The Arts of the Ancient Americas Gallery is closed until late October for improvements. The Chinese Gallery is closed for maintenance until late September. Thank you for your patience as we work on upgrading our galleries.

Hours and Admission

A guest services representative attends to a Museum visitor

To enter the Museum, please use the temporary entrance on Lancaster Street, the Salisbury Street entrance (fully accessible), or the Tuckerman Street entrance (also accessible). The main Lancaster Street entrance is closed due to construction.

Learn about the Lancaster Plaza project

Save time when you arrive.
Purchase your admission tickets in advance.

Masks are now required for all visitors, age 5 and over, to the Worcester Art Museum, regardless of vaccination status. This policy, in response to rising COVID 19 cases in Worcester County, is effective August 5, 2021.

Hours

The Galleries Wednesday – Sunday, 10am–4pm

See below for Monday holiday hours.

Galleries closed: Mondays*, Tuesdays and the following holidays: New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Independence Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas

* Special Monday holiday hours

10am–4pm on the following Monday holidays:
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January 18, 2021),
Presidents' Day (February 15, 2021)
Columbus Day (October 11, 2021)
Museum Shop Open during regular Museum hours. Extended hours during the Holiday Season – more details.

Curbside pick-up or postal delivery is available on most purchases — more details.
Museum Café The Café is closed until further notice.
Museum Library Wednesday – Friday, by appointment only
Saturday, 12–4pm (from 9/25/21)
Learn more and make an appointment.

Admission

Members FREE
Students, faculty & staff of Institutional Partners
(see member list below)
FREE
Adults $18
Seniors (65+)
Students with current ID
$14
Ages 17 & under FREE

Save time when you arrive.
Purchase your admission tickets in advance.

Masks are now required for all visitors, age 5 and over, to the Worcester Art Museum, regardless of vaccination status. This policy, in response to rising COVID 19 cases in Worcester County, is effective August 5, 2021.

Special Admission

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

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

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
  • Clark University
  • College of the Holy Cross
  • Fay School
  • MCPHS University
  • Quinsigamond Community College
  • 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