Australian Design Centre
Australian Design Centre


02 9361 4555

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101–115 William Street
Darlinghurst NSW 2010

Australian Design Centre (ADC)  is an independent contemporary craft and design organisation igniting creative ideas and building cultural vibrancy. 

Located in Sydney’s Darlinghurst, ADC produces up to 20 exhibitions and over 100 events each year in the Centre, along with a city-wide festival Sydney Craft Week.  The Centre also has a shop (Object Shop) that sells the work of over 100 local makers.


We are following the NSW Health COVID-19 Safety Industry Guidelines for museums and galleries to keep our guests and staff safe.  For more information in preparation of your visit read here.  


All areas of the Centre are wheelchair accessible.

There is a ramp at the main entrance of the ADC (Palmer St) and wheelchair-accessible toilet on the lower gallery level. 

Access to the lower level is through a separate entrance off William Street. 

ADC has an accessible bathroom located in Gallery 2. 

Getting There

There is one hour metered street parking on Williams St or 2 hour metered parking in Barnett Lane and Palmer Street just behind our gallery. If you want paid parking for a full day or longer visit, the closest two parking stations are: 70 Riley Street and 46 -48 Riley St, Darlinghurst.

Wilson Parking operates the car park at 70 Riley St, Darlinghurst near the Australian Design Centre. Receive 10% off with Wilson Parking when you pre-book your parking online with promo code SYDFEST22. Pre-book your parking at

Our closest train stations are Kings Cross with a 650 meter walk down William St or Museum Station with a 950 meter walk.

Many buses pass us on William St, try 200, 324 or 325 bus routes or take an Oxford St bus and walk about 10 minutes through charming Darlinghurst.

We are in the middle of bike friendly streets of Darlinghurst and have bike parking all around the gallery. Find out more about the Sydney Cycle Ways here.

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