Visitor Information

Photo credit: Daniel Schwartz

The National Museum of Women in the Arts is conveniently located in the heart of Washington, D.C., at the corner of New York Avenue and 13th Street, NW.

Many other museums, the Convention Center, and the White House are within easy walking distance. Make your visit a memorable one.

Admission

Adults:$10.00
Visitors 65 and over:$8.00
Students:$8.00
NMWA members:Free
Youth 18 and under:Free

* Museum admission passes and gift passes are available for purchase through the ticket office. Call 1-877-226-5294 for advance sales.

Community Day

Visit us on the first Sunday of the month for FREE admission to the museum.

Half-price Summer Sundays

Enjoy half-price admission every Sunday in August!

Blue Star Museums

MAY 26–SEP 01 2014

For the fifth year, NMWA is joining the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and over 2,000 museums in the U.S. to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day.


Hours

Monday–Saturday
10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Sunday
12 p.m.–5 p.m.

Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.


Dining

Due to a change in management, the Mezzanine Café is temporarily closed.


Library and Research Center

The Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center is open Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. and 1 p.m.–5 p.m. and is closed on major holidays.


Getting to NMWA

Plan your trip with goDCgo interactive map for more information about how to route your trip via buses, metro, bicycle rentals, and more.

BY METRO:

(From D.C., MD, and VA)
Take the Red, Blue, or Orange lines to Metro Center. Use the 13th Street exit and walk two blocks north. Visit the WMATA website for detailed maps and schedules.

BY BUS:

Travel by bus routes 80, G8, S2, S4, X2, D6, D3, 68, D1, and 42 to the corner of H and 13th Streets, NW. Visit the WMATA website for detailed maps and schedules.

BY CAR:

Metered street parking is minimal.

Nearby parking garages include:

  • CarrPark at 1450 F Street, NW
  • CarrPark at 1201 F Street, NW
  • LAZ Parking at 1401 NY Avenue, NW
  • PMI at 1345 G Street, NW
  • PMI at 1301 H Street, NW

Accessibility

All public areas of the museum are wheelchair accessible. A limited number of wheelchairs and strollers are available at the security guard’s desk for use within the museum.


Photography

Works in the permanent collection may be photographed with available light.  Flash photography, tripods, extension cords, and other special equipment are not permitted.  No photography of special exhibitions or works of art on loan to the museum is allowed.