Visitor Policies

Coat & Bag Check
All bags are subject to security inspection before entering the Museum. The Museum requires visitors to check backpacks of any size, shopping bags, and all bags larger than eleven by seventeen by six inches. The Museum may refuse to accept other items at its discretion and is not responsible for items held at the coat check.

Photography is allowed and encouraged. No flash photography, please.

Cell Phones
Feel free to use your mobile phones, but please be considerate of others.

Sketching is permitted in the galleries. No easels or stools, please. 

Food & Drink
Outside food and drinks are not permitted in the Museum. Food and drinks are only permitted in the café. During special events, food and drinks are allowed in the lobby.

Please inquire at the Visitor Desk for any assistance you may require.

The Museum and its programs are accessible to people using wheelchairs. All galleries and facilities are wheelchair accessible. One wheelchair is available in the coat check free of charge. Please call in advance to reserve one if you need a wheelchair during your visit.