The Kemper Art Museum is free and open to the public. 


• Open Monday, Wednesday–Sunday, 11 am–5 pm
• Closed Tuesdays
• Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day

Location and Parking 


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. The Museum is a short walk from the University's East End garage. Visitors may also be dropped off at the Brookings Drive circle, located off of Skinker Boulevard.  

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Accessible parking and an elevator are available in Washington University's East End Garage, a short distance from the Museum.

Wheelchairs, electric scooters, and service animals are welcome in the Museum.

The Museum offers the following at the Welcome Desk:

• Free manual wheelchairs
• Large-print labels and magnifying glasses
• Sensory kits for children and adults (including figdets and noise-cancelling headphones)

The Museum’s Study Room may be used as a calming space based on availability. Inquire at the Welcome Desk.

To request a specific disability accommodation prior to your visit to the Museum, please contact or 314.935.4523. Your request should be made at least two weeks in advance to your planned visit. Please be advised that some accommodations are contingent upon the availability of an amenity/service. 


The nearest all-gender restroom is located in Steinberg Hall. The nearest lactation rooms are located in Brauer Hall and Busch Hall. The Kemper Art Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Active military families receive a 25% discount in the Museum Shop and Coffee Bar.

Public Tours

Join us for public tours and special Slow Looking programs featuring artworks in the Museum's collection and special exhibitions. Student educators design and lead the programs twice a month, inviting ideas and questions and encouraging conversation.

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Visit Safely

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID test are not required to visit the Museum. Both the Museum and Washington University strongly encourage masking. 

Learn more about WashU’s COVID-19 response >>