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A Healthier U

A Healthier U is Auburn Univerity’s strategic approach to minimizing the spread of COVID19 on campus. You can learn more about this comprehensive plan and the latest details from the COVID-19 Resource Center.

The museum is open with regular operations. Per Auburn University, face coverings are optional in galleries and other public spaces.

Plan Your Visit

  • Museum capacity and traffic patterns have returned to normal.
  • Face coverings in galleries and other public spaces are optional.
  • Practice good health etiquette.
  • Leave backpacks and large bags at home.
  • Take and share photos, but please no flash photography.

Need assistance? Please email visitor services or call 334-844-1484.

Every museum visitor plays a role in safeguarding campus health.

Explore. Experience. Engage.

Frequently Asked Questions

When can I visit the museum?

The museum is open under normal operations and traffic patterns. Face coverings are optional in museum public spaces.

Our hours are Tuesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with extended hours on Thursdays until 8 p.m. Admission is free. We look forward to welcoming you.

What kind of safety improvements are in place?

We’ve increased our cleaning and disinfecting of public spaces, including high-touch surfaces.

Will wheelchairs be available? What about other shared materials?

Wheelchairs will be available and sanitized after use.

Are university classes able to meet at the museum? What about k12 students?

University classes are welcome and encouraged to use the museum and its collections for instruction. The Study Room is a dedicated classroom space on the lower level where students and faculty may engage with objects not currently on view. Face coverings are required in the Study Room.

To secure a date and time, contact us at least two weeks in advance if at all possible so that we can support your efforts.

Community and family programming are back along with small group tours.

For all scheduling matters, email visitor services or call 334.844.1484.

Does my child need to wear a mask?

Face coverings in public spaces are optional effective Wed., Feb. 23, 2022. Please see information for families on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website for more.

What about The Museum Store and Café service?

The Museum Store is open with select items on view through convenient window shopping. Additional merchandise is available online.

The Museum Café is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and extended hours on Thursdays until 7 p.m.

Is the museum available for private events?

As of June 1, 2021, the museum is not available to rent for private events hosted by the general public. The Grand Gallery, Lobby and Atrium are utilized as exhibition spaces; however, university colleges and academic units may inquire about the availability of the Auditorium, Terrace and Museum Cafe.