Hours and Admission

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The Egyptian Gallery is currently under construction in preparation for our upcoming exhibition, Jewels of the Nile. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Masks are optional at the Worcester Art Museum.
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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 17, 2022),
Presidents' Day (February 21, 2022)
Patriots' Day (April 18, 2022),
Indigenous Peoples' Day (October 10, 2022)
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

Learn more and make an appointment.

The Library will be closed Saturday, May 21, 2022. We apologize for any inconvenience.


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

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

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.

To enter the Museum, please use the Lancaster Street entrance or the Salisbury Street entrance. Both entrances are fully accessible. The Stoddard Garden Courtyard (Café) entrance and the Tuckerman Street parking lot are currently closed.

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.

Please note: due to Flora in Winter, “Free First Sunday” will not take place on March 6, 2022.

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

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).

Institutional Partners

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
  • 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