HOURS & ADMISSION

Thursdays

11AM-4PM

Adult

$12

Fridays

11AM-4PM

Senior (60+)

$10

Saturdays

11AM-4PM

Student

$10

Sundays

11AM-4PM

Children 6 & older

$10

Third Thursdays

11AM-8PM

Children 5 & under

Free

Members

Free

Sundays
(all visitors)

Free

Third Thursdays
(5-8pm)

Free

RESERVE TIMED TICKET

Advance reservations are not required but are recommended.

Masks are required in the Museum regardless of vaccination status. If you are not feeling well, please visit another day. Thank you for doing your part to help protect our community.


HEALTH AND SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

Reduced Schedule

Reduced hours are Thursdays-Sundays, 11am-4pm:

  • On Sundays we will continue to offer free admission to the public, with timed ticketing.
  • Our Museum Café will operate in a limited capacity, offering bottled beverages and prepackaged snacks.
  • The Museum Store is open.
  • Art Ways is open.

Virtual Programing

We will continue to offer online activities and programing through #AAMatHome for the convenience and consideration of those who can’t make it in to the Museum, and for those who want to continue their engagement with art 24/7.

Safety Precautions


All visitors ages 2 and older are required to wear appropriate masks while visiting the Museum regardless of vaccination status. If you forget to bring a mask, complimentary face masks are available. If you have a fever, any COVID-19 symptom, or possible exposure, please plan your visit for a future date.

Please practice social distancing throughout the Museum. We encourage visitors to maintain a safe social distance of six feet or more between groups.

All public and office spaces of the Museum have been thoroughly cleaned and disinfected and will be maintained frequently, with high-touch surfaces being cleaned continuously.

Hand sanitizer stations have been established throughout the Museum.

 

Visitor capacity is limited. Reserving timed tickets guarantees a two-hour visit. Walk-ins are welcome as capacity allows.

Plexiglass shields have been installed at the front desk, Store, and Café.

 

The cleanliness of our restrooms will be maintained continuously, and frequent hand washing is encouraged.

Visitor traffic patterns have been revised to promote safe distancing.

 

Legal Disclaimer

Although the Allentown Art Museum is implementing precautions recommended by the Pennsylvania Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to reduce the risk of exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19), risk of exposure cannot be eliminated for visitors to public places, like the Museum. The Museum expressly disclaims all liability related to such risk. By accessing the Allentown Art Museum, you on your own behalf, and on behalf of any minor accompanying you, assume all risks and dangers in any way related to exposure to COVID-19, including but not limited to the risk and danger of personal injury, illness, injury and/or death, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law. By being permitted to access to the Allentown Art Museum, you on your own behalf, and on behalf of any minor accompanying you, waive release Allentown Art Museum and its owners, operators, directors, employees, and agents from any and all liability or claim you and/or such minor(s) may have that is in any way related to exposure to COVID-19, including but not limited to claims for personal injury, illness, injury, and/or death, whether caused by negligence or otherwise, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

VISITOR POLICIES

Behavior on Museum Property

Considerate behavior is expected of all visitors:

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Food and drinks are to be enjoyed before entering the galleries.
  • Please conduct phone conversations outside of the galleries.

To ensure the safety and preservation of the art:

  • Please do not touch the art.
  • Remain at least 2-feet away from the art.

To ensure a safe and comfortable experience for all, please note the following is not permitted on Museum property:

  • Smoking
  • Shoes with wheels
  • Skateboards
  • Scooters
  • Other personal recreational non-motorized and motorized vehicles

Baggage and Outerwear Storage

Large bags, backpacks, umbrellas, and similar items must be checked and stored in lockers next to the front desk. Larger outerwear must be stored in our coat closet.

Accessibility

The Museum is handicapped-accessible.

The main entrance of the Museum on Fifth Street is equipped with an entrance ramp and automatic doors.

Manual wheelchairs are available at the front desk at no charge on a first-come, first-served basis. To request assistance from the parking area to the entrance, please call the front desk at 610-432-4333 ext. 110.

Accessible restrooms are available on the first and second floors. Accessible baby-changing facilities are available in the restrooms.

Service animals for visitors with disabilities, strollers, and diaper bags are allowed in the Museum.

Photography

Unless otherwise noted, personal non-flash photography with a handheld photo-taking device is permitted.

The selling of or commercial use of images of the Museum’s artwork, interior, or exterior is prohibited.

Selfie-sticks, tripods, and monopods are not permitted.

Sketching in Galleries

Sketching in the galleries using pencils only is encouraged.

DIRECTIONS

Allentown Art Museum
31 North Fifth Street
Allentown, PA 18101

Get custom driving, walking, and public transportation directions on Google Maps.

From Bethlehem and Easton

Take Route 22 West to the Allentown exit for 7th Street South. In two miles, turn left on Turner Street. In two blocks, turn right on 5th Street. The Museum is 1.5 blocks on the left.

From Quakertown

Take Route 309 North. Bear right onto Route 145/South 4th Street. This street will change names several times eventually becoming American Parkway. Turn left on Linden Street and then left on 5th Street. The Museum is on the left.

From Reading and Kutztown

Take Route 222 North (becomes Hamilton Street in Allentown) to 4th Street. Turn left on 4th Street. In one block, turn left on to Linden Street. In one block, turn left on to 5th Street. The Museum is on the left.

From Philadelphia

Take I-476 North toward Plymouth Meeting. Then take exit toward Lehigh Valley. Keep right at fork for Route 22 East. Take Route 145 South/MacArthur Road (7th Street) exit. Turn right onto Route 145 South/MacArthur Road (7th Street). In two miles, turn left on to Turner Street. In two blocks, turn right on to 5th Street. The Museum is 1.5 blocks on the left.

From Scranton and Wilkes-Barre

Take I-81 South, then exit 175A to merge onto Route 315 South toward Pittston. Take I-81 North ramp and keep left at fork toward Route 476 South. Take exit 56 to merge onto Route 22 East. Take Route 145 South/MacArthur Road toward 7th Street exit. Turn right on to Route 145 South/MacArthur Road (7th Street). In two miles, turn left on to Turner Street. In two blocks, turn right on to 5th Street. The Museum is 1.5 blocks on the left.

From Harrisburg

Take I-78 East toward Allentown. Merge onto Route 22 East. Take Route 145 South/MacArthur Road (7th Street) exit. Turn right on to Route 145 South/MacArthur Road (7th Street). In two miles, turn left on to Turner Street. In two blocks, turn right on to 5th Street. The Museum is 1.5 blocks on the left.

From New York and New Jersey

Take I-78 West into PA to exit 60B. Merge onto PA Route 145 North/Route 309 North towards 4th Street. This street will change names several times eventually becoming American Parkway. Turn left on to Linden Street, then left on to 5th Street. The Museum is on the left.

PARKING

Free parking for Museum visitors is available in the lot next to the Museum on Fifth and Linden Street. On-street metered parking on Fifth Street and Linden Street is also available as well as several nearby parking decks.

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PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

LANTA buses service the entire Lehigh Valley region. Use the Trip Planner on the LANTA site to find the bus number and schedule, using the Museum’s address, 31 North Fifth Street, Allentown, as the destination point.