Plan Your Visit

Welcome to the Shepparton Art Museum. We look forward to your visit!

Opening Hours

The Museum

We are open 7 days a week, from 10am - 4pm including Public Holidays.

with the exception of Christmas Day, New Years Day and Good Friday when we will be closed. 

The Café

Wednesday - Friday: 10am - 3pm

Saturday and Sunday: 8am - 3pm

Due to staff shortages, closed Mondays and Tuesdays until further notice.

If you are planning to attend the café, we recommend calling in advance to check on their hours:  0481 063 736 or email


Entry to the Shepparton Art Museum is FREE for all exhibitions. 

In line with government restrictions lifting in late November 2o21, you no longer need to pre-book to visit SAM.

Getting Here

Shepparton Art Museum is located approximately two hours north-east of Melbourne.

Our address is:

530 Wyndham St, Shepparton, Victoria 3630

By car

From Melbourne,

Take the Tullamarine Freeway and Western Ring Road out to Melbourne. Turn onto the Hume Freeway, followed by the Goulburn Valley Highway through Seymour and bypass Nagambie into Shepparton.

Time: 188 km - 2 hours

From Sydney,

Take the South Western Freeway 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

By Public Transport,

V/line trains and buses run numerous times a day from Southern Cross Train Station in Melbourne to Shepparton. For travel information and up-to-date timetable, visit the V/line website or phone 1800 800 007.

Balfours Airport Director is a small regional business which offers a dedicated airport shuttle service between Shepparton and Melbourne's Tullamarine Airport, twice a day, seven days a week. For more information on timetables and fares to purchase your ticket, visit the Airport Direct website

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



Our schedule of tours and talks will resume in January 2022. 

Refer to announcements on socials and our website for upcoming information.

For more information about tours, please contact our Public Programs Coordinator, Lisa Linton, at

Food and Drink

The SAM Café is located in the first floor of the building and can also be accessed via the garden hill on the Northern end of the building.

Food and drink is strictly prohibited inside the galleries.

COVIDSafety at SAM

We kindly request, all visitors:

Check in using the SAM precinct QR code.

If you do not have a smartphone, please seek out our Front of House staff who can assist with signing you in manually.

Show documentation of COVID-19 double vaccination or valid exemption, otherwise admission into the museum will not be granted.

Children under 12 years are not required to provide proof of vaccination. 

For the safety of all visitors, we kindly request that all guests continue to wear a mask indoors.

Help us maintain social distancing while at the museum.

Sanitise regularly using the stations provided.

Thank you for following the COVIDSafe guidelines and doing your part to keep our community and staff safe.