Masks must be worn at all times inside of the Museum and reservations are required to visit our galleries. Get your free passes.

Reserve Your Passes

General admission to the BMA is always free. Right now, to allow for adequate social distancing for our visitors and staff, reservations are required to visit the Baltimore Museum of Art.

Reservations are made available at 10 a.m. on the first Monday of every month for Members and on the first Tuesday at 10 a.m. for all guests.

Make a reservation today!

Reserve Timed-Entry Passes

Pass availability: Up to 45 passes are available for entry every 30 minutes. Groups with more than five people will be asked to separate into smaller groups while in the galleries.

If your plans change: If, for any reason, you are unable to reserve a pass online or your plans have changed and you will be unable to visit as scheduled, please call 443-573-1701 or email so that we might offer your spot to another visitor.

Where passes are not needed: Passes are not needed to visit the BMA Shop, Sculpture Garden, lobby restrooms, or Gertrude’s Chesapeake Kitchen. Reservations are required for dining at Gertrude’s. Curbside carryout is also available. Call 410-889-3399 or visit

Our Safety Policies

  • All visitors over the age of 2 are required to wear face masks inside the building. Please review CDC guidance on selecting the best possible mask. Bandanas and masks with exhalation valves are not permitted. Face shields cannot be used in lieu of a mask.
  • Face masks are also required when interacting with staff at the Welcome Tent or Snow Cone Sisters, entering or exiting the Sculpture Gardens, and when in close proximity to other groups. All Museum staff protect themselves and others by wearing face masks.
  • To reduce the risk of spreading the Coronavirus, we ask that you stay home if you are sick and/or experiencing: runny nose, sneezing, coughing, and/or fever (higher than 38ºC (100.4ºF). Please wait to visit the Museum until you are symptom-free for at least 24 hours.
  • All Museum visitors will enter the Museum through the East Entrance after checking in at our new outdoor welcome area. A Visitor Services Associate will greet you at the outdoor welcome area and scan your digital pass on your smartphone or your pass printed at home from your confirmation email.
  • Coat check will be available in the East Lobby. One visitor may enter the coat check area at a time.
  • Hand sanitizer stations will be available at the welcome area and throughout the Museum. Signage on the floors and walls will help visitors maintain six feet of social distance and capacity limits in different galleries and spaces throughout the Museum. Additional signage will indicate areas where one-way traffic may be required and provide reminders about important sanitary practices.
  • Please do not use spray or aerosol sanitizer anywhere in the Museum.
  • Restrooms will be made available to one group (you and anyone visiting with you) at a time.
  • Visitors will be able to exit the Museum through the Zamoiski East Entrance, Merrick Historic Entrance, and Wurtzburger School Entrance.
  • Please familiarize yourself with our standard visitor policies to help maintain a safe environment for you and the works of art.

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