Your Visit

All the information you need for your visit to the Shepparton Art Museum.

Opening Hours and Contact Details

70 Welsford Street
Shepparton VIC
T (03) 5832 9861 F (03) 5831 8480 

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SAM is open 7 days, 10am - 4pm 
Public holidays 1pm - 4pm

Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day and New Year's Day

Entry into SAM is absolutely FREE!

Free all day parking at rear of building.

Where to find us...

70 Welsford Street
Shepparton VIC

Shepparton is located north east of Melbourne. Estimated travel time is approximately 2 hours by car or train.

By Car:

Quickest route from Capital Cities:

Melbourne Route:
Travel the Tullamarine Fwy and Western Ring Road out of Melbourne, turn on to the Hume Fwy followed by the Goulburn Valley Highway through Seymour and bypass Nagambie on into Shepparton.

Time: 188km - 2 hours

Sydney Route:
Travel the South Western Fwy out of Sydney down to the Hume Hwy. Travel the Hume Hwy through Wodonga into Benalla. Turn onto the Midland Hwy and follow to Shepparton.

Time: 735km - 9 hours

Public Transport:

Airport Direct is a small regional business centrally located in Victoria. Servicing the North Eastern / Alpine region, Southern NSW and Riverina area, Murray and Goulburn Valleys, and North Central districts, with a timetable which conveniently connects with V-Line coaches and trains in Wangaratta, Benalla and Shepparton, they can provide you with trouble free travel to and from Melbourne Airport. For more information on timetables and fares or to purchase your ticket, please click here.

V-Line trains and buses run numerous times a day from the Southern Cross Train Station in Melbourne to Shepparton. For travel information and an up to date timetable, please click here or phone 136 196.

Buses and Taxis:

Buses and taxis operate a regular service througout Greater Shepparton. Local bus timetables are available from the Greater Shepparton Visitor Information Centre on 1800 808 839, while taxis can be booked by calling (03) 5822 2214.

For more information on what else there is to do while visiting, check out

The Galleries

The Shepparton Art Museum is located across two floors of exhibition space. On the ground floor are the temporary exhibitions, and upstairs houses 6 permanent collection galleries.

To view temporary exhibitions now showing, click HERE.

To view more information about SAM's permanent collection, click HERE.

Eastbank Cafe

The Eastbank Cafe is the perfect place to stop for a bite to eat. It is open 9am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 2pm on Saturday and Sunday, and 1 to 3pm on Public Holidays. The café serves a wide variety of sandwiches and focaccias, gourmet meals made to order, cakes and slices, and the best coffee in Shepparton. Book your private function at the Eastbank Centre and let Eastbank Food take the hard work out of catering.

Contact the Eastbank Cafe on (03) 5832 9529.

Disabled Access

There is full disabled access to the Shepparton Art Museum including lift access and disabled toilets on the ground floor and first floor.