Admission & hours

Reservations are recommended; not required.


The Bruce Museum is undergoing extensive renovations.  The Museum Store is closed until April 2023. Art galleries are closed.

The permanent science galleries are open at this time.
Admission is currently “Pay As You Wish,” no reservations required. Admission tickets begin April 2, 2023.

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

Last admission 4:30 pm

Reservations are recommended; not required

Contact us at:


Bruce Museum Store

Tuesday - Sunday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Store is closed until the opening of the New Bruce - Spring 2023.

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.

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).

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

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

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