Abbotsford Convent

Abbotsford Convent

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Abbotsford, Victoria

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1 St Heliers Street,

Just four kilometres from Melbourne’s CBD and spread over 16 acres, the Abbotsford Convent – with its 11 historic buildings and gardens – is Australia’s largest multi-arts precinct. The former Convent of the Good Shepherd, this ex-monastic site is now owned by the Abbotsford Convent Foundation (ACF) – a not-for-profit organisation that operates the Abbotsford Convent on behalf of the public.  Today, the Convent is home to over 100 studios, two galleries, cafes, a radio station, a school, and an abundance of green open space. Each year the Convent welcomes a diverse range of art projects, rehearsals, workshops, exhibitions, markets, events and festivals. ...

Product Types

  • Galleries, Museums and Collections
  • Historical Sites and Heritage Locations
  • Parks and Gardens
  • Shopping and Markets

Facilities found here

  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Carpark
  • Family Friendly
  • Food and Refreshments
  • Non Smoking
  • Pet Friendly - Enquire
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Restaurant
  • Shop / Gift Shop

Special Needs and Access

  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

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Abbotsford Convent
Abbotsford Convent
Sacred Heart Courtyard Event
Rehearsal at Abbotsford Convent
Cam's Cafe and Bar at Abbotsford Convent
Breadmaking at the Abbotsford Convent Bakery
Visiting artist studios at the Abbotsford Convent
Art installation in the Sacred Heart Courtyard at Abbotsford Convent