New Hours

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


Special Hours

*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.


Member Tickets
(*in order to avoid creating a duplicate account.)

Please obtain your tickets early to avoid the line!

Holiday Closures 

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

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

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.

Lobby_Western Spirit_Scottsdales Museum of the WestThe 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