Wednesday to Sunday: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.*
*We suggest arriving early to allow approximately 2 hours to enjoy the museum prior to its prompt closing at 3pm.
Closed Monday and Tuesday
*10am -11am is reserved for members and at-risk persons (65 yrs+ and those with pre-existing conditions)
Face coverings are required for adults and children over 2yrs.
Advanced Timed Ticketing
Advanced Timed Ticket Admission purchase (members are to reserve free tickets through the member portal) with limited number of admissions to ensure physical distancing and controlled occupancy quota per time period.Non-Member Tickets
*Note: Online timed tickets are in 30-minute arrival intervals starting at 10am. Please allow approximately 2hrs to enjoy the museum prior to its prompt closing at 3pm. Please arrive a few minutes prior to ticket time to allow for check-in procedures.
Online and in-person ticketing is subject to availability due to occupancy levels.
Temperatures will be taken upon arrival prior to admission.
Pre-purchased or reserved member mobile (or printed) tickets will be scanned upon entry.
Member Timed Tickets
Members are to sign in to the member portal with the email associated with their Western Spirit membership* to reserve member tickets:
Enter the email associated with your Western Spirit membership
Select “forget password” if necessary to reset your password.
(*in order to avoid creating a duplicate account.)
Please obtain your tickets early to avoid the line!
Closed Thanksgiving Day: Thursday, November 26, 2020
Closed Christmas Eve: Tuesday, December 24, 2020
Closed Christmas Day: Wednesday, December 25, 2020
Closed New Year’s Eve: Tuesday, December 31, 2020
Closed New Year’s Day: Wednesday, January 1, 2021
Closed Easter: Sunday, April 4, 2021
Closed Memorial Day: Monday, May 31, 2021
Closed Independence Day: Saturday, July 4, 2021
Closed Labor Day: Monday, September 6, 2021
Seniors (65+) and Active Military: $15
Students (Full-time with ID) and Children (6-17): $9
Members and Children 5 and Under: FREE
Thursdays, November-April: Scottsdale residents with proof of residence (e.g., driver’s license, utility bill) receive FREE museum admission. (Please note: The museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day. Admission rates apply May-October.)
NEW! SELF-GUIDED AUDIO TOURS To assist with social distancing, recorded information from exhibit panels throughout the galleries are now available on the audio tour guide after check-in. 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.)
Group Tours have been temporarily suspended per safety guidelines until further notice.
The museum has two push wheelchairs on-site that guests can sign out at the Visitor Services desk. The wheelchairs are free of charge, and available on a first-come, first-served basis. A photo ID is required to sign out each wheelchair.
Photo by Bill Timmerman. Courtesy Studio Ma, Architect