TarraWarra Museum of Art

TarraWarra Museum of Art remains temporarily closed to the public in line with the latest public health directions from the Victorian Government.

In the meantime, please stay connected with us online through our #tarrawarraathome digital content series, including a virtual exhibition plus collection insights, catalogues and essays, creative activities for kids and families, video interviews and more on our InstagramFacebook and Twitter!

Thank you for your understanding, and we look forward to welcoming you all back to the Museum soon.


TarraWarra Museum of Art is located in the beautiful Yarra Valley region, just one hour’s drive from Melbourne.

Throughout each year the Museum presents seasonally changing exhibitions within an award-winning building set in the rolling hills of the natural landscape.

Since opening in 2003, the Museum has become recognised as a cultural jewel of the Yarra Valley, providing visitors with an enjoyable and inspiring experience which combines stunning architecture with the very best of Australian and international modern and contemporary art.

TarraWarra captures the vision of the Museum’s founders, philanthropists Eva Besen AO and Marc Besen AC, passionate collectors of Australian art from the 1950s to the present day. Not only did they gift the building that houses the Museum, but also a significant proportion of their collection of modern and contemporary Australian art for the enjoyment of all visitors from Australia and abroad.

Committed to fostering a passionate engagement with art within a relaxing environment, TarraWarra Museum of Art is unmissable when planning your visit to the Yarra Valley. The Museum provides accessible car parking and easy access to all galleries.

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Opening hours:

Tuesday to Sunday, 11am - 5pm

Open all public holidays excluding Christmas Day

Summer Season - open 7 days a week from Boxing Day to Australia Day

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