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.


Mobility Access

All galleries and facilities are wheelchair accessible. Wheelchairs are available 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.

No Smoking

Smoking is not permitted anywhere in the Museum.

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