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Welcome to the Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland is internationally renowned for its collection of art. The collection presents an overview of world art from pre-dynastic Egypt to 20th-century Europe, and counts among its many treasures Greek sculpture and Roman sarcophagi; medieval ivories and Old Master paintings; Art Nouveau jewelry and 19th-century European and American masterpieces.

General admission to the Walters Art Museum is free.

Hours of operation for the museum are Wednesday–Sunday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. and until 9 p.m. on Thursdays. Get directions to the Walters Art Museum, located at 600 North Charles Street in Baltimore's historic Mt. Vernon Cultural District. Parking is available. Details about visitor policies and accessibility are all available.

Be sure to check the events calendar for attractions that may be scheduled during your visit. You may also be interested in any of our tours of the art collection.

Get online answers to some of the frequently asked questions about The Walters Art Museum, or feel free to contact the museum at 410-547-9000 if you have any questions regarding an upcoming trip.

From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story

From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story

From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story brings together for the first time an extraordinary group of art and artifacts to illustrate the intriguing stories behind the magnificent gift to the City from the Walters family.


Visitor Information

The Walters Art Museum hours are 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday and until 9 p.m. on Thursdays.

Holiday Hours

The museum is open on: New Years Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and Easter Sunday. The museum is closed on Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas.

Shop Museum Store

Shop our Museum Store Home D├ęcor section to purchase our beautiful brass and porcelain Christmas ornament featuring this exquisite Raphael painting.


Experience the Walters' innovative, accessible, and creative educational experiences. The Walters offers a variety of engaging programs to complement the art on view for visitors of all ages.

Be a Part of The Walters

The best way to experience the Walters Art Museum is to become a member . You can help to keep the museum free; support the Walters.