Tips for Visiting

UPDATE March 7, 2022: The City of Columbus and Franklin County have lifted their mask mandates. Wearing a mask at the Museum is now optional.

Your health and safety are top priority. Columbus Museum of Art is dedicated to remaining a safe and welcoming place for our community and visitors.

We offer blended programming options to accommodate those who wish to remain home. Please visit our Events & Programs page to find virtual and blended program options.

The Museum is open Tuesday–Sunday from 10:00 AM–5:00 PM and Thursday from 10:00 AM–9:00 PM. You do not need to purchase tickets in advance. If you need help planning your visit, call 614-221-6801. Click here for information to plan your visit including ticket prices, parking, etc.

Planning Your Visit

Pro Tip: Looking to visit during a less busy time? We recommend visiting during the mornings, especially weekdays.

  • All Members receive a 10% discount in the Museum Store and Schokko Café.
  • All Members receive free parking.
  • We encourage Members to renew online, via mail, or by phone.
  • If you have questions about your Museum Membership, please email or call 614.629.0344. 

Exhibitions, Tours & Programs

Frequently Asked Questions

What about parking?
CMA operates a parking lot off East Gay Street where members can park for free and all other visitors play a flat fee of $7. We encourage visitors to pay for parking at the gate. Members will still receive validated parking from the Admissions Desk. Click here for a parking map. Parking maps also available in Spanish, Arabic, and Somali.

How can members renew online?
Members can renew their memberships by clicking here.

I have a complimentary voucher for admission, how do I reserve my ticket?
Please call 614.221.6801 to redeem your complimentary voucher or free admission pass.

Will reciprocal memberships be accepted?
Yes, reciprocal memberships will be accepted. Please call 614.221.6801 to reserve your timed admission tickets using your reciprocal benefits.

Are other ticket discounts available?
There are many ways to save when you visit Columbus Museum of Art including membership, Free Sundays, discounted Thursday evenings, Museums for All, local library pass programs, and more!


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