Visitor Information

Location

One Collins Diboll Circle, City Park
New Orleans, LA 70124
Phone 504.658.4100
Fax 504.658.4199

Museum Hours

Please note that the last admittance to the museum is 45 minutes before closing.

Tuesday – Thursday | 10 am-6 pm
Friday | 10 am-9 pm
Saturday | 10 am-5 pm
Sunday | 11 am-5 pm
Closed Mondays

Variations to Hours

Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 23 | Closed
Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24 | 11 am – 5 pm
Christmas, Monday, December 25 | Closed
New Year’s Eve, Sunday, December 31 | 11 am – 5 pm
New Year’s Day, Monday, January 1, 2018 | 12 pm – 5 pm

Museum Admission

$12.00 adults | $10.00 seniors (65+) & active military with ID | $8.00 university students with ID | $6.00 children (7-12)

  • Children 6 and under are free.
  • Wednesdays are FREE admission days for Louisiana residents, courtesy of The Helis Foundation. (May not include special exhibitions.)
  • All backpacks, computer bags, and camera bags over 11 × 15 × 5 must be checked at the coat check room. To avoid a wait, visitors should not bring such items.
  • Teenagers (ages 13-19) receive free admission to NOMA through the end of 2017 thanks to The Helis Foundation! You may pick up your Teen Pass at NOMA’s front desk, or click the link below to download.

Download NOMA Teen Pass

 

Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden Hours and Admission

The Sculpture Garden is open 7 days a week with free admission.

Summer Hours | April 1 – September 30 | 10 am – 6 pm

Winter Hours | October 1 – March 31 | 10 am – 5 pm

Closed Endymion Saturday, Lundi Gras, Mardi Gras, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

 

Museum Policies

Photography
Cameras without tripods or flashes are permitted in the permanent collection galleries. Video cameras are not permitted. No objects in special exhibition galleries or on loan may be photographed. Please ask the Front Desk for details.

A $50 fee is required to take photos on NOMA’s portico or in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden. Click here for more details.

Sketching
Materials used to sketch works of art must be dry media. One tablet no larger than 8 1/2” X 14” is allowed in the galleries.

Museum Shop
Open during regular NOMA hours, the Museum Shop has a large selection of books, gift items, jewelry, reproductions, posters and notecards for adults and children. NOMA members and area educators receive a 10% discount on purchases. Five students are admitted to the shop at one time due to the limited space. Students must be accompanied by a chaperone at all times.

Coat Check
Very large bags, backpacks and umbrellas must be checked at Coat Check near the front desk of NOMA. Wheelchairs are also available for check-out, just please leave your ID.

No Outside Food or Beverages
Unfortunately, NOMA does not allow outside food or beverages, especially in the art galleries. You can check food or beverage items with Coat Check. Patrons are welcome to enjoy cuisine, coffee and refreshments at Cafe NOMA.

Proper attire (shoes and shirt) is required to enter the museum.