Joslyn is a 2016 Nebraska Passport Destination
Joslyn is a stop on the Nebraska Tourism Commission’s 2016 Nebraska Passport. Travelers may get their passports stamped (including NE Passport app digital stamps), from May 1 through September 30, 2016. A limited supply of passports will be available for those who make Joslyn the first stop on their Nebraska Passport adventure. In addition to Joslyn, other stops on the Nebraska Passport's "Where Art Thou" themed tour include CaLinda's Pot Shop (Ashby), Crystal Forge (Omaha), Custer County Museum (Broken Bow), John Philip Falter Museum (Falls City), Main Street Gallery (North Loup), Museum of Nebraska Art (Kearney), and Robert Henri Museum (Cozad). Click here for complete program details.

Joslyn Art Museum Hours & Admission

Museum Hours:

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 2016 ticketed exhibitions include Sheila Hicks: Material Voices, and Dirt Meridian: Photographs by Andrew Moore.

Joslyn's Hitchcock Museum Shop is open during all regular Museum hours.

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.

Group Visits:
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.


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.

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:
  • Please don't touch!
  • Cameras (non-flash) are allowed, but not in special exhibitions
  • Sketching with pencils is allowed in the galleries 
  • Large bags, food, and drink are not permitted in the galleries
Click here for details regarding these Museum rules and thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation.

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