Museum Tours & More
World-renowned for its 35,000-piece collection, the Worcester Art Museum features must-see masterpieces spanning the globe. Enjoy highlights of the collection or delve into a featured exhibition during a guided tour with our Museum docents.
All Public Tours are FREE with Museum admission and require no reservations. Public tours (Sundays/Tours of the Month and Zip Tours) are offered September through May. Audio Tours and scheduled Group Tours are offered year round!
For a quick glance at upcoming tours and events, visit our events page.
Available at the Visitor Service Representative Desks at the Lancaster and Salisbury Street Entrances. Now offered in English and Spanish!
A self-guided audio tour of some of the Museum's greatest treasures is available for rent (free for members).
Saturdays at 10:30am
Explore the museum galleries with your family on a docent-guided discovery tour. Hear fun facts, stories and enjoy sharing observations and time together. Tours last approximately 45 minutes.
Free for children 17 and under; free for adults with museum admission; Admission free for all the first Saturday of each month between 10am-12noon.
Tours of the Month
One Wednesday and Saturday of each month, 2pm
Each month, a Museum Docent picks a topic of special interest and creates a tour through the Museum based upon that subject matter. This is an opportunity for visitors to glean a more in depth knowledge about the collection. Don't miss out! Free with Museum admission.
Sundays at 1-2pm
Join one of our talented Museum docents for an overview of the Museum collection. Free with Museum admission.
Zip tours are fast paced views of one artist or work of art, and last only 20 minutes. Free with Museum admission; Admission free for all the first Saturday of each month between 10am-12noon.
To arrange a private, guided tour for your group of 10 or more, please call the Education Tour Coordinator at 508.799.4406, x3130 at least two weeks in advance. Offered year round a group tour can be tailored to a variety of interests and ages. Please see more information on planning your group tour for ideas, rates and reservations.