Plan your visit

In response to the Victorian Government's announcement of the circuit breaker lockdown on Thursday 5 August, Heide Museum of Modern Art and Heide Cafe will be closed to the public from Friday 6 August until further advice is provided by the Government.

We are committed to safeguarding the health of all visitors, volunteers and staff and are taking the precaution of closing the museum to protect our community and support wider efforts to contain COVID-19.

Learn more here





Tuesday to Sunday and public holidays, 10am-5pm

Heide Cafe
Tuesday to Sunday and public holidays, 9am to 4pm

Adult $20
Concession $15 (See list)
Senior's Day (Tuesdays) $15
Children under 16 FREE
Members FREE
Manningham residents FREE (proof of address required)
Gardens & Sculpture Park FREE

Gallery Map
Gardens & Sculpture Park Map

Getting to Heide

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).

Dowlnoad the bus/coach parking map.


Heide Museum of Modern Art welcomes visitors with disabilities and our staff will do everything possible to provide all visitors with a positive experience. Please contact the museum on (03) 9850 1500 if you have questions or to discuss your access requirements. Access to the museum and surrounding gardens can be challenging as Heide consists of a group of buildings on a sloping site, including two heritage-listed buildings which were originally private residences.

Click here for more detailed information on access to the Heide Cottage, Heide Modern and the main Heide Galleries, Heide Café and Sidney Myer Education Centre.

We hope that this information is useful in helping you to plan your visit. If there are questions we have not answered, or if you have any feedback, please do not hesitate to contact us on (03) 9850 1500 or at


Discover more about the art on display and the history of Heide in one of our guided tours, daily at 2pm. Click here to view upcoming tours and programs or ask at the information desk. Free with admission.
Group bookings are welcome. For information on tours, costs and availability please contact our public programs manager on (03) 9850 1500 or email


Heide Cafe is located in the sculpture plaza opposite the main entrance of the museum, serving coffee, breakfast, a delicious lunch-time menu and afternoon teas.
A water fountain is located outside the Sidney Myer Education Centre.
Food and drink is not permitted inside the galleries.


Access Heide's Wi-Fi by connecting to Heide Free WiFi on your device.


Cloaking will not be available when Heide re-opens on 28 November.


Visitors are welcome to draw inside the exhibition spaces using graphite pencils. Pencils are available from the main reception at the Heide Galleries, the main entrance to the museum.


Video filming, flash and tripod photography (including "selfie sticks") are not permitted inside the galleries. If you wish to seek copyright approval to photograph a work of art for publication please contact the Marketing & Communications department on (03) 9850 1500.

A permit is required for commercial filming and photography in the grounds and a fee is applicable. Please click here for more information.