With its decadent retail areas, Mediterranean restaurant, relaxing Altar bar and lounge, restored chapel, nuns museum, penthouse apartment and two stunning glass fronted function spaces, all surrounded by six acres of stunning gardens, this multi-award winning gallery offers endless possibilities for a unique and satisfying experience.
Get in touch with us
Visit us at the Convent
Corner of Hill and Daly Streets,
Daylesford, Victoria 3460
Thursday to Monday 10am-4pm
(Closed Tuesday & Wednesday)
Holiday Opening Hours
Good Friday CLOSED
Easter Monday CLOSED
Christmas Day CLOSED
Boxing Day CLOSED
New Year’s Eve 10am-3pm
New Year’s Day CLOSED
Admission fee $5.00
How to get here
Daylesford is about a 70 minute trip from Melbourne CBD travelling by car and just under an hour from Tullamarine (Melbourne) Airport. The Hume, Calder and Western highways, and the Tullamarine Freeway, all lead to the region.
Driving directions from Melbourne:
Direct route via Bacchus Marsh and Ballan (113 km)
Alternative route 1 via Woodend and Trentham (116 km)
Alternative route 2 via Woodend, Kyneton and Malmsbury (127 km)
From Melbourne airports:
From Melbourne Airport (108 km)
From Avalon Airport (106 km)
By Public Transport
Victoria’s country rail operator, V/Line, operates several services daily to Daylesford, via train to Woodend, Ballarat or Castlemaine, with a connecting coach service to Daylesford. For more details, view the PDF timetable or visit the V/Line website.
Note: There are also more frequent trains to Ballan, however you will need to get a taxi from Ballan to Daylesford (approximate 25 min drive).
Hepburn Shire Council also provides information about connecting bus services to Melbourne and to other towns in the area. Details.
Inline with The Convent’s vision to create an environment to allow access to the arts for all, the historic building is wheelchair friendly. Our wheelchair access point is via the west-side of the building, to the left of the chapel. Upon arrival, please call the gallery on 03 5348 3211 and one of our friendly team will assist you.