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Plan Your Visit to The Walters Art Museum


Here is some information you can use to plan your visit to the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland.

General admission to the Walters Art Museum is free. 
Special exhibitions are paid, ticketed events.

Hours of operation for the museum are Wednesday-Sunday, 10 A.M.-5 p.m.. We are open late on Thursday for Constellation Thursday Nights until 9p.m.

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.

Wyndham Baltimore Peabody Court is the official hotel of the Walters Art Museum. It is conveniently located at 612 Cathedral St., Baltimore, MD 21201

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.


Gallery Closure Announcements

Continuing through 2016, the Walters will temporarily empty the galleries of art in Hackerman House to repair and update fire safety and climate control systems. This $5.5 million refurbishment, for which the State of Maryland and City of Baltimore have provided lead funding, matched by private contributions, is the first of several planned enhancements to the Walters’ five-building campus. A number of the magnificent works of Asian art collected by William and Henry Walters, and supplemented by generous gifts of South Asian, Himalayan, and Southeast Asian Art, will be moved into other areas of the museum, including the new installation opening in October.


Accessibility and Special Needs

We want all visitors to the Walters Art Museum to enjoy our art and programs in comfort so the museum is equipped to assist people with special needs.

For visitors with mobility impairments, the main Centre Street entrance is equipped with a wheelchair lift, and elevators serve all of the museums public areas, including the café and museum store. A limited number of wheelchairs are available for free at the Visitor Information Desk on a first-come, first-served basis.

For the blind and partially sighted, the audio tour guide is available for free at the Admissions Office. In addition, guided Touch Tours and Multi-sensory Tours are available by advance arrangement.

For individuals with hearing disabilities, transcripts of the audio tours are available at the Visitor Information Desk. Many lectures and proagrams are conducted in the Graham Auditorium. Assistive listening devices are available from the Visitor Information Desk for all auditorium programs. Sign language interpretation can be provided with three-weeks advance notice. Please call 410-547-9000, ext. 237.

For more information about tours and resources for disabled persons, please call 410-547-9000, ext. 235