Wednesday – Sunday, 11am – 5pm 

For group bookings, visits by appointment and free exhibition introductions, please email or call us on 03 9035 9339


Train: Flinders Street Station is the closest station to Buxton Contemporary.
Tram: Take any tram along St Kilda road to Stop 17 (Grant Street/Police Memorial).
Car: Limited parking is available on street and around the Arts Precinct.
Bike: Plenty of bike parking available.


Get in touch with us by emailing or calling on 03 9035 9339.


Buxton Contemporary is located on the corner of Southbank Boulevard & Dodds Street at the University of Melbourne’s Southbank Campus, in the Melbourne Arts Precinct.


Buxton Contemporary is fully wheelchair accessible.

Download the Ground Level Access Map and Level One Access Map for detailed information about access throughout the building.

Social scripts, large format wall labels and sensory maps are available to download on current exhibition pages.

Access is an open conversation. We welcome all feedback about our available resources at or on 03 9035 9339.

Visiting with children

Children and families are welcome at Buxton Contemporary.

Please check the website or reach out to the Gallery Supervisor if you have any questions on the suitability of current exhibitions or programs.

Buxton Contemporary is fully pram accessible.

Baby change is located in our all gender and accessible toilets.

Prams may be able to be parked in the gallery foyer depending on capacity. You will be asked to cloak all backpacks, food, and drinks however you may enter and exit as often as required.

As with all visitors of any age, please respect the artwork and do not touch.

Venue Hire

Buxton Contemporary offers spaces for hire as well as private exhibition viewings. View our spaces for hire or contact to learn more.


For school bookings and information, head over to our Learning page. Please email or call 03 8344 1420 if you have any questions about school visits.