The Museum is open daily from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, except for major holidays. Please note that the last timed ticket is sold one hour before closing.
During the summer months, the Museum operates on extended hours. Please see the chart below for specific dates and times.
Summer 2018 Hours
|9:30 am - 6:00 pm||July 5 - September 2|
|10:00 am - 5:00 pm||Beginning September 3|
The Museum is closed on New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
Cross Keys Café
Our Cross Keys Café is open to the public everyday at 8:00 am and closes at 4:30 pm.
The Museum Store opens daily at 10:00 am and stays open for an half hour after the Museum closes.
Timed tickets are required for entry and good for two consecutive days. Tickets can be purchased online, by phone, or at the Museum.
Members can reserve their tickets online with their Member ID, which is located on your Member card.
The Museum is happy to offer discounts to seniors (65 and over), educators, active duty or retired military, and to students with a valid ID.
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Visiting cardholders must present their valid ACCESS Card and photo ID to receive the discount and admits up to four (4) family members at a rate of $2 per person—including the ACCESS Cardholder. Admission is to be paid by the visitor, not through their EBT card. The ACCESS admission discount is not valid on special exhibitions or features, or with any other offers or group rates.
- Adult Joint Ticket - $29 (savings of $4.50)
- Youth Joint Ticket - $19 (savings of $4)
- Family Pack (2 adults and 2 kids) - $90 (savings of $22)
Select your Museum Admission ticket time. Your ticket is valid any time after your entry time. You may stay as long as you like in the Museum. All tickets are good for two consecutive days.