Admission to the Tweed Regional Gallery and Margaret Olley Art Centre is FREE,
there are donation boxes within the Gallery should you wish to make a donation.
If you are planning a visit to the Gallery it is always quieter in the afternoon, especially on a Friday as tour groups usually arrive at the Gallery in the morning.
Open Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 5pm
The Gallery is CLOSED to the public on Monday and Tuesday
Public Holidays :The Gallery is closed on Good Friday and Christmas Day only
, and any public holidays that fall on a Monday or a Tuesday.
The Gallery will be open to the public on Saturday 24 December 2016
- 10.00am to 5.00pm. The Gallery will be open to the public on Sunday 1 January 2017
- 10.00am to 5.00pm
Address and Contact Details
2 Mistral Road (Cnr Tweed Valley Way) Murwillumbah South NSW 2484
PO Box 816 Murwillumbah NSW 2484 firstname.lastname@example.org
02 6670 2790 (Fax 02 6670 2797)
How to Find UsGoogle Map
Bus Services and Timetables
Going Places: http://goingplaces.org.au/tweed-shire
Surfside Buslines: http://www.surfside.com.au/
For bus services from Byron Bay to Murwillumbah, contact the Byron Visitor Centre on 02 6680 8558 or visit their web site www.visitbyronbay.com
Carparking and Accessibility
The Gallery has accessible facilities, including a lift and set down area close to the front doors of the Gallery, undercover parking and a bus parking area. The Gallery provides the following:
- Wheelchair access to the Gallery, the Gallery Café and the facilities - two wheelchairs are available free of charge, and can be pre-booked by calling 02 6670 2790
- Under cover disabled car parking spaces opposite the lift on the lower level
- Undercover car spaces on the lower level and off street uncovered parking on Mistral Road.
- The Betty Marks Family research library - in the Margaret Olley Art Centre
Bookings are essential for all group visits and tours. For further information, or to make a booking, please contact the Gallery on (02) 6670 2790 or email GalleryEducation@tweed.nsw.gov.au
Tours and group bookings
See also the Education
page for further details
The Gallery offers daily, guided tours of current exhibitions for the public. These are hosted by our trained Volunteer Gallery Guides at 11.30am Wednesdays to Sundays (except public holidays). The tours last approximately 40 - 45 minutes and provide a glimpse into the history of the Gallery and the exhibitions on display, including the Margaret Olley Art Centre.
To join the free tour, meet the Gallery Guide at the front foyer before 11.30am. Bookings are not necessary unless you are a small group (10 or under) wishing to join the tour.
Group Bookings and Planning Your Visit
Bookings are essential for all group visits and tours. For further information, or to discuss a proposed booking, please contact the Gallery on (02) 6670 2790 or email GalleryEducation@tweed.nsw.gov.au
To let us know of your visit, and ensure that it is a valuable and enjoyable experience, please complete a Booking Request Form (see link in Special Tours section below) and email or fax to the Gallery at least three weeks prior. Your visit can be self-guided or if you are a group of over 10 people you can request a guided tour or talk by our Volunteer Guides for either 10.30am or 1.30pm. (Please note that we operate on NSW Daylight Savings Time from 2 October 2016)
Please note that the Gallery has been extremely busy since the opening of the Margaret Olley Art Centre so the availability of tours is limited. The earlier you contact us about your proposed dates the greater the likelihood that we will be able to accommodate your requests.
The Gallery is open to the public Wednesday to Sunday, closed Christmas Day and Good Friday.
Special Tours for Groups
We also run tours for children, adults, school, community, interest groups or groups with special requirements upon request. Please fill in a Group Booking Request Form (302kB PDF)
and make sure you add 3 preference dates, your time of arrival, numbers, whether your group will be self- guided or would like to book a tour for 10.30am or 1.30pm. Carefully read page 2 on the Booking Request Form as there is some important information that will help you plan your visit. At least three weeks’ minimum notice is required to book a special tour.
Commercial Bus Companies Day Tours
Tweed Shire Council has introduced a rate charge of $55.10 for all commercial bus companies booking a Day Tour to visit the Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre. (This fee doesn’t apply for individual groups that charter your services).
The Commercial Group Booking Service Fee does not include the provision of Tour Guides. This service, if requested, is charged at an additional minimal cost of $2.00 per person.
Commercial coach tours may also want to consider visiting the newly renovated Tweed Regional Museum (TRM) in Murwillumbah. Tour companies should contact the Museum directly to book a visit. Please telephone (02) 6670 2493 or email email@example.com
. More information on the TRM facilities can be found on their website at www.museum.tweed.nsw.gov.au
.Download Gallery Booking Request Form (414kB PDF)