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Hurstville Museum & Gallery


Hurstville Museum & Gallery is home to approximately 6,000 objects and artworks from the local area. Run by a dedicated team within Georges River Council, Hurstville Museum & Gallery offers a full schedule of high quality exhibitions throughout the year, a diverse range of public programs for all ages and a suite of education programs for school groups.


Frequently asked questions

  • When are you open, and is it free to visit?

    Yes, entry to Hurstville Museum & Gallery is free.   

    Contact details 

    Address: 14 MacMahon Street, Hurstville, NSW 2220
    Phone: 9330 6444
    Email: museumgallery@georgesriver.nsw.gov.au

    Opening times

    Tuesday - Saturday: 10.00am - 4.00pm
    Sunday: 2.00pm - 5.00pm

  • Visiting Hurstville Museum & Gallery

    Train & bus
    Hurstville Museum & Gallery is located within a short easy walk from Hurstville Railway Station and Hurstville Bus Interchange. You can plan your trip using the NSW Trip Planner website.

    Car
    Hurstville Museum & Gallery is located on MacMahon Street in Hurstville. Apart from street parking, paid parking spaces can be found at the corner of Park Road and MacMahon Street. There are also dedicated accessible parking spaces located in this area.

     

  • Accessibility and inclusion
    Hurstville Museum & Gallery is committed to providing access to our collections and exhibitions for all audiences. 

    All areas of the Museum & Gallery are physically accessible.  

    • Accessible toilets and a baby change space are located inside the Main Gallery space
    • Quiet times: Hurstville Museum & Gallery occasionally holds public programs and tours by request. Please contact Hurstville Museum & Gallery if you would like to check if there is a group booking on the day you are planning on visiting us. We recommend planning your visit on a weekday afternoon for quieter moments.
    • Audio descriptions: Hurstville Museum & Gallery has a selection of objects with audio descriptions in our permanent gallery, available for visitors via their own mobile device (QR codes). We also have a large print guide for every Main Gallery exhibition. Please have a chat with the staff member at the front desk for assistance if desired. 
    • Guide Dogs and Companion Dogs are welcome
    • Companion cards: General admission entry is free of charge. If you would like to book one of our programs, it is free to those who hold a Companion Card and are assisting as a carer. 

    Below are some resources to help everyone access Hurstville Museum & Gallery and take part in our programs. 
     
    Social stories (a guide for visitors with sensory sensitivities to prepare for their visit) and sensory map:
    Social story - General public
    Social story - School groups
    Sensory map

    Pre and post activities  

    Plan your visit:  
    Map your way
    Make your own rules
    Plan what you want to see
    My visual planner

    Post visit 
    Make a podcast
     
  • What activities are available for kids?

    We offer a range of activities and programs for children on weekends, during school term, and in the school holidays. We also have a program for infants called Baby Explorers.

    For more information please visit our Learning page. 

  • I have a school group, do you do education programs?

    Yes, we love having school groups visit Hurstville Museum & Gallery. We offer a wide range of excursion programs and online resources for use back in the classroom. For more information please visit our Learning page. 

  • Can I exhibit my own work in the gallery?

    Yes, our Dragon’s Lair Gallery is a dedicated space within the Hurstville Museum & Gallery for new and established Georges River artists and groups to display their works in a professional gallery space. There is also a dedicated exhibition space within the Clive James Library and Service Centre, Kogarah. These spaces are suitable for a wide range of mediums including sculptures, paintings, photographs and drawings. For more information about how to apply to exhibit your work, please visit the Exhibit your Work page. 

  • Can I donate something to the collection?

    The Museum & Gallery encourages donations of items in good condition from the community. For more information on how to donate an item, please visit our Collections page. 

  • Can I work or volunteer with Hurstville Museum & Gallery?

    Yes, if you are interested in volunteering at Hurstville Museum & Gallery please download our information pack and application form.

    Job vacancies are posted on Council's job opportunities page.

  • I am looking for some historical information

    Hurstville Museum & Gallery holds a collection of approximately 6,000 objects and artworks and has a permanent exhibition on display, St George Stories, which showcases the history of the local area. We can help in finding information relating to objects in our collection (which you can search on our eHive page). For research enquiries about your family history, home or anything of a local nature, we suggest you contact the Local Studies team: localstudies@georgesriver.nsw.gov.au
     

  • Connect with Hurstville Museum & Gallery

    Keep up to date on our latest exhibitions and programs by following us on social media:

    Facebook
    Instagram
    Blog
    Youtube

    Join our mailing list to hear about our upcoming exhibitions, programs and events.

 

Mission Statement

Hurstville Museum & Gallery aims to educate, engage and inspire the diverse community of Georges River through innovative exhibitions, programs and services. We aim to foster creativity, celebrate local history and identity, and support lifelong learning.



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