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Museum hours:

Wednesday-Sunday 11 am–5 pm
*Thursdays and select Fridays 11 am–9 pm (learn more about $5 Fridays)

Closed Mondays, most Tuesdays & the following holidays:
New Year’s Day | Martin Luther King Jr. Day | July 4th | Thanksgiving | Christmas Day

MAG Admission:

$15 general admission
$12 senior citizens (62+)
$6 college students with ID
$6 children 6–18
FREE for **University of Rochester students, faculty and staff with current ID.
FREE for children 5 and under

  • *Half-price admission Thursdays after 5 pm

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The Store @ MAG

Wednesday-Sunday 11 am–5 pm
Thursdays and select Fridays until 9 pm
New Year’s Day | Martin Luther King Jr. Day | July 4th | Thanksgiving | Christmas

Administrative Offices:

Open Monday-Friday during regular business hours. Closed Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Art Library/Teacher Resource Center:

Open to the public for browsing and to MAG members, educators, and UR students & staff for borrowing. Hours and information


Every Thursday from 5 to 8 pm, enjoy food and drink for purchase from Brown Hound Downtown and half-price museum admission. The museum is open until 9 pm. Reduced admission is made possible by in part by Monroe County.

Other discounts include:

  • AAA members: $1 off adult admission (must present card)
  • North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) members: Free (must present card)
  • Get Cool Get Cultured (July & August)
  • Guest passes and coupons: Free


Free visitor parking is available in all lots on the Gallery grounds.

Handicapped-accessible spaces are in lot D (near the rear entrance). The clearance is six feet, six inches (6′ 6″). Both entrances are fully accessible. A limited number of wheelchairs are available in the Vanden Brul Pavilion. Full description.

To schedule a sign language interpreter, a touch tour for the blind, or to request an events calendar in Braille or large print version, contact Chelsea Anderson or call 585.276.8971. Deaf and hard-of-hearing people may also call via Relay Service.

Museum Guidelines

In order to make the museum visit pleasurable for all, we ask that you follow the guidelines below:

  • Food, beverages, umbrellas, backpacks, large bags (16”x 20” or larger), and baby back carriers are not allowed in the gallery. Please use our free coat room and lockers located near the front entrance.
  • Wheelchairs and umbrella strollers are available in our coatroom for your use free of charge.
  • Please do not touch; natural oils and dirt from your hands can damage delicate artwork. Please do not lean on art cases or walls. We recommend staying 12 inches back to avoid touching the works by accident.
  • Please use regular or color pencils only when making notes or drawing in the galleries. No pens, ink or markers.
  • Please keep your cell phone on vibrate.
  • No photos are allowed in the Grand Gallery or of works marked with the ‘no photo’ icon. No flash photography or video in the collections. For guests safety, we do not allow tripods anywhere in the museum. Commercial photographers should contact our events department at 585-276-8950 to inquire about site fees and space use policy.

Visitors can also enjoy cell phone audio described tours of selected works.


The Memorial Art Gallery is supported primarily by its members, the University of Rochester, and public funds from Monroe County and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
Monroe County and Council for the Arts

**UofR free admission with current ID:
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