Special Offers

Here are a few ideas and special offers for your museum experience.
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We offer FREE museum admission, for up to four people, with the presentation of a NYS Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card.



To make Memorial Art Gallery exhibitions and programs accessible to a broad and diverse audience, MAGconnect offers free transportation, complimentary admission, and a one-year MAG membership to community residents of limited financial means.
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  • MAGthursdays 
    Looking for things to do that won’t break the bank? Journey through 5,000 years of human creativity at MAG. We offer half-price admission every Thursday evening from 5 to 9 pm, made possible in part by Monroe County. THE STORE @ MAG is open until 9 pm.
  • $5 Fridays
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  • ARTWalk Getaway (suggested itinerary)

Hotel Packages

Stay in Rochester Packages

The Memorial Art Gallery partners with Rochester hotels to offer additional value for your visit to the MAG. Read each description below and see what might best suit your needs. We will have your “Membership for a Day” cards waiting for you when you check in to your accommodation. Membership benefits include free entrance to the museum for 2 adults and 2 children (18 and under) and 10% off one item at the THE STORE @ MAG.

Strathallan Rochester—a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

Exterior of Strathallan Hotel

This newly renovated hotel is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, one block from the Memorial Art Gallery. Check into a two-room suite as part of your package that includes complimentary valet service, complimentary breakfast, local shuttle, internet and admission to the Memorial Art Gallery. Reserve now

Genesee Country Inn

This historic mill/bed and breakfast is located amid eight serene acres of old ponds, fully stocked with Brown Trout, waterfalls, and gardens. The Inn sits on Spring Creek. On the banks of the Spring Creek are decks, a sunroom, a gazebo, and a nature path along the water to the Oatka Creek. Ten beautiful uniquely decorated, country-elegant guestrooms are filled with antiques and reproductions and all have private baths, air conditioning, TV/DVD with remote, wireless Internet, and many special architectural features. The famous Genesee Country Village and Museum and Nature Center is less than a mile away.

Your full country breakfast starts out with coffee, tea, or hot chocolate and juice with fresh fruit, homemade granola, and home-baked breads. Your breakfast will end with a hearty hot entrée made from award-winning breakfast recipes.

This package includes the “Membership for a Day” pass (described above).

Information and packages

The Ellwanger Estate: Bed & Breakfast

The historical Ellwanger Estate B&B located in the heart of Rochester’s Mt. Hope/Highland Historic District is your premier lodging destination. Beautifully restored, the Ellwanger Estate B&B offers four rooms with spectacular views of the lush garden and courtyards. Stroll in the famous Ellwanger Gardens or enjoy a cool drink on the home’s restored veranda. The natural beauty of the Mt. Hope/ Highland Historic District, combined with the ambiance of the Ellwanger Estate will exceed your every expectation. The Ellwanger Estate will be pleased to help you plan a special event or a simple weekend get-away. We are the proud recipients of the I Love Inns and American Historic Inns “Top 10 Most Romantic Inns of North America” award and featured in Travel and Leisure, Rochester Magazine, INNS Magazine, and Design Sponge: Rochester, NY city guide. This package includes the “Membership for a Day” pass (described above).
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Plan Your Visit

MAG Visitor Services:
Donna DeFord

MAG Group Tours:
Mary Ann Monley