Galleries and Museum Shop

Days of Operation:
June 2021: Open Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday
July through October: Open every day except Wednesday
November and December: Open Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday
April through June 2022: Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday

Hours of Operation: 10am to 4pm

Fridays June 4 through September 3, open until 7pm.

Closed for the months of January, February, and March

Closed on Christmas Day

The Museum Research Library is open on Mondays
from 1pm to 4pm.

Method of Payment: Credit or Debit Card only please.

Bennington Museum is a BLUE STAR Museum!

Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel, including the National Guard and Reserves, and their families.

The 2021 Blue Star Museums program begins on Armed Forces Day—Saturday, May 15, 2021, and ends on Labor Day—Monday, September 6, 2021. For more information on Blue Star Museums, please see the FAQ page of the National Endowment for the Arts. Participating museums look forward to welcoming you in accordance with local safety protocols.


Bennington Museum is a Museum for Everyone!

Bennington Museum is proud to participate in Museums for All program 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.


  • Facemasks must be worn at all times when in the building by staff and visitors.
  • Required signage and distance markers will be posted at the entrance to the Museum to help appropriately space any queue that forms.
  • A Plexiglass barrier will be installed at the guest services desk.
  • Occupancy limits will be posted at the entrance to each gallery.
  • Hand sanitizing stations will be set throughout the Museum.