Hours, Admission & Directions

Gallery Hours

Monday to Friday: 11:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am to 4:00pm

Lazy Tulip Cafe

Monday to Saturday: 9:00am to 3:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am to 3:00pm

Gallery Admission

Admission to the MacLaren Art Centre is by pay-what-you-can donation. 



Click here to view public parking areas within walking distance of the MacLaren Art Centre.

Click here to view downtown bicycle lock post locations within walking distance of the MacLaren Art Centre.


The MacLaren Art Centre is located 90 km north of Toronto in downtown Barrie. From Highway 400 north, take the Dunlop Street E exit. Travel on Dunlop Street through downtown until you get to Mulcaster Street. Turn left on Mulcaster. The MacLaren is located on the southeast corner of Mulcaster and Collier Street.

For transportation options from the GTA contact: Ontario Northland or Go Transit or Greyhound Bus.

MacLaren Art Centre