Group Visits

Self-Guided Visits

Self-Guided group tours are available during regular museum hours:
Tuesday-Thursday | 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday |10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Saturday and 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 $2 off regular admission as follows:

Adults | $10.00
Seniors (65 and older) | $8.00
Students and faculty with college ID | $6.00
Active Military with ID | $8.00
Children (ages 7-12) | $4.00
Children (6 and under) | FREE

Teen Pass | FREE for ages 13 – 19 courtesy of The Helis Foundation


Docent-Guided Tours

Daily Public Guided-Tours
Tuesday – Sunday | 1 p.m.

Meet in the Great Hall for these docent-guided tours. No preregistration is necessary but please call ahead to make sure the tour is still available.

With two weeks advanced notice, Docent-Guided group tours can be requested during regular museum hours.

Please contact call (504) 658-4100 or email for more information.

Audio-Guided Tours

The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden features a smart-phone audio guided tour available to all visitors. Please inquire at the entrance to the Sculpture Garden for more information and a garden map.

School Tours

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