Hours and Admission

Visit MAM

Book online (preferred for easy check-in) or at our reception desk. Read COVID Policy below before booking or visiting.

Gallery Hours of Operation:
Fridays 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Saturdays 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Sundays 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

*The last booking of each day is 1 hour before closing. Galleries are cleared 15 minutes before closing 

MAM is Open for Private Tours On:
Tuesdays 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Wednesdays 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Thursdays 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Fridays 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Saturdays 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sundays 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

*Tours of MAM's galleries must be booked in advance. Learn more here.

MAM is closed on Mondays.

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Visitors in the Marion Mann Roberts Gallery
Plan Your Visit
Half Price Summer Admission Prices

Members are always FREE
Adults: $5
Seniors and Students: $3
Children under 12: FREE
More ticket types: see bottom of page for more free and discounted admission options.
**Paid personal care partners are admitted free of charge. Trained services animals are welcome.

3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair, New Jersey 07042-1747
The museum offers free parking to visitors in our onsite lot. Free parking is available on South Mountain Avenue if our parking lot is full.
Events, tours, and more

MAM has programming for all ages. Check the event listing page to see what's coming up. 

Family Learning Lab

Explore the Learning Lab on the 3rd floor as part of your visit. Large illustrations from the exhibition allow families to "step into" the stories. Engage with the stories using activity prompts, art supplies, and books.

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A visitor is sketching on an easel in front of one of MAM's outdoor sculptures.
Gallery Guidelines
  • 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. 
  • Self-check coat room and lobby racks are available. Large bags, especially backpacks, are not permitted in the galleries.

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.


Updated 3/19/2024*

  • Proof of vaccination is not required for visitors, program attendees, and students, unless otherwise indicated.
  • Face masks are optional for gallery visitors, Yard School students, and public program attendees, unless otherwise indicated.
  • Stay home if you are feeling sick.

*These policies are subject to change based on federal and state health guidelines, trends in the pandemic in Montclair and Essex County, and other changes in MAM policy.

Community Access Tickets at MAM

Visit the Admission Desk at MAM to take advantage of any of the following offerings. Please bring relevant ID.


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

Families First Discovery Pass

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

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

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.

Unemployed visitors

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


American Alliance of Museums (AAM)

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

Art Museum Reciprocal Network (AMRN)

AMRN 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.