National Gallery Of Modern Art Bangalore

Open Time : 11:00 am to 6:00 pm

Entry : free

Address : National Gallery of Modern Art, Bangalore, Palace Road, Vasanth Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Website :

Phone : 080 2234 2338

Why to visit National Gallery Of Modern Art Bangalore

The outstanding collection, which houses over 14,000 extraordinary works by contemporary and modern artists, features stunning pieces by Raja Ravi Verma, Jamini Roy, Amrita Sher-Gil, and Rabindranath Tagore. The 3.5-acre property, which has gardens, is a beautiful fusion of contemporary architectural styles and the grace of the past.

The art gallery serves as a gathering place for historians and art enthusiasts and is equipped with a sizable auditorium, a gorgeous canteen, and a reference library.


  • Children's Nature Journaling Workshop 
  • Tree walks 
  • Photographic Exhibitions 
  • Children's Nature Journaling Workshop 
  • Dance Performances 
  • Workshops in art and design
  • Telling stories 
  • Talks by renowned speakers to raise awareness of art 
  • Every weekend, film screenings on art, culture, and education 
  • Photographic Exhibitions 
  • There are twice weekly scheduled gallery walks: on Wednesdays from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm and on Saturdays from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

Entry Fee:

  • For Indian- INR 20/-
  • For Foreigners- INR 500/-
  • For Students upto class XII- Free Entry (school ID must)

Additional Charge:

  • For professional photography- INR 1000/-

Nearby Attractions:

  • Crimson Art Gallery (0.2 km)
  • JawaharLal Nehru Planetarium (0.6 km)
  • ISKCON Temple, Bengaluru (1.1 km)
  • Vidhana Soudh (1.1 km)

Nearby Restaurants:

  • Saffron (0.3 km)
  • Shang Palace (0.2 km)
  • Yataii (0.3 km)
  • Caprese (0.3 km)

Nearby Hotels:

  • Shangri-La Bengaluru (0.31 km)
  • Taj West End (0.65 km)
  • Roxxel Inn-Summit (0.28 km)
  • Hotel Shangrila (0.33 km)

FAQ on National Gallery Of Modern Art Bangalore

How to reach the National Gallery of Modern Art, Bangalore?

The art gallery is situated at 49 Palace Road. You can take the metro to the closest MG Road metro station on the purple line. The gallery is about 3.5 kilometres from the station; you can take a local rickshaw or an auto. It is also readily available by booking a private taxicab. You can also take one of the public buses.

What are the nearby attractions close to National Gallery of Modern Art, Bangalore?

The nearby attractions include: Crimson Art Gallery (0.2 km), Jawahar Lal Nehru Planetarium (0.6 km), and ISKCON Temple, Bengaluru (1.1 km).

What are the nearby restaurants close to National Gallery of Modern Art, Bangalore?

The nearby restaurants include: Saffron (0.3 km), Shang Palace (0.2 km), and Yataii (0.3 km).

How much does it cost to enter the National Gallery of Modern Art, Bangalore?

The admission price is INR 20 for Indians, INR 500 for foreign visitors, and INR 0 for students up to class XII.

How long does a visit to the National Gallery of Modern Art, Bangalore take?

Visitors who are curious but do not have a passion for art should spend 1-2 hours at the Gallery. If you are not a regular visitor to museums, try to vary the types of art you see.

Is photography permitted inside Bangalore's National Gallery of Modern Art?

No, photographing within the National Gallery of Modern Art is prohibited; however, photographing in the garden is permitted.

Special Tip

We adore NGMA Bangalore in part because visitors don't come to gaze at art alone. Regular gallery walks (held every Wednesday and Saturday), movie showings, dance performances, talks, and workshops (including for children) occasionally take place on the premises.

By Mehrosh Shamim

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