In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Worcester Art Museum will be closed to the public until early October 2020.
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Hours and Admission

A smiling staff member at a guest services desk attends to a Museum visitor

The Lancaster entrance is closed due to construction. To enter the Museum, please use the temporary entrance on Lancaster Street, the Salisbury Street entrance, or the Tuckerman Street entrance. See a map of all entrances here.


The Galleries Wednesday – Sunday: 10am-4pm
Third Thursday of every month: 10am-8pm

Galleries closed: Mondays, Tuesdays and the following holidays: New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Independence Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas
The Museum Shop Open during Gallery Hours.
Extended hours during the Holiday Season – more details.
The Museum Café Wednesday – Saturday: 11am-3pm
The Museum Library Wednesday – Friday: 12-4pm, or by appointment.
Saturday: 10am-4pm

Library closed: Saturdays, Memorial Day – Labor Day.


Members FREE
Students, faculty & staff of Institutional Partners
(see member list below)
Adults $18
Seniors (65+)
Students with current ID
Ages 4 – 17 $8
Ages 3 & under FREE

Special Admission

Free First Sundays FREE admission to all visitors on the first Sunday of each month: 10am-4pm.

Saint-Gobain logoFree First Sundays are sponsored by Sandy Hubbard and Thomas J. Logan and Saint-Gobain
College students
(non Institutional Partners – see below)
$14 with valid student ID.
EBT, WIC & ConnectorCare cardholders FREE
Veterans FREE

Blue Star Museums logo
FREE with valid ID, including 1 guest.

We also participate in the Blue Star Museums program (Memorial Day to Labor Day).
PLEASE NOTE: Hours and admission fees may vary during special events such as Flora in Winter. Discounts, library cards and Museum passes are not valid for special events.

Institutional Partners

Students, faculty and staff at the following institutions enjoy FREE admission when they present a valid institutional ID:

  • Anna Maria College
  • Assumption College
  • Bancroft School
  • Becker College
  • Clark University
  • College of the Holy Cross
  • Eagle Hill School
  • Fay School
  • MCPHS University
  • Saint John's High School
  • The T.E.C. Schools
  • Worcester Academy
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Worcester State University

Read more about our University/Institutional Membership program