Museum Hours

Tuesday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.*

NEW: Thursday Extended Hours: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m

*Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

The Museum Shop and Rosenthal Education Center are open during regular museum hours.

Terrace Cafe: Tuesday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Thursdays: 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (limited menu 5-7:30 p.m.)

Mary R. Schiff Library:Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.*
The Library is also open 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on the Second Saturday each month (September – June).


Admission & Parking

General Admission is always FREE.

Special Exhibition pricing may vary.

Parking is FREE in Museum lots; Museum members have the benefit of preferred parking.



Your general admission to the Cincinnati Art Museum is free every day, made possible by a generous gift from The Richard and Lois Rosenthal Foundation.

Saturday’s free admission is made possible by The Thomas J. Emery Free Day Endowment established by Mary Emery in 1906.

Free general admission for children is made possible in part through an endowment established by Cincinnati Financial Corporation/The Cincinnati Insurance Companies. There are charges for certain educational programs.  

School groups receive free parking if they reserve in advance with the Tour Coordinator at (513) 639-2975. Accessible parking spaces and an access ramp are available near the DeWitt Entrance (located at the rear of the museum). In general, parking is limited, and at certain events, off-site shuttles are provided to accommodate demand.