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Plan Your Visit

We are thrilled to open our doors once again and welcome you back to the Barnes. You'll find everything you need to know about your next visit (and our safety protocols) below.

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11am – 5pm

For Members

10am – 5pm (Become a Member)

Tuesday to Thursday





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Free (Become a Member)

College students (with valid ID)


Youth (13–18)


Children (12 and under)


Philadelphia teachers (K–12)

Free on Sundays

ACCESS / EBT cardholders


Active-duty service members and family

Free from Memorial Day to Labor Day

Talks and Tours

Friday–Monday, 10 – 11am

Private Collection Tours

Explore highlights of the collection and learn the history of the Barnes.

Daily, Friday–Monday

Art Team Talks

Our Art Team offers casual pop-up talks in the Annenberg Court and galleries. They're a great way to explore the collection and learn something new! Free

Barnes Focus

Barnes Focus is a free digital guide to the collection, designed for self-touring in the galleries. Just go to on your mobile device, then focus your camera on a painting or an object to learn more about it. Free


Philadelphia's renowned Constellation Culinary Group offers delicious fare at the Barnes.

Lunch, brunch, and cocktails are available at the Garden Restaurant from 11am to 4pm, with freshly prepared grab-and-go options and limited indoor seating; we are not accepting reservations at this time. Members receive a 10% discount. No admission tickets required.

Reflections Café and Canvas Coffee Bar are temporarily closed.


The Barnes Shop is open during operating hours; you can also shop online. Members receive a 10% discount.

Every purchase supports our mission in art education.

Visiting with Disabilities

The comfort and enjoyment of our guests is important to us, and we strive to accommodate your needs.

Our entire facility is accessible to standard-size wheelchairs. Because of the small size of the collection galleries, some larger mobility devices may not be accommodated in all rooms.

A limited number of standard wheelchairs are available free of charge. No reservation is necessary.

Wheelchair-accessible restrooms are located on the Lower Level and in the Garden Restaurant.

Designated parking is available for visitors with disabilities in our parking lot on Pennsylvania Avenue between 20th and 21st Streets. Vehicles must display a current state-issued disability placard or license plate. Parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Assistive Listening Devices
Assistive listening devices amplify and clarify sound by cutting down or eliminating ambient noise. Headsets and T-coil loops are distributed free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis by request to our staff.

Sign Language Interpreters
With advance notice, we are happy to provide sign language interpreters for reserved docent tours. Please make your request at least three weeks prior to your visit. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Email us for more information.

Service Animals
Trained service animals are welcome at the Barnes. No pets or other animals are permitted.

Personal Care Assistants
Any paid Personal Care Attendant (PCA) accompanying a visitor with severe disabilities will be admitted free of charge. A request for free admission for a PCA should be made at the time the visitor with disabilities purchases their ticket. Visitors who wish to purchase advance tickets should email us or call 215.278.7200 to request a complimentary ticket for a paid PCA.

To help make the Barnes accessible to all, we offer free admission to ACCESS/EBT cardholders, including those receiving Medical Assistance only.

General Guidelines

We ask that everyone be respectful of one another, the artwork, and our facility as we work together to provide a safe, inspiring environment.

Guests must wear masks and practice safe social distancing.

Notetaking and sketching are not permitted at this time to help us maintain movement throughout the galleries.

We allow photography for personal use, unless otherwise posted. No flash, tripods, or selfie sticks. If our galleries are crowded, we may ask you to stop taking photos. This helps us maintain movement throughout the space. For press inquiries or information about commercial photography, please contact our communications office.

Please note that guests should avoid bringing coats and large bags unless necessary for a medical reason. All bags will be inspected upon entry; backpacks, backpack-style child-carriers, oversize strollers, umbrellas, bulky coats, and bags and packages larger than 12 x 10 inches must be stowed in our free coat check or lockers on the Lower Level.

Help us keep the collection safe by keeping your distance—stay about two feet from any wall. You can use the line on the floor as a helpful guide. Please don't touch paintings, frames, furniture, or ironwork.

Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult.

Food and drink are not allowed in the galleries.

The Barnes is a smoke-free building.

In certain circumstances, guests who violate our guidelines may be asked to leave.