Hours and Admission

A guest services representative attends to a Museum visitor

To enter the Museum, please use the Salisbury Street entrance, which is fully accessible. The Lancaster Street entrance is closed due to construction, and the Tuckerman Street entrance is temporarily closed.

Learn about the Lancaster Plaza project

Admission is by timed entry and advance ticket only


The Galleries
  • General public:
    Wednesday, noon-4pm
    Thursday – Sunday, 10am–4pm
    See below for Monday holiday hours.
  • Members only:
    Wednesday, 10am–noon
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)

Please click here for information on how to visit WAM.
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 — click here for details.
Museum Café The Café is closed until further notice.
Museum Library The Library is currently closed. To reach a librarian, call 508.793.4382 or email library@worcesterart.org.


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

Admission is by timed entry and advance ticket only

Special Admission

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

Saint-Gobain logoFree First Sundays are sponsored by Sandy Hubbard and Thomas J. Logan and Saint-Gobain
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).
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
  • Becker College
  • 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