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TarraWarra Museum of Art

311 Healesville - Yarra Glen Road, Tarrawarra, Victoria 3777, Australia
+61 3 5957 3100
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Open Tuesday-Sunday from 11am-5pm. Summer Season - From Boxing Day to Australia Day the Museum is open 7 days per week. Entry prices are $10 Adults, $8 Seniors Card Holders, $5 Pensioners, Concession & Students, children under 12 Free. Some feature exhibitions attract different admission prices. The TarraWarra Museum of Art Limited was established as a company limited by guarantee in October 2000. It is the first privately funded, significant public visual arts museum to be set up under the Australian Government's philanthropic measures announced in March 1999. TWMA operates as a not-for-profit institution, with a charter to display Australian art from the second half of the twentieth century to the present day.
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311 Healesville - Yarra Glen Road, Tarrawarra, Victoria 3777, Australia
+61 3 5957 3100
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Where do I start, easy access to Melbourne, stunning valley views, great wine cellar door and restaurant. The gallery is a destination in it self,ever changing exhibits and again stunning views, you can not go wrong with an afternoon here.

Thank AndrewMm9
Reviewed 13 August 2017

A first-time visit to Tarrawarra (why hadn't we discovered it earlier????) The attraction was the Dobell exhibition with additional works from other artists in the Dobell circle of friends and acquaintances. These alone were well worth the visit. However, the icing on the cake was...More

Thank DennisJA
Reviewed 12 August 2017

A beautiful property and venue with a small gallery that has some great views towards the hills - very well designed and considered. Entry to the gallery was $10 for an adult. We saw the Dobell Exhibition which had a great collection of his paintings...More

Thank megthemooch
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

My sister-in-law was reticent as she didn't expect to enjoy a visit to an art gallery, especially one out of town in the Yarra Valley where we were holidaying. Instead, the William Dobell exhibition was a winner as was the building itself set amidst stunning...More

Thank Sarina G
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

A wonderful collection of Dobell works including his Archibald Prize winners. The exhibition also includes some sketches not previously exhibited. The Tarrawarra Museum of Art is always worth a visit not just for the artwork but for the building itself and it wonderful setting with...More

Thank Garry632015
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

The Museum is set amongst the rolling hills and a vineyard . It is a superb place to visit. The architecture of the museum is stunning .There is a restaurant and cafe which I must try on my next visit. You can also do wine...More

Thank Ivan V
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

If you get a chance go and visit the TarraWarra Museum of Art. This gallery is set in a winery and has magnificent views. They frequently have very good exhibitions such as Dobbell which is currently running.

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Another fascinating exhibition at Tarrawarra. As well as giving visitors an insight into this great artists working methods through drawings and studies, there are major works on loan. The works by Dobell are complemented by works from Tarrawarras collection representing many of the major artists...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 15 June 2017

On the recommendation of friends, we visited this gallery and were delighted. The architecture itself is superb, the setting sublime, and the gallery itself was much larger and well stocked than we ever expected. They have an exhibition of William Dobell's work at the moment...More

Thank jrandsk
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Everything about this museum was impressive - beautiful location, stunning architecture and well-curated exhibitions. If using public transport from Melbourne, get the train to Lilyvale and connect with the 685 bus - it's within zone 2. Although there isn't a stop as such, the driver...More

Thank NZer_101
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