Manly Art Gallery and Museum

Galleries, Museums and Collections

The Manly Art Gallery and Museum is only a four minutes walk from Manly Wharf. Opened in 1930 by Manly Council, it was the first metropolitan regional gallery in New South Wales. The gallery has become a popular destination for thousands of local, interstate and international visitors.

The gallery is a hub of community activity, as they present workshops, recitals and performances.

There is also a museum within the art gallery is dedicated to preserving Manly’s unique history as one of Australia’s most loved beach resorts. Opened in 1982, it focuses on the history of Manly and the Northern Beaches. The particular emphasis is on beach culture in the 20th century. Their collection includes examples of swimwear, Hawaiian shirts, sunglasses, hats, towels, beachbags and longboards.


Carpark Enquiry Desk Gallery / Museum Public Toilet Shop / Gift Shop



Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available


Free Entry

Trading Times

Check In: 10:00 am
Check Out: 5:00 pm

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