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Museum Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Museum Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Hours & Schedule

Seasonal Hours

Day after Memorial Day to Labor Day:
9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Labor Day to Memorial Day:
Tuesday – Sunday
9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed Mondays with the exception of the last Monday of each month!

Please note:

  • The Art Studio closes a half-hour before the rest of the museum closes.
  • Log Cabin spring hours (April 1-June 9): open Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and occasional weekday hours for special programming.
  • Log Cabin summer hours (June 10-September 3): open daily 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • May 15 to June 6 the rooftop will remain open until 5 p.m. giving you more time to enjoy the green space! Please note the rooftop will close at 4:30 p.m. on May 20, 27, and June 3.

We may be open on holiday Mondays or for school breaks during the winter season. We recommend checking our calendar before your visit.

2017 Closures

New Year’s Day: January 1
Winter Maintenance Week: January 9 – 13
Easter: April 16
Memorial Day: May 29
Independence Day: July 4
Labor Day: September 4
Fall Maintenance: September 4 – 15
Maintenance Day: October 27
Thanksgiving: November 23
Christmas Eve: December 24
Christmas Day: December 25

Weather Closures

The museum will close during extreme weather conditions, including days when travel is deemed risky for visitors and staff. To confirm that the museum is open, visit our website’s homepage or Facebook page.

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