Welcome to your museum!

With over fourteen galleries for you to explore, we make art, history and innovation come alive by connecting you with real objects that will excite your imagination, challenge you with new and different ideas, and bring delight to your museum experience.



Galleries and Museum Shop
June through October
7 days a week from 10 am to 5 pm

February through May, November and December
Thursday through Tuesday, 10 am to 5 pm

Month of January, Easter, July 4, Thanksgiving Day, and December 25.  The museum closes at 1:00 pm on December 24 and December 31 and is closed Wednesday in November and December, February through May

Research Library
Effective beginning November 4, 2019, the Research Library’s hours will be Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 1:00 – 5:00

George Aiken Wildflower Trail and Hadwen Woods
Dawn to Dusk



Admission is always FREE for
Bennington Museum members
Age 17 and younger
Visitors presenting a membership card with a NARM sticker
Members of one of the eleven reciprocal museums in the Consortium of New England Art Museums
Students attending local colleges with current ID
Mount Anthony Union High School and Career Development Center students

Beginning February 1, 2020 new admission fees will be charged.  Please note that this is the first increase in over 10 years.

Adults – $12
Seniors (62+) and Students 18 and over – $10
Cell Phone Tours – FREE
Research e-mail request – $20
In person research – Free with admission
Groups of 10 or more with reservation    

Beginning June 1, admission is valid for two consecutive days.

Bennington Museum is proud to participate in Museums for All offering  access for families of all backgrounds to visit museums often and begin their enjoyment of art, history, and innovation. Museums for All is a cooperative initiative between the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  Admission is Free for up to 4 people upon presentation of an EBT card and photo ID.  Visits unlimited.

Bennington Museum participates in the Blue Star Museums Program.  In 2019, the program runs from Saturday, May 18, Armed Forces Day, through Monday, September 2, Labor Day. During this time, we offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel, including National Guard and  Reserve and up to five family members. A complete list of participating museums is available at www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.

4 Museum Combo Tickets $40

Looking for more art?  4-way ticket: $40 includes discounted one-day adult admission to the Clark, MASS MoCA, and Bennington Museum, and a savings of 20% at the Williams College Museum of Art store (admission to WCMA is free). $40. Valid through May 31, 2020.

5-way ArtCountry Summer Pass $50

$50 includes discounted one-day adult admission to the Clark, MASS MoCA, and Bennington Museum; a 20% discount toward a regularly priced Main Stage ticket at Williamstown Theatre Festival (based on availability); and a 20% discount in the Williams College Museum of Art store (admission to WCMA is free). Valid June 1, 2019 –May 31, 2020 (WTF tickets valid through August 18, 2019).