Arrange a tour with one of our friendly volunteer guides to learn about our sculpture collection, or gain insight into our current exhibitions.

McClelland offers a unique experience for a half or full day that can include a tour, refreshments in our cafe and a visit to our shop.

 

Tour Options

We offer FREE guided tours on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 11.00am or 2.00pm - bookings essential.

Alternately, you can book a tour for a group of 5 or more on Tuesday and Friday at 11.00am or 2.00pm for a fee of $5.00 per person - bookings essential (minimum 5 people or $25.00 minimum).

If you have more than 15 people in your group we will arrange several guides to ensure a personalised experience.

 

Educational Tours

If you are looking to bring a school group, then please see our Education program page for tours specifically designed for you.

 

Add a Café Experience to your Tour

You can add morning or afternoon tea, or a lunch option in our popular café to your tour to make for a half-day experience at McClelland.

  • Morning or afternoon tea (homemade scones or muffin and choice of coffee or tea): $7.00 per person plus $5 tour fee = $12 per person total.
  • Lunch: we can cater to suit your budget ranging from sandwiches to choosing from our a la carte menu. Prices vary depending on your selection, and our café manager will liaise to suit your budget.

 

Booking Your Tour

It is important that you book in advance as only a limited number of tours are offered on a given day.  Please note your preferred day and time may not always be available due to prior bookings and guide availability, so we suggest having an alternative date in mind.

STEP 1: TOUR REQUEST

  • Select your preferred time and date.
  • Email our tour coordinator, Shireen at slongley@mcclellandgallery.com with details of:
    • Tour option
    • Preferred time and date (plus an alternate date)
    • Name of your group and contact details
    • Number of people in your group
    • Any special requirements, such as reserving our buggy for those with mobility needs
    • If you wish to book morning or afternoon tea, or a lunch in the café.

STEP 2: BOOKING

  • We will then contact you to confirm details and whether a tour and guide is available at your preferred day and time.
  • We will then arrange payment options with you.
  • If you are booking for lunch, our café manager will liaise with you on menu details.

STEP 3: PAYMENT

  • Payment option as arranged is required in advance to confirm your booking.
  • Please bring a receipt of your payment with you to the Gallery.
  • In the event of a cancellation or reduction of numbers in your party 48 hours or less before your booking, you will incur a 50% deduction on your payment. The balance will be refunded to you.

 

Accessibility Requirements

A golf cart that seats up to 5 people can be arranged when booking. Priority is given to visitors who require mobility assistance. Please advise if you have any requirements in your group when making your reservation.

Weather and Safety

Outdoor tours will not be conducted on days with extreme weather, such as heatwave conditions or extreme fire risk- organisers will be notified in advance.

Refunds will be provided in the case of a cancellation due to weather or other conditions that pose an Occupational Health and Safety risk.

McClelland's Guides

Our experienced volunteer McClelland Guides are Mary Daly, Sue Donnelly, Gus van der Heyde, Helen Gorissen and Robin Rehn, as well as others who have been sharing insights into our collection for over a decade!