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Welcome to the Farnsworth!

Founded as a bequest of Lucy Copeland Farnsworth, the Farnsworth Museum of Art opened its doors in 1948. Today, the Farnsworth is recognized as one of the best American art collections in the nation and is home to more than 15,000 works by 1,300 artists and two historic sites – the Farnsworth Homestead and the Olson House.

Museum Admission

Seniors 65 and over$18
Students 17 and older$10
Children 16 and underFree
Rockland ResidentsFree

Please note: The museum is wheelchair accessible

Please let us know how we can make your visit more accessible.

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Museum Hours

January 1 – April 30, 2024

Open Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

May 1 – May 26, 2024

Open Wednesday through Monday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Closed Tuesdays.

May 27 – September 30, 2024

Open 7 days a week, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

October 1 – December 31, 2024

Open Wednesday through Monday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Closed Tuesdays.

Museum Store Hours

January 1 – May 26, 2024

Open Wednesday through Monday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Closed Tuesdays.

May 27 – December 31, 2024

Open 7 days a week, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Museum is closed on:

  • New Year’s Day (January 1)
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • December 25
  • The Museum closes early on November 22, December 24 and December 31, at 2 p.m.

The Wyeth Center will open in early July.

The Farnsworth Homestead is closed for the 2024 season. Thank you for your patience as we undergo preservation efforts.

The Olson House is closed to the public.

The Olson House is closed to public tours this season due to ongoing restoration work inside the house. While the house is closed during preservation activities, visitors are welcome to take a self-guided walking tour of the Olson House grounds.

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the current exhibitions and collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11am and 1pm beginning May 2, 2024. Tours last about 45 minutes and are complimentary with admission. Space is limited. Please ask to be included at the admissions desk.

Visit the Farnsworth Collection Online!

Getting Here

The Farnsworth Art Museum is located in Rockland, Maine, on Maine’s midcoast and is four hours northeast of Boston, less than two hours north of Portland, one and a half hours south of Bangor, and six hours southeast of Montreal.



The Farnsworth offers free parking to visitors in its lot on Museum Street, as well as its lot behind the Wyeth Center, off of Grace Street, between Union and High Streets. There is also a free, municipal parking lot between Winter Street and Tillson Avenue. On-street parking is available in Rockland. In most cases, there is a 2-hour limit. Please check the parking signs carefully!

Be Our Guest

Kids Welcome!
We welcome children of all ages. Children 16 and under receive free admission. A parent or guardian must accompany children under 18.

Thank You for Not Touching!
Please keep a safe distance as even the lightest touch can damage a work of art.

Rockland Residents
Residents receive free admission to the museum.

Your admission sticker is good for the whole day!

Food and Drink
No food or drinks in the museum galleries, please!

Need a Wheelchair?
Ask a guard or front desk staff

Parents, please place “baby carriers” on your front. Restrooms have baby changing tables. Complimentary strollers are available.

You’re on Camera!
Visitors to the Museum may be photographed, videotaped, or otherwise recorded. By attending, you grant the Museum permission to use photographs and/or audiovisual recordings in which you appear for archival, documentary, publicity, advertising, or other purposes.

Coats & Lockers
Lockers use a returnable 25 cents. The front desk has quarters if you need. Please use for large bags and backpacks, umbrellas, etc.

Service Animals
Certified service animals are welcome.

Take Pictures!
Photography is permitted throughout the museum unless designated. Share your images with friends and on social media!

Don’t Forget To…
Visit our gift store located at our Main Street entrance next to the Crosman Gallery!

Tours and Group Visits

We welcome your group and invite you to explore the Farnsworth’s collection and special exhibitions. For more information or to make a reservation for a group tour, please contact Director of Operations Janice Gates at 207-390-6019 or via email.

Admission for Groups of 10 or More:

  • $18 per person, with complimentary admission for the driver and group escort. Admission includes the main museum and Wyeth Center (the Wyeth Center opens in early July, 2024).

Group Arrival

Bus drop off and parking is located on Museum or Grace Streets. Groups enter through the Museum Street entrance and check in at the front desk. Please arrive at the museum 15 minutes prior to the designated time of your tour.

Late Arrivals

If your group is running late, please let us know as soon as possible by calling 207-390-6019. Time may be cut from your program due to late arrivals.