Hours of Operation

9 AM – 5 PM DAILY (Last ticket sold at 4pm.)
CLOSED—New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day
Cafe in-house dining (9 AM – 4 PM)

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9:00 am - 5:00 pm

8 AM – 10 PM

For the comfort and safety of others, we require guests to abide by these rules:

No backpacks, large bags or child carriers are allowed on the back of guests during museum visit. Front child carriers are allowed. Umbrellas and bags exceeding a size limit of 11x16x8 must be checked into a locker. Headsets, personal stereos and other electronic equipment must be checked into a locker. Cell phones should be silenced.

Photography is allowed in the Plaza area and Mrs. Lincoln's Attic.  Non-flash photography is allowed in journeys. No photography is allowed in the theaters or galleries. For the safety of our exhibits, selfie sticks are not permitted. 

No food, beverages, candy, or gum are allowed in the Museum. In addition, the Museum is a smoke-free facility.

No pets are allowed in the Museum.

Do not touch the exhibits. Video surveillance is used throughout the building to protect the Museum and its guests. ​​​​