Public Tours & Group Visits for Adults

Due to COVID-19, all tours are on hold for now. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.

Public Docent-Guided Tours

Enhance your visit to Joslyn with a docent-guided tour. Public tours are available on a walk-in basis:    
Wednesdays @ 1 pm     
Select Thursdays @ 6:30 pm    
Saturdays @ 10:30 am    
Sundays @ 1 pm
Additional dates and times are added during select special exhibitions. All public tours are FREE of charge and designed for individual visitors or groups of nine or less. For more information on public tour times and topics, please check our monthly calendar of events

Stroller Tours

Joslyn presents docent-guided tours designed for parents and caregivers to look at and talk about art, with little ones along in arms and strollers. Gather in Joslyn's Conagra Brands Atrium on select Wednesdays at 9:30 am for complimentary pastries and refreshments, then head to the galleries for a 10 am tour that will keep you up-to-date on the Museum's permanent collection and exciting special exhibitions. Tandem strollers and crying babies welcome - Moms and Dads meetup groups, too!

Free for Joslyn members and infants/toddlers; $5 for general public adults, *Temporary Exhibitions $10. Space is limited; reservations are requested. Questions? Call (402) 661-3860 or e-mail Joslyn's Youth and Family Programs Manager.

Private Adult Group Tours 

Do you have a group of 10 or more adults? Experience the Museum with a private docent-guided tour of an an area of the permanent collection or special exhibition of your choice.  Fee for docent-guided tour for adults:    
Reservation for
10–25 visitors: $50    
26–50: $100    
51–75: $150    
76–100: $200
Guided tours should be scheduled online four weeks in advance. Reservations are not firm until e-mail confirmation is received from Joslyn. To arrange for a tour, please complete the reservation form below. For school and children’s group visits, please click here for information.

Self-Guided Group Visits 

Self-guided group visits are offered free of charge, however, groups of 10 or more should make reservations online four weeks in advance. Reservations are not firm until e-mail confirmation is received from Joslyn. To arrange a self-guided group visit, please complete the reservation form below.

Café Durham

Café Durham provides delicious lunches by Abraham Catering in the expansive glass-enclosed Conagra Brands Atrium. Reserved seating may be arranged when scheduling a group visit. Café a la carte menu or special, pre-ordered lunches are available for groups. To reserve a room for a private dining experience, please contact Joslyn’s Events Department.
Hitchcock Museum Shop

Remember to allow time to browse the Hitchcock Museum Shop for unique gifts and souvenirs!  Questions about adult group visits? Please e-mail Group Visits or call (402) 661-3823.     

Public and group tour programs at Joslyn are generously supported by:
The Gifford Foundation
Gilbert M. and Martha H. Hitchcock Foundation
Kiewit Companies Foundation
Omaha Steaks
Whitmore Charitable Trust

Adult Group Visit Request Form

Due to the rapidly changing nature of conditions and recommendations surrounding COVID-19, we are not approving any group visits to the Museum until further notice. For updates on the Museum's response to COVID-19, click here. Thank you for your continued support of Joslyn and patience during this challenging time. (updated 3/23/20)

Docent-Guided Tours and Self-Guided visits should be booked four weeks in advance.

Please click here for information on our upcoming special exhibitions.
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