Hours and Admission

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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.
Click here for more information.


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

The Museum is open 10am–4pm with free admission on the following Monday holidays:
Indigenous Peoples’ Day (October 10, 2022)
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January 16, 2023)
Presidents Day (February 20, 2023)
Patriots Day (April 17, 2023)
Juneteenth (June 19, 2023)
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. You can still enjoy Acoustic Java at WAM on the first Sunday of every month.
Museum Library The Library is temporarily closed due to upcoming relocation. 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.

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.

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).

View the full list of available discounts

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