Take time out during your visit to MOTAT and refuel at our café. Delicious coffee, meals, and child-friendly snacks are on offer daily.

Please note, the MOTAT Café is undergoing refurbishment from Monday 9 November to mid December 2020.

The main indoor area and covered courtyard will be closed, however the café will continue to operate, serving coffee and a full menu from the Ice Cream Parlour room. During your visit, follow the signs to the correct entrances. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


Located lakeside in the picturesque Cropper House at MOTAT1 (Great North Road) the MOTAT café is an indoor/outdoor venue managed by Montana Food and Events.

If it's coffee you are after, the café has you covered. They offer a variety of hot and cold drinks as well as ice creams and ice blocks - the perfect treat! Food can be ordered from the cabinet or the menu and includes options such as sandwiches, hot chips, muffins and salads. 

The café is accessible to all visitors to the museum upon admission.

Opening hours: 10am - 3:15pm, Monday to Sunday.

Gluten and dairy free options are available. A la Carte menu available until 2.30pm.