Experience Yaamanga around here, Yarrila Arts and Museum’s captivating permanent exhibition. Be inspired by a diverse range of exhibitions that bring art, culture, and history to life in YAM’s exhibition spaces.
Plan your visit today for an immersive cultural experience.
Tuesday to Friday 10am – 4pm
Saturday and Sunday 10am – 2pm
Closed on Mondays and all NSW Public Holidays
Entry to YAM is free. This includes most exhibitions. Some exhibitions and special events may have an entry fee. Please check individual exhibition details.
27 Gordon Street, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450
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TRAVELLING BY CAR
Coffs Harbour is located halfway between Sydney and Brisbane, situated on the major east coast M1 highway.
Yarrila Arts and Museum is located just 400 meters from the M1 highway, positioned between Gordon Street and Riding Lane.
TRAVELLING BY TRAIN
The Coffs Harbour Railway Station is located 2.5km from YAM.
The station has services connecting Coffs Harbour to several major cities, including Sydney, Brisbane, Newcastle, Grafton, Port Macquarie, Taree, and Newcastle. For detailed information, visit Transport NSW.
TRAVELLING BY BUS
The Coffs Harbour CBD is serviced by several bus routes, including 360, 360m, 361, 366, 367, and 368.
For detailed information on bus services, visit busways.com.au
Coffs Harbour Airport is located 4km from YAM.
Offering direct flights to and from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, the airport is serviced by a variety of airlines.
For detailed information on flights visit: Coffs Harbour Airport
A 7-level parking station is located behind YAM and can be accessed from Castle Street or Vernon Street. All-day car parking is available on levels 4 and above.
Coffs Harbour CBD also offers ample street parking options.
A designated bus drop-off point is located on Gordon Street directly in front of Yarrila Place.
Bus parking is available at the Coffs Harbour Showground.
YAM is dedicated to ensuring that all visitors have an enjoyable experience. The ground-floor design
promotes inclusion and access for all visitors. If you need any assistance during your visit, please ask
our friendly front of house staff.
Lifts are conveniently located for accessing YAM, Harry Bailey Memorial Library and the services at Yarrila Place.
Things To Do
YAM has five contemporary exhibition spaces; among them is Yaamanga Around here – a permanent exhibition that explores the history and identity of the Coffs Coast.
The other spaces showcase a dynamic range of exhibitions, featuring art, social history and natural history that change regularly. YAM’s digital space has cutting-edge projectors allowing for high-quality, detailed presentations.
Yarrila Arts and Museum (YAM) offers a range of programs designed to ignite your imagination by providing unique opportunities to engage with art, artists and ideas.
Be inspired by an artist talk, participate in guided workshops, join a group tour, or explore your creativity in our Digital and Make Space studios.
SCHOOL and GROUP VISITS
We welcome school groups, community groups, individuals and bus tours to participate in our tours, which are specially designed to enhance your visit to Yarrila Arts and Museum.
Book a tour today and deepen your appreciation of the contemporary culture and history of Coffs Harbour.
Showcasing the very best of local artists, the YAM Shop has a selection of original artworks, gifts, books and boutique accessories created by local artists and designers.
The shop also celebrates the contemporary culture and history of the Coffs Harbour region as inspired by our exhibitions, collection and local stories.
Take a journey through the colourful and diverse world of public art in Coffs Harbour.
After your visit to Yarrila Arts and Museum, venture out to explore the myriad of sculptures, murals, and installations that adorn the city, the coast, and the hinterland.
Visit the most valuable and unique object in the YAM collection, the South Solitary Island Lighthouse Optic (SSILO), now located on the Jetty Foreshore, once again in sight of the ocean where it belongs.
Yarrila Place boasts a vast array of versatile and innovative spaces, specifically designed for public use.
Whether you’re planning a corporate meeting, a vibrant event, or a memorable special occasion, Yarrila Arts and Museum (YAM) along with the Harry Bailey Memorial Library offers a diverse range of options to suit your needs.
More information to come.
Yarrila Place is home to the expanded and exciting Harry Bailey Memorial Library (HBML). Spread across 3 floors, HBML is equipped with the latest resources and technology, providing an ideal space for learning, reading and research.
It’s the perfect spot for those who seek a quiet place to study, or want to immerse themselves in a good book.
Take a break from exploring YAM and head to the 2D Coffee House. Located on the ground floor, enjoy a bite to eat or a refreshing drink under the shade of the magnificent, 150 year old, Hills Weeping Fig tree.