TarraWarra Museum of Art

TarraWarra Museum of Art will reopen to the public on Saturday 28 November 2020 with our major summer exhibition Looking Glass: Judy Watson and Yhonnie Scarce.

Our reopening comes with new measures including timed ticketing, capacity limits and increased cleaning regimes, to keep you and our staff safe.

Our Museum and the wide expanses of the Yarra Valley are the perfect place to recharge and connect with nature and art, and we can’t wait to welcome everyone back! Tickets now on sale.


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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