The Academy is located in the premise of “Sugandha” at 22 Baily Road, Dhaka. Adjacent to the lush green historic Ramna Park, the Academy is located in close vicinity of Ministers’ residences, Chief Justice’s house, residential blocks of high govt. officials, Officers’ Club, Bangladesh Secretariat, Dhaka University, National Press Club, Shilpakala Academy, and the National Museum.
The building was constructed in early part of the 20th century and was used for offices and residences of high government office-bearers. In 1961, H.M. Queen Elizabeth – II stayed in this