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    Enjoy highlights of the collection or delve into a featured exhibition during a guided tour with our Museum docents.

    For a list of upcoming tours and events, visit our Calendar page.

    Self Guided Tours

    Audio Tour

    A self-guided audio tour of some of the Museum's greatest treasures is available at the Visitor Service Representative Desks at the Lancaster and Salisbury Street Entrances. Now offered in English and Spanish! Free for members.

    Public Tours

    All Public Tours are FREE with Museum admission and require no reservations.

    Family Tours

    First Saturday of each month 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 30 minutes. Free.

    First Saturday of each month at 11-11:30am*
    Stay after your family tour, or drop-in for Make Art! - a fun intergenerational time in the galleries. Get inspired by our art and try making something uniquely yours. Materials will be provided. Come recover your childlike sense of free spirited play! Free.

    * Admission is FREE for all the first Saturday of each month between 10am-12noon.

    Zip Tours

    Saturdays, noon
    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.

    Sunday Tour

    Sundays at 1-2pm
    Join one of our talented Museum docents for an overview of the Museum collection. Free with Museum admission.

    Tours of the Month

    First and Third 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.

    Stroller Tours

    First and Third Wednesday of each month, 10:30-11:15am
    It's never too early to visit the Worcester Art Museum to start learning about art! This tour is designed for children 0 - 3 years old, their siblings, and their parents/grandparents/guardians. A Museum teacher will engage caretakers and their infants and toddlers with art and stories in the galleries. Stay for tea, coffee, juice and snacks after your tour. Free with Museum admission.

    Check our events calendar for upcoming tour topics.

    Group Tours

    To arrange a private, guided tour for your group of 10 or more please visit our Group Tours page

    Homeschool Wednesdays

    Tours and Gallery Studio Workshops designed to complement home-based learning for ages 5 and up. Click here to learn more.