Hours and Admission

Museum Hours

Sunday: 10 am–5 pm
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10 am–5 pm
Wednesday: 12–7 pm*
Thursday: 10 am–5 pm
Friday: 10 am–5 pm
Saturday: 10 am–5 pm

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General Museum Admission Fees

Louisiana Residents

Out-of-State Visitors

Adults $15 $20
Seniors ages 65 and up $10 $15
Active military with ID $10 $15
University Students with ID $8 $13


Free admission for NOMA members to the museum and special exhibitions
*Free general museum admission on Wednesdays for Louisiana residents courtesy of The Helis Foundation
Free general museum admission for children 12 and under
Free general museum admission for youth ages 13–19, courtesy of The Helis Foundation

More Free and Discounted Admission Programs

Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden Admission and Hours

Free and open to the public seven days a week. Donations are appreciated.

Summer Hours (April–September): 10 am–6 pm
Winter Hours (October–March): 10 am–5 pm

Holiday Hours

The museum and the Besthoff Sculpture Garden are open 10 am–3 pm on the following holidays:

  • Easter
  • Independence Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • New Year’s Eve

The museum and the Besthoff Sculpture Garden are closed on New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Endymion Saturday, Lundi Gras, Mardi Gras, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.


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

NOMA and the Besthoff Sculpture Garden are located in picturesque New Orleans City Park. Learn more about the park on their website.

Transportation and Parking

Parking is always free on Lelong Drive and the streets surrounding NOMA within City Park. Handicap spaces are reserved at the front of the museum adjacent an entrance ramp. NOMA is also located near numerous attractions within City Park.

The handicap entrances are located on the left and right side of the museum near Café NOMA and the NOMA Museum Shop. Ramps at the main museum entrance stairs lead to a courtyard. Ring the buzzer on the door and security staff will allow entry. Please call 504.658.4105 if you require additional assistance.

The Canal-City Park streetcar line terminates at the intersection of Wisner Avenue and Esplanade Street, within a short walking distance of NOMA and the Besthoff Sculpture Garden. RTA bus routes with stops near the museum include #27-Louisiana, #60-Hayne, #90 Carrollton, and #91 Jackson-Esplanade. Visit the RTA website for route maps and schedules.