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Visitor Guidelines

The American Folk Art Museum is open! We look forward to welcoming you. Although drop-ins are welcome, we encourage you to reserve your ticket in advance. Admission is always free.

Hours of Operation

Wednesday – Sunday 11:30 AM – 6:00 p.m.

Visitor Guidelines

A review of our guidelines can help you plan for your visit before you arrive and ensure you get the most out of your experience. By visiting the Museum, you agree to abide by these policies. 

For your safety and the safety of others:

  • Stay home if you are feeling sick
  • All visitors and staff are required to wear a face mask or face covering. One will be provided to you free of charge if you do not have one
  • Maintain 6 feet of distancing between individuals who are not in your party
  • All bags will be inspected upon entry to the Museum.
  • Touch-free hand sanitizer dispensers are available throughout the Museum. 
  • Follow the direction of Museum security and staff


Select in-person programs and exhibition tours have resumed at the Museum. For those who cannot join us in person, the Museum will continue to offer opportunities to engage online with new programs, concerts, and art-making activities throughout the year. All virtual programs are free with optional suggested donations to support ongoing programming. A continually updated schedule of all programs is available on the Museum’s website.