parking are coins ($2, $1, 50c, 20c, 10c), Visa and Mastercard credit cards and, a smart phone application. ‘Parkmobile’ that is free to download via the App Store and Play Store.
If paying for your parking using the ‘Parkmobile’ app, you do not need to print or display a parking ticket as parking inspectors are able to electronically verify if payment for a session (and vehicle) has been made via the Parkmobile app.
If paying for your parking using coins or credit card, please note that your ticket is not valid unless it is displayed face up on the dashboard of the vehicle, with the expiry time and all other inscriptions visible to a Parking Officer from outside of the car.
Disabled car parks are located behind the Canberra Museum & Gallery and in front of the ACT Legislative Assembly. Detailed locations can be seen on the map above.
As an alternative, we recommend you consider parking at the Canberra Centre. Vehicle access to the Centre is available via Petrie and Cooyong Streets, with pedestrian access via City Walk and Bunda Street.
Evening Parking Rates
Entry to the car parks after 6pm, Monday – Thursday: $2 flat rate*
Entry to the car parks after 9pm, Friday: $2 flat rate*
*Payments by credit or debit card will incur a surcharge of 2.5%
Casual Parking Rates
(As at July 2015)
Sunday & Public Holidays: $2 flat rate
Up to 30 minutes: $2
Up to 2 hours: $4
Up to 3 hours: $6
Up to 4 hours: $10
Up to 5 hours: $12
Up to 6 hours: $15
Up to 7 hours: $25
Over 7 hours (max): $30
Lost Tickets: $30 flat rate
Please click here for further information about parking at the Canberra Centre.