Hours & Admission

Days of Operation:

The MSV site is open Tuesday through Sunday. The MSV is closed Monday.
The Museum Galleries and Museum Store are open year-round; the House and Gardens are open seasonally from April through December.

Hours of Operation:

  • January through March: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • April through December: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Extended Wednesday summer hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. between Memorial Day and Labor Day (Wednesdays only).
  • Please note: some MSV programs and workshops begin prior to public visiting hours.


In addition to the standard Monday closings, the MSV will also be closed on the following holidays:

  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Day

Admission to the MSV includes access to the Galleries, House, and Gardens. MSV Members and children 12 and under are admitted free. Some events may have additional fees, please check our events calendar for details.

Adult: $10
Seniors: $8
Youth (13–18): $8
Youth (12 & under): Free
MSV Members: Free

Free Wednesday Admission:
Individual and family admission fees are waived every Wednesday thanks to the generosity of corporate sponsor Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc.

Please note: reservations are required for all groups of 10 or more and group admission fees apply on Wednesdays (see below).

Group Rates:
Adult groups of 10 or more receive the rate of $8 per person. Reservations are required for all group tours. Call 540-662-1473, ext. 214, or email [email protected]. (To receive the group discount, one payment is required. Individuals in a group may not pay separately. Free Wednesday admission applies to individuals and families only. Discounted rates and guided tours are available for adult and student groups of 10 or more.)

Student Tours:
Discounted rates and special tours are available to student groups of 10 or more. Prices vary. Please complete the online Student Tour Request Form or call 540-662-1473, ext. 224 or email dhilty@theMSV.org for details.
Reservations are required for student group tours.

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Museum visitors may park for free in one of the two designated lots at the complex.