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Your support has a direct impact on exhibitions, programs, and accessible educational opportunities at this museum – our museum, your museum.

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Plan Your Visit
We've made some changes

MAM has enacted recommended protocols to provide a safe environment for all visitors and staff. Please review the new visitor guidelines on this page before you arrive to ensure you get the most out of your visit to MAM. By purchasing admission tickets to the Museum, you agree to abide by these policies.

Reserve tickets online

One hour timed tickets are available online and must be reserved before your visit. MAM is operating at a significantly reduced capacity, so while same-day ticket reservations are allowed, availability may be limited.

Tickets cannot be purchased in-person at MAM. If you are unable to access online booking, please call the front desk at 973-746-5555 for assistance.


Members are always FREE
Adults: $15
Seniors and Students: $12
Children under 12: FREE

See the Community Access section below for more admission options.

Gallery Map & Highlights

Navigate your way through the galleries and learn about curators' and visitors' favorites along the way!

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**Paid personal care partners are admitted free of charge. Trained services animals are welcome.
*The Museum and The Store at MAM are closed on New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day. Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Eve. The Museum and The Store at MAM close at 3 p.m. on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.
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Gallery and Store Hours*


11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. reserved for seniors and immunocompromised visitors each Friday
Saturday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.


Member Mornings 10–11 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month.

The last booking of each day is 1 hour and 15 minutes before closing.

3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair, New Jersey 07042-1747
Phone: 973-746-5555

The Montclair Art Museum is committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. Accessible parking is available near both the South Mountain Avenue entrance and the Nathaniel C. Harris Jr. education entrance, and both entrances have automatic push button openers. Vehicles can pull up to the front entrance to drop off individuals and small groups. All public areas at MAM are fully wheelchair accessible. Please refer to the Accessibility page for complete information. If you have any additional questions, please call 973-746-5555.

Safety at MAM
Visitor Guidelines
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What to Expect
Before You Arrive

The health and safety of our staff and visitors is our top priority. Please stay at home if you are feeling sick or have any COVID-19 symptoms, have tested positive for COVID-19 within the past 14 days, or have had close contact with anyone who is confirmed or is suspected of having COVID-19.

During Your Visit

Contactless Check In
Visitors will be checked in outside at the Main Entrance. The flow of our galleries is now ONE WAY, beginning in Rand Gallery and exiting through McMullen Gallery. 

Temperature checks
All visitors will have their temperature checked upon arrival. Anyone with a temperature above 100 degrees F will be asked to transfer their tickets to another day. 

Face Masks
All visitors age 2 and older must wear a face mask/covering that covers their nose and mouth at all times.

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Follow signage and ground markings throughout the Museum to ensure proper physical distancing from other visitors. Please adhere to updated pathway routes through the galleries.

Keep Hands Clean
Hand-sanitizing stations are available throughout the Museum and restrooms have been upgraded with touchless fixtures.

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Gallery rules
  • Non-flash photography is permitted in the Museum for personal, noncommercial use. Tripods, gimbals, and booms require prior notice and permission.

  • Sketching and writing is allowed in the galleries with pencils only.

  • Baby strollers are welcome, but stroller access may occasionally be limited in certain galleries. 

  • The self-check coat room is temporarily closed. Large bags, especially backpacks, will not be permitted in the galleries. 

Some things to remember

We are working to keep you safe and healthy, but we cannot guarantee complete elimination of possible exposure to COVID-19. By entering the Museum you assume the risk of such exposure.

Those traveling from states designated by New Jersey State as having significant COVID-19 community spread are required to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Jersey and may not visit MAM during this period. See the updated list of included states here.

Community Access

When booking your tickets online, look for the "Community Access" option under the How Many People dropdown to take advantage of any of the following offerings. Then, select the correct Community Access option in the pop up for each ticket. Please bring relevant ID to show at check-in. 

Free Friday Hours

Seniors, immunocompromised visitors, and anyone with special needs that compromise their ability to visit during regular public hours, are invited to visit MAM for free on Friday mornings from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

Blue Star Museum

MAM is a proud Blue Star Museum, offering free general admission to active military and their families year-round. For more information, visit arts.gov.

Families First Discovery Pass

NJ residents who receive benefits through SNAP, WFNJ, Child Care Subsidy and/or WIC are eligible for free admission.

Montclair Public Schools

Kindergarten students enrolled in Montclair Public Schools will receive a flyer that contains instructions to register for free admission for their family and a Scavenger Hunt activity to do at their visit to the Museum.

Museums for All

MAM participates in the Museums for All initiative. Anyone receiving food assistance (SNAP benefits) can visit the Museum free of charge with the presentation of an EBT card.  For more information, visit museums4all.org

Museums on Us

Active Bank of America, Merrill or Bank of America Private Bank (U.S. Trust) credit or debit cardholders receive one free general admission to MAM during official program weekends.


American Alliance of Museums (AAM)

AAM members receive two adult admissions per visit. Please bring current proof of membership.

Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD)

AAMD members receive two adult admissions per visit. Please bring current proof of membership.\

Channel 13

Channel 13 members receive a half price ticket.

Library members

Check with your local library to see if they have a MAM membership card. Each library membership card admits two adults and all children.

Reciprocal memberships

Members of reciprocal programs receive two adult admissions per visit. MAM participates in MARP, MOD/CO, NARM, AMRN, and ROAM.

Staff of other museums

Employees of other museums receive two adult admissions per visit. Please bring your current work ID.

Unemployed visitors

Anyone currently unemployed due to the pandemic is welcome to book a free ticket to the galleries.