Exhibition Tickets

Advance-purchase tickets for Thursday through Monday, 11 am to 4 pm. Tickets include access to all Museum exhibitions.

The Museum is closed Thanksgiving day and Christmas day.

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Advance-purchase tickets are suggested, but not required. Same-day, walk-up tickets may be purchased at the Visitor Center whenever you choose to visit us during operating hours.

Tickets are not required to visit the Great Hall, the Museum Shop, exhibit A Better Way Home: The Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge or the Gun Violence Memorial Project.

Download a Visitor Guide now, or pick one up at the Information Desk when you arrive.

All visitors aged 2 and older are encouraged to wear a face covering while visiting the Museum, regardless of vaccination status.

  • After you purchase your tickets, watch for a confirmation email.
  • When you arrive at the Museum, proceed to the Visitor Center to pick up your wristband.
  • Museum Member, Student, and Senior ticket holders must present a valid Member Card or ID to redeem wristbands.
  • Tickets cannot be refunded or exchanged. They are valid only for the date specified.
  • Entry to Play, Work, Build is included in your ticket purchase, subject to capacity limitations. Entries are made on first-come, first-served basis, and may require a brief wait.
  • Ticket sales end at midnight the night before each open date.