"McClelland Sculpture Park" Melbourne Off The Beaten Path Tip by craic

Melbourne Off The Beaten Path: 233 reviews and 286 photos

This beautiful place is in Greater Melbourne but it is a long way from the centre. It's at Lang Warrin, 4 k from Frankston.
It is sometimes called the Elizabeth Murdoch (Rupert's mum) Sculpture Park because she was a major patron. Her big house (the garden is sometimes opened for charity) is just around the corner.
DON'T GO ON A MONDAY! We went there for lunch on a Monday and the inside gallery and coffee bar are closed. Mind you can still wander the grounds and see the beautiful stuff dotted around here and there.
If we had known the cafe was closed on a Monday we would have bought a picnic because there were very few people there, more or less just us, and there are many shady trees and delightful places to settle down and enjoy the peace.
It would be possible to get there by public transport, train and then bus, but it would be an epic of human endurance, so best to go when you have the use of a car.
A really lovely place.
Entrance to the inside gallery is by donation.

Website: http://www.mcclellandgallery.com/index.php?prfPageId=sculpture-park

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  • Updated Oct 11, 2010
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