The Charles Hosmer - Morse Museum of American Art


Plan Your Visit

The Morse Museum is open to the public six days a week throughout the year with the exception of some major holidays. Parking is available at the Museum’s rear entrance. Please plan on taking at least 90 minutes to view the galleries, and in addition we strongly encourage you to allow time to view our 14-minute orientation film, A Legacy for the Community.

Public Hours

9:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday (Open until 8:00 p.m. Friday, November through April)
1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Sunday
Closed Monday and most major holidays

Admission

$5 Adults
$4 Seniors
$1 Students
Free for children younger than 12
All visitors free 4:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. Fridays (November through April)
All SunRail riders with tickets free through September 30

Directions

From I-4, take the Fairbanks Avenue exit (Exit 87). Drive toward Winter Park 1.8 miles. Turn left onto Park Avenue. Proceed 1/2 mile to the Museum.

Click here for an area map.

Parking

Parking is available directly behind the Museum and is will be accessible from Cole and Canton Avenues. Additional free parking is available on the first, fourth, and fifth floors of the Park Place garage on Canton Avenue, across from the Museum.

Calendar

To view Morse programs and events by month, click here for the Museum’s online calendar.

Tours

Docent tours are usually available during public hours. Inquire at the Visitor Information Desk. Docents provide a highlights tour of the Museum, which does not include the new Tiffany Wing.

Curator tours of the Museum’s new Tiffany wing are available at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Available on a first-come, first-served basis to visitors in the Museum. No advance reservations.

Gallery Talks are available in the Lifelines—Forms and Themes of Art Nouveau gallery with docents at 11 a.m. and with Curator Donna Climenhage at 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Available on a first-come, first-served basis to visitors in the Museum. No advance reservations.

Cell Phone Audio Tour
Beginning February 11, a free cell phone audio tour will be available for the Laurelton Hall exhibition. Information and guides are available at the Visitor Services desk.

Group Tours at the Morse

Reservations are required for group and Spanish-language tours. For more information on group tours, click here.

Temperature

The Museum’s galleries are kept at 68 degrees. A light sweater or jacket may be advisable to ensure your comfort.

Wheelchairs

A limited number of wheelchairs are available to people with disabilities. Inquire at the Visitor Services Desk.

Strollers

Strollers present a serious problem to visitors in our small galleries. Umbrella strollers only will be allowed when possible. They must be handled with the greatest attention and care. Please inquire at the Visitor Services Desk.

Backpacks and Large Parcels

Backpacks and large parcels are not permitted in the galleries.

General Gallery Policies

Food and beverages are not permitted.
Photography is not permitted.
Please silence your cell phones.
Please do not touch the works of art.

Lectures and Films

Lectures and films in the McKean Pavilion are free.

Museum Shop

The Museum Shop is open during Museum hours.

Membership

Museum members receive free admission, a shop discount, guest passes, invitations to lectures, events, and receptions and frequent news about the collection and exhibitions. For more information, click here.

Visitor’s Guide

A PDF copy of the Visitor’s Guide to the Morse Museum is available online. Please click here to download.