The Museum is open every day from 9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. during the summer months except for major holidays. Please note that the last timed-ticket is sold one hour before closing. The Museum Store is open for an half hour after the Museum closes.
The Museum will be closed on New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
General Admission Details
Everyone needs a timed ticket for entry to the Museum, even members and those 5 and under. Tickets are available in 20-minute intervals and are good for two consecutive days. When planning your visit, pre-purchasing tickets online is the best option. Ticket availability at the Museum may be limited.
The Museum is happy to offer discounts to Seniors (65 and over), teachers, Active and Retired Duty Military, and to students with a valid ID.
Members can reserve their tickets online with their Member ID, which is located on your Founding Member card.