The collection, noted for its extraordinary strengths in French and American art, photography, glass, African and Japanese works
About This Deal
- What’s included: museum admission and admission to the Besthoff Sculpture Garden
- Adult tickets valid for customers ages 20+
- Teenagers (ages 13-19) receive free admission to NOMA through the end of 2019 thanks to The Helis Foundation
- Free admission for children under 6
- Onsite cafeteria: yes
- Amenities: coat check room
- Transportation: free parking on Lelong Drive and the streets surrounding NOMA City Park
- Click here to view the opening hours
The New Orleans Museum of Art is open for business and taking steps to help protect your health by following all applicable laws and regulations concerning COVID-19 safety.
- If you are not feeling well, especially if you have a fever, please stay home and return to the museum at a later date.
- We require that visitors to the museum wear face masks as per CDC, state, and city guidelines. Face masks will be available for purchase upon entry.
- Visitors to the museum will be limited to 50% capacity.
- Check room is not available at this time so plan accordingly. We ask that visitors keep bag sizes small. * Please, no outside food or drinks.
- Gallery attendants will be on site to monitor social distancing and foot-traffic flow.
- Entrances and restrooms will feature sanitizing stations for visitors.
- High-touch areas will undergo enhanced cleaning protocols throughout the day.
- Cafe NOMA is currently closed for renovations.
- Please contact 658-4100 if you have any questions prior to your visit.
Need To Know
About New Orleans Museum of Art
The New Orleans Museum of Art is committed to preserving, presenting, and enriching its collections and renowned sculpture garden; offering innovative experiences for learning and interpretation; and uniting, inspiring, and engaging diverse communities and cultures. NOMA is New Orleans’ oldest fine arts institution and most ambitious cultural convener.
Size: When NOMA first opened in 1911, it displayed only 9 works of art. Their permanent collection has grown to over 40,000 works today.
Eye Catcher: The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden surrounds the building. Situated on 11 acres, the diverse garden landscape including two lagoons and more than 90 sculptures, is hard to miss.
Permanent Mainstay: Pre-Columbian art and Native American art are on exhibit all year round.
Don't Miss: Special Exhibitions including photography and contemporary art.