to the nation’s museum for self-taught, intuitive artistry.
Helpful information is below to plan your visit!
Online, advanced purchase of a timed ticket is required. See our full Visitor Guidelines as you plan your visit.
SENIOR (60 & up): $13.95
ACTIVE MILITARY*: $9.95
CHILDREN 6 & under: FREE!
MEMBERS: FREE! (just show us your Fan Club Card)
(Closed Mondays, Tuesdays, Christmas Day and Thanksgiving Day)
* Present ID at front desk
artist Gayleen Aiken
“A museum with a difference.
plan your visit
The American Visionary Art Museum is located at 800 Key Highway, Baltimore, MD next to Federal Hill Park and the Inner Harbor.
Abundant metered parking, which is also handicapped accessible, is available on Covington Street and Key Highway. Please note that the meters are in effect 24 hours, 7 days a week. Also, be sure to read and follow all signs posted by Baltimore City Parking Authority.
Paid parking is also available in the public lot at The Rusty Scupper Restaurant on Key Highway.
The Maryland Transit Administration operates public transportation options to AVAM. Visit MTA's Trip Planner to view your options. Simply enter your End Address as 800 Key Highway Baltimore, MD 21230. For more information, visit mta.maryland.gov or call 1-866-RIDE-MTA.
Our main entrance is the accessible entrance.
Mobility Aids: The museum and its campus are accessible to wheelchairs and those with limited mobility. Wheelchairs are available free of charge at Visitor Services on a first-come, first-served basis.
Service animals are welcome in the museum.
For visitors who are hearing impaired, films are either captioned, or transcripts are available upon request at Visitor Services.
Group visits have temporarily moved to a virtual format. We offer a variety of virtual tour options for school and adult groups.
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We’re excited you’re visiting. Please see the Visitor Guidelines we’ve implemented to prioritize the well-being and health for you, other visitors, and our staff. We look forward to seeing you!
Coat and bag check are temporarily suspended. Please limit bags to 12”X12” in size.
Coats and strollers are allowed.
No backpacks, food, or drink in the museum, please. Thank you!
PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEO indoors & outside
Photography without flash for personal use is welcome! Please no additional equipment such as tripods, lights, and selfie sticks. Also, remember to respect the art and other visitors' experiences as you're snapping.
For our full policy, including engagement, wedding, portraits, media, and commercial/film shoots, see our Photography and Video Policy.