Buxton Contemporary is open between 11am-5pm, Wednesday-Sunday. Closed Monday and Tuesday.

We’ve introduced a number of COVID-19 precautions so you can enjoy your visit safely. You will be asked to show proof of vaccination and follow social distancing guidelines during your visit.

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.

Please note: The gallery will be open on Thursday 22 and Friday 23 September.



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.

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


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


The closest train station to Buxton Contemporary is Flinders Street Railway Station. From here, walk away from the city over Princes Bridge and along St Kilda Road. Once you’ve passed the Arts Centre and the National Gallery of Victoria, cross Southbank Boulevard and turn right – downhill towards the Melbourne Recital Centre. On the next corner of Dodds Street you’ll find Buxton Contemporary!

Follow this route from Flinders Street Station to Buxton Contemporary on Google Maps.


Catch any tram that travels along St Kilda Road (Routes 3, 5, 16, 64, 67 & 72) and jump off at Stop 16 (Southbank Boulevard). Walk downhill along Southbank Boulevard and you’ll find Buxton Contemporary on the next corner at Dodds Street.


Why not ride to Buxton Contemporary? Bicycle parking is available in front of the museum’s entrance.


You can park in metered street parking on Grant and Sturt Streets. You’ll also find commercial car parks within the Arts Centre and also the Australian Ballet Centre car park.

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