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Walk-in Tours

Every Sunday, 1-2 p.m.
Free unless otherwise noted
Meet in the Centre Street lobby

Each Sunday, enjoy a tour of a different part of the collection, with a museum-trained docent. No reservations are required. Just walk in and enjoy!

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Guided Tours of the Featured Ticketed Exhibition

Free with price of admission or free for members
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During each special exhibition, we offer guided tours of the exhibition. These tours are included with the price of admission or free for members. Exhibition tours are held every Sunday at 1 p.m. Tour groups meet in the Centre Street lobby.

Member Tours

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Members have the opportunity to join a Walters expert for an intimate tour. Please meet us in the Centre Street inner lobby. These are members-only tours. Tour schedules and topics are subject to change.

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All Upcoming Tours

Castles and Cathedrals Walk-In Tour
Sunday, September 21, 2014
01:00 PM
Enjoy a tour examining castles and cathedrals in medieval art, and their importance to people's lives during this period. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
Renaissance Art Walk-In Tour
Sunday, September 28, 2014
01:00 PM
This tour on Renaissance art explores the development of religious and secular art in the 15th and 16th centuries. Part of our weekly series of free walk-in tours highlighting different parts of the collection. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
The Chamber of Art and Wonders Walk-In Tour
Sunday, October 05, 2014
01:00 PM
Join us for this tour of one of the museum's most fascinating galleries. The Chamber of Art and Wonders replicates a 17th-century collection of artworks and natural wonders from around the world. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
Portraits: Who Am I? Walk-In Tour
Sunday, October 12, 2014
01:00 PM
Portraits: Who Am I? examines images of people from antiquity through the 19th century. We will explore characters from different cultures, as well as the media in which they are depicted. Enjoy getting to know some of the personalities in the Walters' collection. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
Highlights of the Walters Walk-In Tour
Sunday, October 19, 2014
01:00 PM
Highlights of the Walters explores painting, sculpture, and the decorative arts from antiquity to the 19th century. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
The Art of the Ancient World Walk-In Tour
Sunday, October 26, 2014
01:00 PM
Enjoy a tour highlighting the art of the ancient world. Tour may include objects from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, and the Near East, depending upon docent's preference. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story Walk-In Tour
Sunday, November 02, 2014
01:00 PM
Learn about the fascinating lives of William T. Walters and his son, Henry, and their tastes, diverse art collections, and legacy to the City of Baltimore, in this installment of our weekly walk-in tours. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
Portraits: Who Am I? Walk-In Tour
Sunday, November 09, 2014
01:00 PM
Portraits: Who Am I? examines images of people from antiquity through the 19th century. We will explore characters from different cultures, as well as the media in which they are depicted. Enjoy getting to know some of the personalities in the Walters' collection. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
Highlights of the Walters Walk-In Tour
Sunday, November 16, 2014
01:00 PM
Highlights of the Walters explores painting, sculpture, and the decorative arts from antiquity to the 19th century. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story Walk-In Tour
Sunday, November 23, 2014
01:00 PM
Learn about the fascinating lives of William T. Walters and his son, Henry, and their tastes, diverse art collections, and legacy to the City of Baltimore, in this installment of our weekly walk-in tours. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
Bon Appétit!: Cuisine in Art Walk-in Tour
Sunday, November 30, 2014
01:00 PM
In this tour we will examine cuisine in diverse works of art through the ages. From Roman and Medieval feasts to 18th and 19th century still life, savor how artists have created imaginative works of art using food as a theme. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
The Christmas Story in Art Walk-In Tour
Sunday, December 07, 2014
01:00 PM
In the spirit of the season, come enjoy a tour examining religious art that celebrates the story of Christmas. This tour will feature Renaissance and Baroque paintings depicting the birth of Christ. This tour is part of our free, docent led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story Walk-In Tour
Sunday, December 14, 2014
01:00 PM
Learn about the fascinating lives of William T. Walters and his son, Henry, and their tastes, diverse art collections, and legacy to the City of Baltimore, in this installment of our weekly walk-in tours. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
The Christmas Story in Art Walk-In Tour
Sunday, December 21, 2014
01:00 PM
In the spirit of the season, come enjoy a tour examining religious art that celebrates the story of Christmas. This tour will feature Renaissance and Baroque paintings depicting the birth of Christ. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
Highlights of the Walters Walk-In Tour
Sunday, December 28, 2014
01:00 PM
Highlights of the Walters explores painting, sculpture, and the decorative arts from antiquity to the 19th century. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.