Visit Ogden Museum Tickets and Information

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are your hours?

Ogden Museum is 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 Mardi Gras Day, 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, but on-site purchasing is also available. 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. Some discounts must be redeemed at the Museum (NARM, Free First Fridays for college students, art museum employees, etc.).

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

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Will Ogden Museum be hosting tours, events and programming?

Events and programming are happening both in-person and online. At this time, we are not hosting in-person tours, but virtual opportunities are available.

Will water fountains be open? 

Water fountains are open and cleaned frequently. 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?

If you are not fully vaccinated against Covid-19, you need to wear a mask inside and remain at a safe distance from others. If you are fully vaccinated, you do not need to wear a mask inside. See current local guidelines here

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. 
  • 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.
  • Ogden Museum is performing daily temperature checks with a touchless thermometer for staff and contractors.

Admissions

  • 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 (ages 5-17): $6.75
  • Children (under 5): Free
  • Students and Teachers (with ID): $11
  • Service Members (with ID): $11
  • Discounted admission for adult groups of 10 or more with advance purchase: $11 per adult
    Email info@ogdenmuseum.org for group reservations. Some COVID-19 restrictions may apply.

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

Additional Admission Discounts

  • Ogden Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Military families get free admission from May 15 – September 6, 2021 with military ID.
  • 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.

Gallery Guide


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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Virtual Group Tours

ADULTS

We would love to have your group tour the Ogden Museum of Southern Art virtually!  Join us for a deep dive exploring the richness and diversity of Southern art and artists via a scheduled Zoom art talk. Museum Educator Sara Echaniz will facilitate an in-depth conversation highlighting art and artists from Ogden Museum’s collection, touching on self-taught artists, photography, abstract paintings, architecture and early 20th century landscapes. See artworks by Clementine Hunter, Ida Kohlmeyer, Elmore Morgan, Jr., Benny Andrews, Bo Bartlett, Lulu King Saxon and more!

Please email education@ogdenmuseum.org for more information and to book a tour for your adult group.

STUDENTS

We are excited to now offer Virtual Field Trips!  During this interactive program, an Ogden Museum Educator will lead a participatory exploration of 4-5 artworks from the Museum’s collection. Currently, four thematic tours are offered, however we are happy to collaborate with teachers and group leaders to design tours exploring specific subjects, topics, artworks and themes. Two-week advance notice is needed for customized tours.

Learn More

Please email education@ogdenmuseum.org for more information and to book a tour for your student group.


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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Parking

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 premiumparking.com. 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.


Accessibility 

  • 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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