Visitor Information

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About Museum of Art and Culture Lake Macquarie, yapang

The Museum of Art and Culture Lake Macquarie, yapang (MAC) is uniquely positioned within 5 hectares of leafy grounds on the shore of Lake Macquarie, Australia's largest salt-water lake. The award-winning art museum has a cafe, retail shop, sculpture park and mosaic pathways. MAC is an ideal destination for visitors. Guided tours are available for small and large groups. Admission to MAC is free. 

MAC Opening Times

  • Open Tuesday to Sunday 9am - 3pm
  • Closed public holidays
  • Phone - 02 4921 0382

Sculpture Cafe Opening Times

  • Open Tuesday to Sunday 9am - 2pm

Facilities:

  • Cafe
  • Easy ramp access to the museum for wheelchairs and prams
  • Baby changing facilities and disability access to toilets
  • Stunning grounds perfect for picnics
  • Sculpture Park
  • Dogs are welcome in the designated dog exercise area
  • Venue hire 
  • Retail shop
  • Bicycle racks
  • Plenty of parking for cars and coaches
  • Free wi-fi

Important COVID Safe visitor information

We’re thrilled to welcome you back, but it's important to note that your experience at MAC will be a little different than usual. We are adhering to the latest guidelines from NSW Health.

For more information please contact our team via email mac@lakemac.nsw.gov.au or phone 02 4921 0382.


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Group tours

MAC is an ideal destination for visitors and guided tours are available for small and large groups on request. There are bike racks and plenty of parking for cars and coaches. To book a tour please fill out the booking form at the link below or contact MAC for further information.

Group tours online booking form


Getting here

We are located at the end of First Street, Booragul, on the edge of Lake Macquarie. MAC can be reached easily from the lake foreshore cycleway, the water, or by public transport. Ample car parking is adjacent to Hunter Rowing Club.

Taxi Services Co-op: 133 300
Toronto Hire Cars: (02) 4950 4111
Newcastle Bus Service: 131 500
CityRail Trains: 131 500


Contact MAC

Visitor Services: (02) 4921 0382
Cafe: 0434 227 909
Email: mac@lakemac.nsw.gov.au
Address: First Street Booragul, NSW 2284
Mail: Box 1906 HRMC, NSW 2310