Group Visits

⚠️ Due to concerns over coronavirus (COVID-19), all school and group tours are suspended until further notice.

For more information, contact the Learning and Engagement Department at (504) 658-4128 |

Self-Guided Visits

Self-guided group tours are available during regular museum hours:

Tuesday-Friday | 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (On select Friday Nights at NOMA the museum remains open until 9 p.m.)

Saturday| 10a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday | 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

To schedule your visit, please call (504) 658-4100 or email

Discounted rates for adult groups of 10 people or more with advance reservations are as follows:

Adults | $15.00
Seniors (65 and older) & Military| $10.00
Students and faculty with college ID | $8.00
Vistors ages 19 and under | FREE

Teens receive free admission courtesy of The Helis Foundation

Free Guided Tours

Inside NOMA

Tuesday – Sunday | 1 p.m.

Meet the docent in the Great Hall.

In the Besthoff Sculpture Garden 

Fridays, Saturdays and Mondays | 12 p.m.

Meet at the Main Entrance of the Sculpture Garden (on the left if facing NOMA’s front entrance).

With two weeks notice, you can request a guided tour for groups of 10 or more during regular museum hours.

Please contact call (504) 658-4100 or email for more information, or click here for a request form.

NOMA Mobile Guide and Audio Tour

NOMA and the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden feature a Mobile Guides available to all visitors for use on their own device.

To get the guide text NOMA to 555888 or click here for the NOMA Guide

Text Sculpture to 555888 or click here for NOMA’s Besthoff Sculpture Garden Guide.

School Tours

More information on scheduling a K-12 school visit can be found here.


School Visits

Submitting this tour request does not guarantee that your tour has been scheduled. You will be contacted by NOMA staff to confirm your tour request.
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