Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm
Thursday, 10 am - 8 pm
Sunday, 10 am - 4 pm
Closed Mondays and major holidays*
Hours may change for special exhibitions.
*New Year's Day; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Thanksgiving Day; and Christmas Day.
General Museum Admission:
Additional charge for some special exhibitions. Upcoming ticketed exhibitions include Wild Spaces, Open Season: Hunting and Fishing in American Art,
and Bijoux Parisiens: French Jewelry from the Petit Palais, Paris.
Joslyn's Hitchcock Museum Shop
is open during all regular Museum hours.
Joslyn is an official partner
with the state of Nebraska
for its sesquicentennial and
year-long "150 Celebration." We are highlighting the
history of our region with
tours throughout 2017 of
the Art of the American
West collection. Contact the Museum to bring your group.
More at www.ne150.org.
Café Durham Hours
Enjoy a delicious meal or light refreshments in the beautiful sunlit
atmosphere of Joslyn's Café Durham
, located in the Museum's atrium.
10:30 am Coffee & Breakfast Pastries
11 am-2 pm Lunch
2-3 pm Beverages & Desserts
10:30 am-2 pm Brunch
Joslyn Art Museum's Peter Kiewit Foundation Sculpture Garden is open year-round from 7 am to 11 pm each day, and admission is free.
Docent-guided tours are offered Wednesdays at 1 pm, Saturdays at 10:30 am, Sundays at 1 pm, and select Thursdays at 6:30 pm. Check the Calendar of Events
to confirm tour offerings. Most tours are included in free general Museum admission. Tours of ticketed exhibitions require ticket purchase.
Joslyn's European galleries will close at 4 pm on Sunday, February 12, for a much anticipated reinstallation of the painting and sculpture collection and is scheduled to open again on Saturday, May 20. For more information, please check out our Collection Overview page.
All visits by groups of 10 or more should be scheduled online four weeks in advance
. To request a group visit, please click the appropriate link below. Reservations are not firm until e-mail confirmation is received from Joslyn. If you have questions, you may e-mail Group Visits
or call (402) 661-3823.
School Groups of 10 or More
-- Self-guided visits: Free
-- Docent-guided tours: Free
-- Art-making sessions with docent-guided tours:
Up to 25 students – $50
26–50 students – $100
Click here for school visit information and reservations.
Adult Groups of 10 or More
-- Self-guided visits: Free
-- Docent-guided tours:
Reservation for 10-25 visitors – $50
26-50 – $100
51-75 – $150
76-100 – $200
Click here for adult group visit information and reservations.
Access & Amenities:
Free parking is available in the Parking Garden northeast of the Museum. Metered parking is available on surrounding streets. The northeast Parking Garden is accessible via the Dodge Street entrance drive to the south or the 24th Street entrance drive to the west.
Visitors may enter the Museum through the Memorial Building entrance or the atrium entrance of the Scott Pavilion, both located on the east side. Disabled persons should use the atrium entrance. Wheelchairs and strollers are available on a first-come, first-served basis at no additional charge. All galleries and public spaces are accessible to disabled persons. Sign language interpreters are available with three weeks advance notice. A nursing room and in-restroom changing tables are located in the Memorial Building.
An ATM is available near the desk at the atrium entrance of the Scott Pavilion.
Click here for information on Joslyn Art Museum access and services for visitors with special needs.
Download a Museum map before your visit.
During your visit to Joslyn, we ask for your help in caring for the Museum — the building, the art, and others who are visiting. Some things you will want to know in advance of your visit:
Click here for details regarding these Museum rules
- Please don't touch!
- Cameras (non-flash) are allowed, but not in special exhibitions (photos for casual, personal use only; organized photo shoots of individuals or groups require advance permission; see below)
- Sketching with pencils is allowed in the galleries
- Large bags, food, and drink are not permitted in the galleries
and thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation.
Reglas de Museo
Organized Photo Shoots:
Looking to have an organized photo shoot at the Museum
(e.g. family, senior, portfolio, or wedding photography by either a professional or amateur photographer)? This type of staged photography must be scheduled and approved in advance
involves a fee. Please click here to submit your request.
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