As the world’s largest continent, Asia is home to a breathtaking array of art and culture. From a rare 3,000 year old Chinese bronze rhino to the latest contemporary creations, the Asian Art Museum is a window to Asia’s past and present. With over 2,500 artworks from all over Asia in the museum’s collection galleries, something is bound to catch your eye. Take a free guided tour of the galleries or browse the galleries at your own leisure. Round out your visit with a tasty meal in our cafe and a unique find from our store.
We offer a robust schedule of tours, special exhibitions, performances, artist demonstrations, talks, parties and other programs throughout the year.
You can purchase tickets online
or at the museum. Groups of 10 or more people enjoy reduced admission to the museum—learn more
|Seniors (65+), Youth (13-17), and College Students with ID
|Children (12 and under)
|Asian Art Museum members
|Thursday evenings after 5 PM
|Target First Free Sundays (first Sunday of every month)*
*Free general admission on the first Sunday of each month is made possible by Target. Admission is granted on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to capacity restrictions, admission is not guaranteed. A surcharge may apply for some exhibitions.
Free guided tours of the museum’s collection and special exhibitions are available daily. Self-guided tours are available through the Asian Art Museum tour app. Learn more about the museum’s masterpieces and other significant artworks in English, French, Spanish, Korean, Mandarin or Cantonese. Borrow an iPod Touch featuring the tour for free at the Information Desk, or download the app to your own device
. Transcripts are also available.
Featuring daily specials to take advantage of fresh, seasonal ingredients, Cafe Asia
in the museum offers a range of dishes from a variety of Asian traditions. Sandwiches, snacks, and desserts provide perfect alternatives for families or folks on the go.
You can use the museum’s free Coat Check service (located on the first floor) to store all backpacks and umbrellas, as well as any purses, bags, luggage, or large parcels. Visitors may borrow strollers, wheelchairs, and lightweight folding stools free of charge from the Coat Check, subject to availability.
Tag us in any pictures you take at our museum using #myAAM. Photography is allowed in our galleries as long as you don’t use flash.