Hours and Admission

A guest services representative attends to a Museum visitor

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.
Museum Library Thursday – Saturday, 12-4pm


Members FREE
Students, faculty & staff of Institutional Partners 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 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
  • The T.E.C. Schools
  • Worcester Academy
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Worcester State University

Read more about our University/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.