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Hurstville Museum & Gallery

About the Gallery

Hurstville Museum & Gallery opened in 2004 and is maintained by Georges River Council. Located on MacMahon Street, in the centre of the Hurstville CBD, Hurstville Museum & Gallery is a multiple MAGNA award-winning regional museum and gallery. A popular destination for thousands of local and interstate visitors each year, Hurstville Museum & Gallery is a vibrant hub of community activity, with regular talks, programs, special events, and dynamic exhibitions. The Museum & Gallery also offers a range of syllabus-linked educational programs for primary and secondary students.

Collection Strengths

Hurstville Museum & Gallery is dedicated to preserving the unique history of the St George region, as well as working with local the community to develop exciting art and history exhibitions and public programs. HMG holds a wide collection of over 6,000 objects and artworks that help tell the stories of individuals, groups and communities in the St George area from its earliest peoples to the present day.

Programming Strengths

Hurstville Museum & Gallery offers a range of interactive art classes for kids and adults, along with school holiday programs and exhibition specific public programs. Hurstville Museum & Gallery also provides educational programs for school excursions that use collection objects and artworks as a springboard for learning. Hurstville Museum & Gallery has several Museum on the Move Kits that schools can hire which include a variety of historical sources and lesson ideas for various curriculum topics. Reminiscence therapy sessions and outreach kits are also available for aged care facilities.

Exhibition Spaces

Hurstville Museum & Gallery has several exhibition spaces dedicated to displaying the history of the St George area. The MAGNA award-winning permanent exhibition ‘St George Stories: people – places – community’ explores the domestic and working lives of the St George community and explores ways in which the region has changed over the last 150 years. The main gallery presents four major exhibitions a year which include historical narratives, art exhibitions and touring exhibitions. There is also a dedicated community exhibition space for local artists to exhibit their work, whether it be paintings, sculptures, photographs or other creative medium.

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14 MacMahon Street
Hurstville NSW 2220


02 9330 6444



  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Carpark
  • Baby changing facilities