Hours and Admission

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Hours of Operation

Tuesday thru Saturday:
 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. 
Closed Mondays and major holidays

The exhibit gallery typically remains open during evening performances and events hosted by the museum. Check our Events page for upcoming event dates or receive email notifications straight to your inbox. Sign up. 

Exhibit Gallery Closures

School Tours:
The museum's Kid's Place section of the exhibit gallery will be closed from 10 a.m.-Noon for school tours on the upcoming 2019 dates:
Nov. 7
Nov. 21

Council-related meetings:

The museum's exhibit hall will close early at 3:30 p.m. on the following 2019 dates due to a Council Work Study Session (WSS) occurring in the building: 
Nov. 14
Dec. 5
Dec. 19 

The WSS is scheduled to start at 4 p.m. in the museum's Community Room and is open to the public to attend.

The museum is closed in observance of the following 2019 holidays:

Jan. 1 - New Years' Day
Jan. 21 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Feb. 18 - Presidents' Day
April 21 - Easter
May 27 - Memorial Day
July 4 - Independence Day
Sep. 2 - Labor Day
Nov. 11 - Veterans Holiday
Nov. 28 - Thanksgiving
Nov. 29 - Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec. 25 - Christmas Day


Admission to the museum is free. Donations are accepted and help support the museum's education program, as well as a variety of year-round lectures, festivals, historic home tours, programs and events offered by the museum that are free and open to the public. Donations can be made using cash, card or check, in person or by phone, (480) 350-5100.

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