Visitors at MAG&M

Located in the heart of Manly Cove, the Manly Art Gallery & Museum (MAG&M) presents innovative and creative cultural programs alongside its extensive collections of Australian visual art and beach ephemera.

Established in 1930, MAG&M is the oldest metropolitan regional gallery in NSW and the centre for the visual arts on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. You can find us on West Esplanade Reserve, Manly - a picturesque 4 minute walk from Manly Wharf. 

Opening hours and admission

Admission is free.

  • Open Tue – Sun, 10am – 5pm
  • Closed Public Holidays

Group visits

Curator-led tours

Join a private tour led by our expert Gallery curators to learn about the context and themes of MAG&M's collection and exhibitions.

Price: $100 per curator-led tour. 

Book: Email or phone 8495 5036

Volunteer-led tours

Join one of our friendly volunteers for a 15-minute tour of MAG&M.

Thursdays 11am

Price: Free

No bookings required. Not suitable for large groups.

School excursions

Connect with art, history and ideas through MAG&M’s learning tour program for primary and secondary students. Led by experienced Gallery educators, these tours provide students the opportunity to engage face to face with our collection and temporary exhibitions. Our education resources connect with curriculum outcomes.

Price: $100 per learning tour or free for self-guided.

Book: Email or phone 8495 5036

Self-guided visit

You are welcome to self-guide your group visit free of charge through MAG&M.

Book: Email or phone 8495 5036.

MAG&M Design Shop

The MAG&M Design Shop exclusively features local artists and makers, stocking unique gifts, cards, homewares, jewellery, books and one-off artist pieces. All proceeds support the MAG&M collection and programming.

Access information

  • There is one dedicated accessible parking space, located along the service road, accessed via West Esplanade, Manly. 
  • Our entrance and ground level exhibitions are wheelchair accessible, however our ceramics collection is located on our annex which can be reached via a set of eight stairs. 
  • We have a wheelchair accessible toilet, and a wheelchair for use within MAG&M. 
  • Assistance animals are welcome. 


Email or call (02) 8495 5036


1a West Esplanade

Manly NSW 2095