Plan Your Visit
Tuesday–Thursday 10 am–5 pm
Friday 10 am–9 pm
Saturday–Sunday 10 am–5 pm
The Museum Park is open daily, including holidays, from dawn to dusk.
The Museum is closed on July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.
Admission to the Museum’s permanent collection and Museum Park is free. There is a charge for some special exhibitions and programs, such as concerts, films, classes, and performances.
2110 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, North Carolina 27607-6494
Visitor parking is free and available in the Blue Ridge Lot, on the right after entering the Museum drive. Overflow parking is behind West Building, on the left after entering the Museum drive.
Visitor drop-off is located between West and East buildings and can be reached by turning left after entering the Museum drive and following the signs.
Still photography of the permanent collection, taken in existing light, is permitted on condition that the photographs are for personal, noncommercial use.
Tripods and video cameras are prohibited. Photography of special exhibitions is not permitted. Commercial photography is not allowed, except in special circumstances. See our Commercial Photography and Filming Policy for details.
Strollers are welcome in the Museum; however, their use may be restricted near fragile art or in busy galleries.