When is the Museum open?

Closed Monday (Feb 28 – October 31)

Closed Monday & Tuesday for Winter Hours (Sept 1 – Feb 28)

Wednesday – Saturday – 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Thursday – 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Sunday – 12:00 – 5:00 PM

The Museum is closed on the following days: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday, Presidents’ Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day.

What are the admission prices?

$12 for Not-Yet Member Adult (18+)

$8 for Not-Yet Member Youth (4-17) or Student

How do we get to the Museum?

The Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science is located in the Historic District, just a short walk from Downtown Evansville, along the Ohio River in Sunset Park. For a map and directions, click here.

Do you have tour guides or is your museum self-guided?

The permanent collection galleries and temporary exhibitions may be self-guided with interactive “Curiosity Cubes” and other hands-on activities designed for use by children and families available throughout the Museum. 

What is your photography policy?

Photography must be conducted without disruption to Museum operations or limitation to the accessibility of exhibitions, entrances/exits, doorways, and high traffic areas.

To help us preserve the outdoor sculptures, entering, climbing, or standing on any water features or fountains is prohibited; do not climb, lean or sit on any artworks. Do not place props on the sculptures.

Tripods, monopods (including selfie sticks), drones and other photographic equipment are not permitted in the galleries or Sculpture Garden.

Flash photography is not allowed in galleries.

Photography is permitted for private, noncommercial use only. Photographs may not be published, sold, reproduced, distributed, or otherwise commercially exploited in any manner.

Unless otherwise noted, photography of temporary exhibition or borrowed works of art is not permitted.

If you are a professional photographer wishing to shoot on the Museum campus, please complete the Photography and Video Shoot Request Form.

How may I get involved at the Evansville Museum?

There are many ways to get involved with the Museum through internships, volunteering and memberships. Visit our volunteer and internships pages to learn about volunteer/internship opportunities or the membership page to support the Museum! For career opportunities, please visit our careers page.

Is the Museum available for event rentals?

There are many spaces available for rentals and private events. For detailed information about event rentals at the Museum and to check space availability, please contact admin@emuseum.org at (812) 425-2406 ext. 234. To view pricing and options, please visit our rentals page

What is the Museum’s policy on donation requests?

The Evansville Museum is pleased to contribute two Museum general admission passes, two Koch Immersive Theater & Planetarium passes and/or a Patron Level Membership to eligible non-profit organizations for fundraising events. Please visit donation requests.

How does the Evansville Museum comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act?

The Museum is committed to providing programming that is accessible to the widest possible audience. We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our programs, facilities and website, and in doing so adhere to many of the available standards and guidelines. A limited number of wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Museum Reception Desk, and motorized wheelchairs are permitted. Our goal is to be as inclusive as possible. If you need an accommodation, please call (812) 425-2406.

Currently, the train exhibit in EMTRAC is not wheelchair accessible. If this is a concern any member(s) of your group, please contact the Museum before your visit. 

How do I go about scheduling a field trip?

Museum tours for school field trip groups may be scheduled for Tuesdays through Fridays. Tour hours on these days are 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Individual exceptions may be made upon request. Field trips may be scheduled up to a year in advance. The Museum requires tour reservations to be finalized at least two weeks in advance to allow the scheduling of tour Docents. We recommend making a field trip reservation approximately 2-3 months in advance. 

To schedule or learn more about school field trip options, please email Curator of Education Karen Malone at karen@emuseum.org