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Visit the Museum and enjoy our more than 112,000 square feet of galleries reflecting the history of art from ancient times to the present. The Museum is open six days a week, with evening hours on Thursdays and Fridays. The Museum Box Office accepts checks, cash, and credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, or Discover).

Visitor Hours

10 a.m.-5 p.m.
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
10 a.m.-8 p.m.
10 a.m.-8 p.m.
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
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Museum Holidays

The Portland Art Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.


Buy Tickets

Click here to buy Museum admission and lecture tickets online.


Admission Access Programs

The Portland Art Museum and its donors are committed to making the Museum a resource for all. In fact, approximately 1/3 of all visitors enjoy the Museum for free or receive admission at highly reduced prices. Click here to learn more about these programs.


Member Events

Click here to learn about and purchase tickets to member-exclusive events.

Museum Admission

Adults $19.99
Seniors (62 – up)
College Students (18 – up, with Student ID)
Adult Group Tours± (12 or more)
Museum Members FREE
Children (17 – younger)
School Group Tours (By reservation)

Children 14 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
±Adult groups of 12 or more qualify for the $15.99 rate. Adult Group Tour reservations must be made two weeks in advance; full payment must be received ten days prior to visit. No refunds or exchanges. To make a reservation, contact


Free Days

The Museum offers free Museum admission on the first Thursday of every month from 5 – 8 p.m. The Museum also offers free admission and special family programming several times a year.

The Portland Art Museum is a Bank of America Museums on Us partner. Visit the Museum on the first full weekend of each month and show your Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit card for complimentary Museum admission.


Online Collections

The Museum’s Online Collections website is available for you to view anytime. Learn more about works of art before or after your visit.