Heide Museum of Modern Art

Heide Museum of Modern Art began life in 1934 as the home of John and Sunday Reed and has since evolved into one of Australia's most important cultural institutions.

Explore the gardens and exhibitions at Heide Museum of Modern Art and discover fun for the whole family.

A museum pass is valid for the whole day so you can walk in and out of the galleries, explore the sculpture park or have lunch in the café. Museum entry is free for children under 12.

The Gardens and Sculpture Park are free.

Opening Hours: 

  • Thursday    10am–5pm
  • Friday    10am–5pm
  • Saturday    10am–5pm
  • Sunday    10am–5pm
  • Monday    Closed
  • Tuesday    10am–5pm
  • Wednesday    10am–5pm

Getting There: 

By Car
Melway Reference 32 E5.
FREE parking available on-site and additional parking available in adjoining Banksia Park (enter via 5 Templestowe Road).

By Taxi
20 minutes from Flinders Street taxi rank in Melbourne’s CBD, via the Eastern freeway (Bulleen Road exit).

By Public Transport
Train (Hurstbridge line) to Heidelberg station and bus #903 (Mordialloc bound) to Heide. Disembark at the Bridge Street/Manningham Road stop. Estimated bus travel time is 5-10 minutes. Walk to Heide through Banksia Park, via pedestrian path next to the Helmet sculpture.

By Bicycle
Heide is located next to Banksia Park near the Main Yarra Trail. From Westerfolds Park in Templestowe, this 33km bike trail passes ancient gums and billabongs before ending at Southbank. With a flat grade and good quality track, this trail makes for an enjoyable experience and a truly ‘green’ way to travel to Heide.

Download the bicycle map

Bus/Coach Parking
The parking at Heide is not suitable for buses so we advise bus and coach drivers to park in the bays on Templestowe Road, immediately preceding the entrance to the museum at 7 Templestowe Road (alongside picket fence).

Image Credit: Heide Museum of Modern Art