See the West from a Whole New Perspective

See the West from a
Whole New Perspective

Maynard DixonCloud World, 1925, oil on canvas; Courtesy of Adrienne Ruger Conzelman.

WE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE
We Are Open!

The following health and safety protocols during the pandemic are being implemented to ensure a safe environment:

FACE COVERINGS

All visitors over the age of two, and volunteers along with staff, are required to wear face coverings, and those visitors who are unable to wear face masks due to a medical condition may wear a face shield.

REDUCED DAYS AND HOURS OF OPERATION

Museum and Museum Store will have reduced days and hours of operation:
10 am – 3 pm Wednesday through Sunday*
*We suggest arriving early to allow approximately 2 hours to enjoy the museum prior to its prompt closing at 3pm.

NEW! ADVANCED PURCHASE TIMED TICKETING FOR ADMISSION

Advanced Timed Ticket Admission purchase (members are to reserve free tickets through the member portal below) with limited number of admissions to ensure physical distancing and controlled occupancy quota per time period.
*Note: Online timed tickets are in 30 minute arrival intervals starting at 10am. Please allow approximately 2hrs to enjoy the museum prior to closing promptly at 3pm. Arrive early prior to ticket time for check in.

Pre-purchased or reserved member mobile (or printed) tickets will be scanned upon entry.

(tickets will be available at the Visitor Services desk for purchase if occupancy quota is not met for that time period).

MEMBERS AND AT-RISK HOUR

First hour (10am – 11am) is with special accommodations for members and at-risk individuals.

Members are to sign into the member portal with the email associated with their Western Spirit membership in order to reserve member tickets.

SINGLE ENTRANCE

Enter at the southeast corner of the building and use the touch-free automatic door opener.

The museum’s gift shop doors at the northeast corner of the building will be used only as an exit from the building (other than at the time of an emergency).

TEMPERATURE SCREENING

Upon entry, visitors will receive a non-contact infrared temperature assessment to identify and triage people who have elevated temperatures. NO VISITOR WILL BE ADMITTED IF THEY HAVE EITHER A TEMPERATURE OR ARE NOT FEELING WELL

SOCIAL DISTANCING

There is floor signage posted throughout the museum requesting that visitors maintain six feet distancing between one’s party and others.

NEW! SELF-GUIDED AUDIO TOUR

To assist social distancing, recorded information from exhibit panels throughout the galleries are now on the audio tour guide for members and those who have purchased admission tickets. Download the audio tour guide to your smartphone or access it by phone call. Please bring your own headphones. (Group Tours are not available at this time.)

ADDITIONAL ENHANCEMENTS

Plexiglas partitions in transactional areas and hand sanitizer stations at visible locations; recommended personal hygiene procedures in the restrooms; and restricted elevator capacity guidelines posted at its entries.

See the West from a whole new perspective at this Smithsonian Affiliate destination.

Here, you can celebrate cultures and immerse yourself in stories with the power to inspire. Western and Native American art and artifacts connect you the west – past, present and future.

Reviews

Ranked #1 Museum in Scottsdale!

Great museum of Western Art!!

Amazing exhibits and art

Marvelous Collection of Western Art and Treasures

PRESS

 

The New York Times feature

The Los Angeles Times covered our exclusive
Goldwater photography exhibition

True West Magazine has continually rated us “The Nation’s Best Western Museum” (2019 Editors’ Choice)

What’s New

Veteran’s Day Wed Nov 11th 2020

    Observe Veteran's Day at SMoW!   THANK YOU  VETERANS AND ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY PERSONNEL In gratitude for your service we offer Free Admission for Veterans* and Active Duty Military Personnel* and 10% discount at the Museum Store on Veteran's Day...

New Exhibitions — and a New Look!

  You will See the West from a whole new perspective through our most recently opened and upcoming exhibitions: New Exhibits upon Re-Opening    Opening Oct 1, 2020 extended to  May 24, 2021 A.P. Hays Family Maynard Dixon Collection featured in...

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ADMISSION PRICES

Adults: $20

Seniors (65+) and Active Military: $15

Students (Full-time with ID) and Children (6-17): $9

Members and Children 5 and under: FREE

For special group rates, please contact Visitor Services: 480-686-9539

MUSEUM HOURS

10 am – 3 pm Wednesday through Sunday*
*We suggest arriving early to allow approximately 2 hours to enjoy the museum prior to its prompt closing at 3pm.

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