Hours and Prices

The Barnes Collection

Photo: © Michael Moran/OTTO
Photo: © Michael Moran/OTTO


Monday: 10 am–5 pm
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 10 am–5 pm
Thursday: 10 am–5 pm
Friday: 10 am–5 pm*
Saturday: 10 am–5 pm**
Sunday: 10 am–5 pm**

*Open 6–9 pm on First Friday and select Friday evenings. Enjoy live music and collection access with a First Friday event ticket.

**The Barnes Foundation will be open until  7pm on Saturday, September 5th and 12th and until 6pm on Sunday, September 13th and 20th.

View Extended Hours and Special Tours During the World Meeting of Families, September 2015


Collection Admission

Free adult/family audio guide with all tickets

Members: Free
Adults: $22–$25*
Seniors (65+): $20–$23*
Students (with valid ID): $10
Youth (6–18): $10
Children (0-5): Free

* Weekend pricing (Saturday and Sunday) is $25 for adults and $23 for seniors.

Book Tickets

Special Offers

ACCESS cardholders $2
(on-site only with valid card and ID)

*Present your ACCESS/EBT card and receive collection admission for up to four family members at $2 each. (ACCESS/EBT card along with a photo ID required.) Not valid on special exhibitions, programs, or with any other offers or group rates. On-site only. ACCESS Admission is a city-wide initiative led by Art-Reach. 

We're a Blue Star Museum:
Free admission for active duty military and their families

Starting Memorial Day, May 25 through Labor Day, September 7, we offer free admission for active duty military, including Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marines, National Guard, and Reserve members, with up to five family members.
Click here for more information from the Blue Star Museums program

Extended Hours and Special Tours During the World Meeting of Families, September 2015

Due to the security measures related to the World Meeting of Families and the Papal Visit, we advise visitors to walk or bike to the Barnes Foundation on Friday, Sept. 25 and Monday, Sept. 28, since driving and parking options on those dates will be limited.

Monday, September 21, 2015: 10 am–8 pm
Tuesday, September 22, 2015: 10 am–8 pm
Wednesday, September 23, 2015: 10 am–8 pm
Thursday, September 24, 2015: 10 am–8 pm
Friday, September 25, 2015: 10 am–8 pm
Saturday, September 26, 2015: CLOSED
Sunday, September 27, 2015: CLOSED
Monday, September 28, 2015: 10 am–5 pm (regular hours)
Tuesday, September 29, 2015: 10 am–5 pm



Daily, Monday, September 21 – Friday, September 25, 10:30am, noon, 1:30pm, 3pm, and 6pm, and Tuesday, September 29, 10:30am, noon, 1:30pm, and 3pm.

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Book Tickets

Tickets can be easily purchased on-site, online, or by calling 215.278.7200.




Visitor Guidelines

Details and tips about how to have the best experience possible.

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