Hours and Admission

A Guest Services Representative attends to two guests at a welcome desk

Please check our Know Before You Go page to stay up-to-date on changes at WAM that may affect your visit.

Masks are optional at the Worcester Art Museum.
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The Galleries Wednesday – Sunday, 10am–4 pm

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

The Museum is open 10 am–4 pm with free admission on the following Monday holidays:
Indigenous Peoples’ Day (October 9, 2023)
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January 15, 2024)
Presidents Day (February 19, 2024)
Patriots Day (April 15, 2024)
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.
Renaissance Court Café Open during regular Museum hours. Learn more.
Museum Library Thursday – Saturday, 12-4 pm

The library will be closed Thursday, September 21, and Thursday, September 28.


Members FREE
Students, faculty & staff of Institutional Members FREE with valid ID
Ages 17 & under FREE
Adults $18
Seniors (65+) $14
College students $14 with valid ID

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.

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

To enter the Museum, please use the Lancaster Street entrance or the Salisbury Street entrance. Both entrances are fully accessible.

Learn about the Lancaster Plaza project

Special Admission

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

Please note: due to Flora in Winter, “Free First Sunday” will not take place on March 5, 2023.
EBT, WIC & ConnectorCare cardholders FREE
Military/Veterans FREE with valid ID, including 1 guest.

We also participate in the Blue Star Museums program (Memorial Day to Labor Day, FREE admission including up to 5 guests).

View the full list of available discounts

Institutional Members

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

  • Anna Maria College
  • Assumption University
  • Bancroft School
  • Clark University
  • College of the Holy Cross
  • Fay School
  • Grafton Job Corps Center
  • New England Innovation Academy
  • 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 Institutional Membership program

Free First Sundays are sponsored by Sandy Hubbard and Thomas J. Logan and Saint-Gobain.

We are proud to participate in the Card to Culture program, a collaboration between Mass Cultural Council and the Department of Transitional Assistance, the Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Nutrition Program, and the Massachusetts Health Connector, by broadening accessibility to cultural programming. See the full list of participating organizations offering EBT, WIC, and ConnectorCare discounts.