Directions and Parking


The Museum is closed until September 28, 2019, for the construction of a major expansion. Find out more

The Study Room remains available for faculty, researchers, students, and the general public to view artworks from the permanent collection by appointment. For those visiting the Study Room or the Museum administrative offices, please see below for how to access the building. 


Located near the corner of Skinker and Lindell Boulevards, the Kemper Art Museum is directly west of Forest Park on the Danforth Campus of Washington University in St. Louis.

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Public parking is available in the Danforth University Center (DUC) garage at Forsyth and Wallace for a small fee on weekdays. Free parking is available on campus on weekday evenings, beginning at 5p, and during weekends. 

Handicapped Parking

Limited handicapped parking is available in the lot east of the Museum. Enter at Skinker and Lindell and tell the flaggers you're going to the Museum.

Public Transit, Bike Access, and Ride-Hailing Apps

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 to the east of the Museum building; visit Bike St. Louis for a map with details on local bike trails to plan your route.

If using a ride-hailing app such as Uber, we recommend getting dropped off at Skinker and Lindell.

Pedestrian Access

From the west and south, walk along Forsyth Boulevard to Steinberg Hall. Walk up the outer stairs at Steinberg and go around the building to the right. The Museum is on the other side (north) of Steinberg.

From the east and north, take the pedestrian path from Skinker, by the construction trailers, to the Museum. This route is handicapped-accessible.

Physical Address

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
Washington University in St. Louis
Skinker & Lindell Boulevards
St. Louis, MO 63130

Mailing Address

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
Washington University
One Brookings Drive
Campus Box 1214
St. Louis, MO 63130