Admission & hours

Reservations are recommended; not required.


Museum Hours:

Tuesday - Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Last admission 4:30 pm

Reservations are recommended; not required. Groups of 10 or more people require advanced reservations. Please contact

April 30, 20223

The Science Galleries will be CLOSED at 3:00 pm, Sunday, April 30 for a private event. The rest of the museum is available to visit and view.

Contact us at:


The Museum Café

Tuesday - Sunday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bruce Museum Store

Tuesday - Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free Parking is available on the Museum property.

Closed Mondays and major holidays:

  • Christmas Eve - early closing 3:00 pm*
  • Christmas Day - closed.
  • News Year's Eve - early closing 3:00 pm
  • New Years Day
  • Easter
  • Sunday, Easter - closed.
  • Memorial Day - closed
  • Juneteenth - closed
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day - closed
  • Thanksgiving Eve early closing- 3:00 pm.*
  • Thanksgiving - closed

*Early closing at 3 p.m. last admission at 2:30 pm.


Admission is free on Tuesdays from 10 am–5 pm.

Members - Free

Adults - $20

Senior Citizens (62+) - $15

Children under 5 - Free

Student - $15

A note about discounted admission: discounts and free admission for reciprocal museum memberships are applied in person only. Do not reserve tickets online if you wish to redeem discounted admission. Tickets for discounted admission are issued in person at the desks upon verification. Discounted admission, memberships, and free admission Tuesdays are not extended to groups of 10 or more people.

The Bruce Museum is accessible to individuals with disabilities. *click here to learn more about our accessibility initiatives*

The Bruce Museum is a participant in Museums for All, which supports free admission with the presentation of one EBT card for up to four individuals in the same group (effective during regular business hours).

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Bruce Museum is a participant in the Blue Star Museums program.

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On the first full weekend of every month, general admission to the Bruce Museum is free for all Bank of America cardholders thanks to our partnership with the Bank of America Museums on Us program.

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