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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Wine tasting ok. Didn't try the restaurant but it was busy and looked good. Bought a bottle of wine and sat outside and looked at the amazing view. The art gallery was amazing. Well worth a visit and make sure you watch the film on...More

Thank Massagesue
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

A beautifully designed Gallery which hosted paintings by Louise Hearman. Enjoyed the exhibit and loved the way Louise used light and colour in her work. The design of the Gallery, allowed views of the outside grounds through long windows showing the beautiful autumnal trees and...More

Thank maureene f
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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Magnificent setting and magnificent. Brilliant display of art from Archibald winning artist Louise Hearman in a great setting. The gallery is part of the TarraWarra winery and restaurant and each complements each other. The staff were excellent and allowed photoing of the paintings. Cost was...More

Thank Brendan P
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

It always amazes me to find this sophisticated art gallery in the vineyards. After our delicious lunch in the restaurant we visited the gallery. The exhibition was Louise Herman. I found her drawing and some portraits very nice but the paintings were not for me.

Thank MJG1506
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Featured artists exhibit at this interestingly designed gallery which is next to the wine tasting cellar. It's well worth a visit.

Thank TravellerFaye
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