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Convent Gallery

Daylesford Victoria Australia 3460 7 Daly St, Daylesford, Victoria 3460, Australia
+61 3 5348 3211
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Fabulous views from gallery

The convent is in a lovely setting, steep gardens surround the building and the view of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RhiannonLeMar
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Ballarat, Australia
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Beautiful place with history, art and great cafe!

We went to the Convent expecting to read about the history and got way more than that. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Liz S
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A feast for the senses, the gallery is more than a three level haven of fine art in an historic 19th century mansion. With its decadent retail areas, Mediterranean restaurant, relaxing Altar bar and lounge, restored chapel, nuns museum, penthouse apartment...
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“gift shop” (33 reviews)
“bell tower” (22 reviews)
“old building” (14 reviews)
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Daylesford Victoria Australia 3460 7 Daly St, Daylesford, Victoria 3460, Australia
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+61 3 5348 3211
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The convent is in a lovely setting, steep gardens surround the building and the view of the surrounding region is truly lovely. Cafe is ok although service very slow. Our request for extra hot coffee was not received. The gallery works are pretty tired and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Convent expecting to read about the history and got way more than that. The buildings and gardens are stunning and peaceful, the view from the bell tower amazing. The art work in the gallery is a beautiful collection from local artists....More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The convent is a magnificent property and offers stunning views accross Daylesford if you go to the bell tower. It is predominantly an art gallery but you also have access to some historic aspects of the building and its use. It has been thoughtfully and...More

1  Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Convent Gallery is definitely worth a visit while in Daylesford. Every part of the convent is used to display beautiful art, interspersed with the history of the Convent. The building is surrounded by lovely gardens and there is a great view over Daylesford from...More

Thank Margot N
conventgallery, Owner at Convent Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Margot, thank you for your lovely comments, we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Convent Gallery. We look forward to seeing you again sometime soon. Kind regards Tina Banitska Owner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am inbetween the colours and winter snows so good to do the scenic drive as good views....there were people there picnicking ,cafe not open

Thank 77smiley
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Wow, what an interesting place. Thanks to all of the wonderful people who have put together the stories and displays at the Convent Gallery. I really enjoyed reading the history of the place and staring out the windows, imagining what life would have been like...More

Thank Georginavon
conventgallery, Owner at Convent Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Georgina, We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your recent visit to the Convent. The Convent has such a rich & interesting history and we love to share this with our visitors. We also take great pride in exhibiting works of local artists,...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017

This is a great place to begin or conclude your exploration of Daylesford. Gift shop, cafe, studios, wedding chapel, nun's cell - all surrounded by a lovely garden with commanding views of the town. Well worth a visit.

Thank Stephen C
conventgallery, Owner at Convent Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for visiting the Convent, Stephen. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to seeing you again sometime in the future. Kind regards Tina Banitska Owner

Reviewed 3 June 2017

We visited this gallery with a tour group. The advantage of this was that we were given a talk by the owner Tina. She told us about the history of the building from being the home of the gold commissioner, to becoming a girls convent...More

1  Thank DavidNAustralia
conventgallery, Owner at Convent Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello David, It was a great pleasure to host your tour group recently and share some of the fascinating history of the Convent with you. I was also happy to hear you enjoyed viewing the extensive range of artworks we have in our gallery. Do...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Visited looking for inspirational art, ended up purchasing 2 fabulous photo prints by Robert Marnika from his Quadrumiki Soul of the Fisherman series. Tina from the gallery arranged for the artist who was in town to meet with us a show us his unframed prints....More

2  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

A lovely building and scenic grounds. Glad to have some history preserved in this building, but it is mostly a gallery showcasing and selling art.

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June M
25 January 2016|
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Response from conventgallery |
hi June yes there is disabled parking entry straight up Daly st. where our function centre is. we also have a lift to access the the first floor. please gicv us a call if you are visiting and we will direct you to the... More
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