Manly Art Gallery and Museum has the goal of showcasing Australian surf and beach culture, and also the history of the local Manly area. Located near North Head, the opening to Sydney Harbour, the surrounding area is filled with history about the areas early colonisation and its preceding indigenous locations. On this North Harbour head of Manly is also a large section of natural bushland facing Sydney Harbour's entrance. Opposite this is a stretch of impressive surf beaches.
Manly is an icon of Australia its gallery is a perfect way to learning about and enjoy the local community and way of life. You can reach Manly by bus from the city, although to really experience the beach culture, the iconic ferry ride to Manly from Circular Quay is the best choice for an enjoyable daytrip. Address: Reserve St, corner of Commonwealth Parade and West Esplanade, Seaforth, NSW, 2092.