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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

General membership benefits for one adult, plus

  • Advance reservations are required
  • Two Collection Gallery guest passes
  • Quarterly calendar of events

General membership benefits for two adults and for all children aged 18 and under in your household, plus

  • Advance reservations are required
  • Two Collection Gallery guest passes
  • Quarterly calendar of events

Contributor benefits, plus:

  • Guaranteed admission upon arrival, without reservations
  • Two additional guest passes (4 total)
  • Invitation to an annual Supporter opening event
  • Free admission to select public programs

Supporter benefits, plus

  • Two additional free guest passes (6)
  • Two free tickets to a premier tour each year
  • Invitation to one Circles reception each 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.

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!

The best way to experience the Barnes Collection is through a guided tour.
Curate your own Barnes experience and delve deeper into the collection with one of our specially trained docents on an intimate Premier tour or one of our Daily Collection tours. Book your tour today.

Palette to Palate: Tour and Dine at the Barnes
Select a week day from calendar below, and book an available Collection Tour to enjoy a delicious summer entrée and beverage at our Garden Restaurant. Offer valid for tours scheduled from August 1 to September 30.

Premier tours are intimate 90-minute tours with a specially trained docent on Tuesdays at 4 pm, when the collection is closed to the public. Premier tours includes private access to the Barnes Shop. To book a Premier tour, please choose a Tuesday date on the calendar below.

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.

Family tours. See the sights in new ways on this interactive guided exploration of the collection gallery. Collection admission included; reservations required. See upcoming tours and book online.

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

Artist and themed tours. Choose an artist or specialty themed tour that best speaks to you. Visit our programs page to learn more.

Private tour. Docent led tours for small groups of up to six people are available Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 11am or 2pm. Contact reserve@barnesfoundation.org to learn more.

Palette to Palate: Tour and dine at the Barnes

For a limited time, indulge in a combined tour and dining experience. For $65, schedule a weekday collection tour through September 30 and enjoy a delicious summer entrée and beverage at our Garden Restaurant.* Whether you choose to dine before or after your tour (restaurant hours are 10:30 am–3 pm), let us whisk you away from palette to palate for an unforgettable Barnes visit!

To make your reservation:

1) Select a weekday from the calendar below.
2) Select a Collection Tour from one of the available time slots. 

*Offer valid for daily collection tours between August 1 and September 30, 2015. Excludes Tuesday premier tours and weekend tours. Tour and meal must occur on the same day. Guests can dine during regular restaurant hours (10:30 am–3 pm), before or after a scheduled tour. Cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts. Offer ends September 30, 2015.

2015 Exhibitions: Free with collection admission.

Strength and Splendor: Wrought Iron from the Musée Le Secq des Tournelles, Rouen
Ellen Harvey: Metal Painting

September 19, 2015-January 4, 2016
Learn more

2016 Exhibitions:

Picasso: The Great War, Experimentation, and Change

February 21 – May 9, 2016
Learn more

First Fridays! Features world-class performers to complement your gallery experience every first Friday of the month.

September 4: First Friday! One World of Jazz: From Africa to Israel and Beyond

Collection

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.

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!

Tours

The best way to experience the Barnes Collection is through a guided tour.
Curate your own Barnes experience and delve deeper into the collection with one of our specially trained docents on an intimate Premier tour or one of our Daily Collection tours. Book your tour today.

Palette to Palate: Tour and Dine at the Barnes
Select a week day from calendar below, and book an available Collection Tour to enjoy a delicious summer entrée and beverage at our Garden Restaurant. Offer valid for tours scheduled from August 1 to September 30.

Premier tours are intimate 90-minute tours with a specially trained docent on Tuesdays at 4 pm, when the collection is closed to the public. Premier tours includes private access to the Barnes Shop. To book a Premier tour, please choose a Tuesday date on the calendar below.

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.

Family tours. See the sights in new ways on this interactive guided exploration of the collection gallery. Collection admission included; reservations required. See upcoming tours and book online.

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

Artist and themed tours. Choose an artist or specialty themed tour that best speaks to you. Visit our programs page to learn more.

Private tour. Docent led tours for small groups of up to six people are available Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 11am or 2pm. Contact reserve@barnesfoundation.org to learn more.

Special Offer

Palette to Palate: Tour and dine at the Barnes

For a limited time, indulge in a combined tour and dining experience. For $65, schedule a weekday collection tour through September 30 and enjoy a delicious summer entrée and beverage at our Garden Restaurant.* Whether you choose to dine before or after your tour (restaurant hours are 10:30 am–3 pm), let us whisk you away from palette to palate for an unforgettable Barnes visit!

To make your reservation:

1) Select a weekday from the calendar below.
2) Select a Collection Tour from one of the available time slots. 

*Offer valid for daily collection tours between August 1 and September 30, 2015. Excludes Tuesday premier tours and weekend tours. Tour and meal must occur on the same day. Guests can dine during regular restaurant hours (10:30 am–3 pm), before or after a scheduled tour. Cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts. Offer ends September 30, 2015.

Exhibitions

2015 Exhibitions: Free with collection admission.

Strength and Splendor: Wrought Iron from the Musée Le Secq des Tournelles, Rouen
Ellen Harvey: Metal Painting

September 19, 2015-January 4, 2016
Learn more

2016 Exhibitions:

Picasso: The Great War, Experimentation, and Change

February 21 – May 9, 2016
Learn more

First Fridays

First Fridays! Features world-class performers to complement your gallery experience every first Friday of the month.

September 4: First Friday! One World of Jazz: From Africa to Israel and Beyond

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