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Watch a film at Arc cinema; enjoy our latest exhibition; take a self guided tour of our Art Deco building, or just relax in the courtyard with coffee, cakes and snacks from Biginelli's Espresso. Open daily, except Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
I persuaded my husband to visit as I remembered seeing old films, adverts, tv programmes on a visit to Canberra some years ago. Was left wondering if I was in the wrong place but reading other poor reviews it seems it has changed. It is...More
Date of experience: March 2019
Mig_Gonzalez, Manager Social Media at National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago
Thank you for your feedback.
We currently have a virtual reality experience titled CARRIBERRIE, which celebrates Australian Indigenous dance and song. Did you try this immersive film?
Our gallery is reopening on 18 April with our new exhibition, showcasing the original costumes from...More
NFSA is a fantastic place to visit.
Very regular film screenings ,vinyl lounge every month,great guest speakers and rolling exhibitions.
The cafe is great and the courtyard serene.
The staff are excellent.
This is a place well worth visiting
Date of experience: February 2019
Mig_Gonzalez, Manager Social Media at National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2019
Thanks for your great feedback Fearless26197!
We're glad you've enjoyed your visits to the NFSA, and look forward to seeing you again at our upcoming exhibitions, Carriberrie (22 Feb - 1 June) and The Dressmaker (18 April - 18 August).
We went as a family to see the health ledger exhibit and were impressed by the breath of items. Was not great for young kids as there was not
Much to entertain themMore
Date of experience: January 2019
Mig_Gonzalez, Manager Social Media at National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2019
Thanks crazybigal for your feedback; it is quite a comprehensive exhibition and we're glad you found it interesting.
In relation to the kids, we will unveil an immersive virtual reality experience in late February. We will make the announcement soon; you may want to return...More
Recently visited the Heath Ledger exhibition and loved it. The guides were helpful and attentive with any questions and the exhibition was well curated and comprehensive.
Health will always be one of the actors that ignited my love and appreciation for film - especially Australian...More
We travel to Canberra regularly, and try to visit somewhere we haven't been before, on each trip. This was my first visit to the NFSA and I was quite impressed.
We were advised by staff, that the only points of interest, were from the current...More
Date of experience: December 2018
Mig_Gonzalez, Manager Social Media at National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2019
Thanks C0nstantlyOntheGO (what a great username!) for your kind review. We're glad you felt inspired by the Heath Ledger exhibition; other visitors have provided similar feedback so it's a testament to the Curator and the Ledger family, who worked together on developing this tribute.
Great little store - some archival materials - a small coffee shop and most of all film screenings and special events - that’s the mains drawcard .
The great thing is you can go there then go past the science dome ( which looks like...More
I wasn't sure about visiting as I had been years ago and although interesting the old displays felt like they had their time. I was impressed with the new format and the Heath Ledger exhibition, it was informative, moving and a great tribute to such...More
Date of experience: January 2019
Mig_Gonzalez, Manager Social Media at National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2019
Hi 902keithp, and thanks for your review. We're glad you enjoyed and were moved by the Heath Ledger exhibition.
We have an immersive 360 experience coming in February, and a brand new exhibition in March, so please follow us on social media for further news....More
We visited on Tuesday to see the Heath Ledger exhibition. It was fantastic and featured many unusual items from his life including childhood. My costume designer daughter loved all the movie exhibits. The staff were friendly helpful and informative, the café was good and the...More
Before writing this review, i (sadly) read through quite a lot of bad ones, particularly in relation to the Heath Ledger exhibition- mainly people saying they are not a fan of his work, which is absolutely truly fine, but really not a reflection on the...More