Visit Ogden Museum Tickets and Information



Frequently Asked Questions

What are your hours?

Ogden Museum is now open, and you can visit from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., seven days a week. 

Monday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Thursday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Museum is closed Lundi Gras and Mardi Gras, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day. Please check the calendar for early closings and other information.

How do I purchase tickets?

Ogden Museum has implemented online timed ticketing for visitors and members, and we encourage contactless pay. After purchasing your ticket, you will receive two emails – an order confirmation and then an e-ticket. Please give your name and show your e-ticket (printed or on your phone) at the Visitor Services desk upon arrival. Visitors purchasing tickets at the Museum may swipe their own credit card or provide card information to the Museum employee to process payment. Some discounts must be redeemed at the Museum (NARM, free first Fridays for college students, art museum employees).

If you miss your visit window, don’t worry! Simply call 504.539.9650 or email to reschedule. Not sure what time you can visit? While online timed ticketing is recommended, you can also purchase your timed ticket on-site. 


Will Ogden Museum be hosting tours, events and programming?

At this time, the Museum will not be hosting group gatherings. We do invite you to visit the Museum and tour our exhibitions. We will continue to provide online opportunities through our virtual platform, Ogden Museum Online.

Will water fountains be open? 

For your safety and per CDC guidance, public water fountains will not be open. Food and drinks are not permitted in the Museum. We ask that you store your personal water bottle in your bag while visiting the Museum. 

Does Ogden Museum have a bag check?

Bag check is not available at this time. Visitors should carry their bags on their side or front. 

Do I need to wear a face covering?

For the health and safety of all, when visiting Ogden Museum, you must wear a face covering, per City, State and CDC guidelines. It is not recommended that a child under the age of 2 wear a mask. Ogden Museum will provide face coverings to those who don’t have their own.

Is the Museum operating at a reduced capacity?

Ogden Museum is operating with a reduced capacity. Only 100 people are permitted in the building at a time. We are also limiting the number of people in restrooms, permitting one person at time. A parent or caretaker may enter the restroom with their children. 

What other measures are being implemented to maintain a safe environment for staff and visitors?

  • The Museum is maintaining a rigorous cleaning schedule, frequently sanitizing high touch areas like door handles. 
  • Ogden Museum staff have access to masks and gloves. All Ogden Museum staff who engage the visiting public will wear masks and gloves.
  • Plexiglass shields have been installed at the visitor services reception desk, the store counter and at the security podium near our front doors. 
  • Hand sanitation stations have been installed for staff and visitors.
  • Signage throughout the Museum has been installed to communicate protocols. 
  • Ogden Museum is performing daily temperature checks with a touchless thermometer for staff and contractors.
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Museum Location

Ogden Museum of Southern Art is located in the Warehouse District of downtown New Orleans, directly across the street from the Contemporary Arts Center, near the National World War II Museum. The galleries of the New Orleans Arts District are within walking distance of the Museum, as well as several local restaurants and shops.

925 Camp Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

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  • Free to Louisiana Residents Thursdays, Courtesy of The Helis Foundation 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Museum Members: Free
  • Member price for additional ticket: $6.75
  • UNO Students, Faculty & Staff (with current ID): Free
  • NARM (North American Reciprocal): Free
  • Employees of other Art Institutions (must show ID or business card): Free
  • Adults: $13.50
  • Seniors (65 and over): $11
  • Children (5-17): $6.75
  • Children (Under 5): Free
  • Students and Teachers (with ID): $11
  • Service Members (with ID): $11

Children under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult. 

Additional Admission Discounts

  • O First Friday: On the first Friday of every month, college students receive free admission to the Museum from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. with a college ID.
At this time, Ogden Museum is not distributing gallery guides. Please find our current gallery guide here:

Group Discounts & Tours


We are a North American Reciprocal Museum

Ogden Museum is a North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM). If you are a member of a NARM museum, you receive free entry to Ogden Museum. Dual, Family, Kohlmeyer Circle, Supporting, Curator’s Circle, Director’s Circle, Richardson Society and Chairman’s Circle Ogden Museum members receive free admission to over 1,000 museums throughout the United States and Canada through the Museum’s NARM partnership.

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The Museum does not have an assigned parking area. Surrounding the Museum are several lots managed by Premium Parking. For pricing and to reserve your spot, explore In addition there are street parking options and a paid parking garage is located on the World War II Museum campus at 1024 Magazine Street. Prices vary depending on parking location.


  • Manual wheelchairs are available free of charge. Please inquire at the admissions desk.
  • Accessible restrooms are located on the second and fifth floors of Stephen Goldring Hall.
  • Specific special arrangements should be made with admissions. Please call 504.539.9650 for assistance.


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