11a–5p: Daily, except Tuesdays
11a–8p: First Friday of the month
Closed Tuesdays and University holidays


Admission to the Kemper Art Museum is always free.

Accessing the Museum this Summer

May 2017 marks the beginning of the transformation of the east end of Washington University's Danforth Campus. Construction will affect access to the Museum.

Museum visitors may park in the Danforth University Center (DUC) garage off of Forsyth, but must purchase a hang tag from the University Bookstore. Find out more here and view a campus parking map

Street parking is available on Skinker and in Forest Park, about a two-block walk to the Museum.

Visitor Drop-Off
During the week of June 26, visitor drop-off is on Forsyth Boulevard at Steinberg Hall. Walk around Steinberg to get to the Museum.

Public Transit and Bike Access
The Skinker MetroLink stop is about one block north of the Museum building. Several MetroBus routes (Green Line, Route 1, Route 2) stop on the Danforth Campus. For the most current schedules and route details visit

Bike racks are located on the east side of the Museum building (facing Skinker); visit Bike St. Louis for a map with details on local bike trails to plan your route.

Pedestrian Access
From the west and south, there is a pedestrian walkway off of Forsyth. From the east and north, pedestrians may walk from Skinker, behind the construction trailers, to the Museum.

Museum Entrance
Please use the Museum’s south entrance (facing Steinberg Hall); the north entrance is no longer accessible.

Holiday Closures

The Museum is closed on New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.