Tips for Visitors
The following explanations of Museum policies will let you make the most of your visit to the Museum of Arts and Sciences.
A checkroom is located in the main lobby and available with the assistance of Museum staff. The Museum reserves the right to refuse any items and is not responsible for items held by the checkroom.
All galleries and facilities are wheelchair accessible. Wheelchairs are available in the checkroom free of charge.
Sketching is permitted in the galleries (pencil only, no ink or paint) with sketchbooks no larger than 8-1/2 x 11 inches (21.6 x 27.9 cm). No easels, stools, or sketching while sitting on the floor is permitted.
Baby strollers are permitted at all times.
Still photography for personal use is permitted in the galleries. No flash or tripods are allowed. Videotaping is permitted in the lobby only. No photographs or videotapes may be reproduced, distributed, or sold without permission from the Museum.
Food and Drinks
Food and drinks are not permitted in the Museum’s galleries, but may be carried into the auditorium.
Smoking is not permitted anywhere in the Museum.
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