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Membership Benefits

  • Complimentary admission, with reservations
  • Priority access to tickets
  • Member-only programs
  • Previews of special exhibitions
  • 50% discount on guided tours of the collection
  • 10% discount in the coffee bar, the Garden Restaurant, and the shop
  • 10% discount on all classes and workshops
  • 20% discount on public programs
  • 20% discount on parking whenever you visit
  • Discount on Premium Admission
  • Monthly e-newsletter

Please select a membership type

All general membership benefits for one adult, plus

  • Two free guest passes to share with family and friends.

All general membership for two adults and all children aged 18 and under in your household, plus

  • Two free guest passes to share with family and friends.

All Contributor benefits, plus:

  • No reservations required. Guaranteed admission upon arrival
  • Invitation to the Opening Supporter Reception
  • Four free guest passes per year
  • Invitation to an annual special exhibition preview reception

All Supporter benefits, plus

  • Two additional free guest passes (total of 6)
  • Invitation to one Circles event per year

Please choose an option

Book Tickets

Book Tickets

Tickets can be easily purchased on-site, online, or by phone.

On-site. Walk-up tickets are available daily during the hours we are open.

Online. Book online to ensure your preferred date and time are available. International guests experiencing issues with online reservations are encouraged to e-mail reserve@barnesfoundation.org.

By phone. Call 215-278-7200 between 10am and 4pm daily.

Unsure of when you plan to arrive? Anytime tickets provide you anytime access to our legendary collection.

We offer a limited number of early access premium tickets; get in before the galleries open to the public (9 am Saturday and Sunday).

Enhance your visit with a free audio guide available for download from your mobile device or by request at the gallery entrance. We look forward to your visit!

From November 8, 2014 to February 2, 2015, the Barnes Foundation presents William Glackens—the first comprehensive survey of the artist’s work since 1966. The exhibition spans Glackens’s career from the 1890s through the 1930s, with more than 80 major paintings and works on paper from some of America's finest private and public collections.

View our upcoming exhibitions.

Tours offer an in-depth exploration of our legendary art collection in Philadelphia and our remarkable arboretum at Merion. Curate your own Barnes experience. Choose a tour about your favorite artist or Dr. Barnes's unique method, discover what makes our collection unlike any other in the world.

Daily collection tours are hour-long explorations of the masterworks and Dr. Barnes’s display methods. Look for the blue triangle below to check tour availability. We offer a limited number of early access premium tickets; get in before the galleries open to the public (9 am Saturday and Sunday).

Arboretum tours. Visit "the other Barnes treasure" and explore this remarkable example of early 20th-century landscape design. Learn more

Group tours. Visiting as a group of 15 or more? Learn about the different ways you can enhance your group visit.

Artist themed tours. Choose an artist-themed tour that best speaks to you. Back by popular demand; starts in September.

Friday nights. Unwind with art, cocktails, and conversation every Friday night from 5–9 pm. Learn more

First Fridays! Features world-class performers to complement your gallery experience every first Friday of the month. Visit our programs page to see upcoming performances.

Immerse yourself in art and horticulture courses, as well as music, talks, pajama tours, tastings, exhibitions, and more. Visit our programs page for all the different ways you can experience the Barnes. There's something for art lovers of all ages!

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Special tours available at 10:30 am and 12:30 pm for the exhibition The World Is an Apple: The Still Lifes of Paul Cézanne. Book online
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The Barnes is closed today.
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Exhibition tours for The World Is an Apple: The Still Lifes of Paul Cézanne available daily at 10:30 am and 12:30 pm. Book online
Complete your Cézanne experience with an in-depth collection + exhibition tour: Apples, Bathers, Card Players: ABCs of Cézanne. Weekends only at 11:30 am. Learn more
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Tuesday tickets are discounted as certain galleries will be closed for conservation work.
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