Winter: Monday-Friday, 11am-4pm;
Saturday, 10am-5pm; Sunday, 12-5pm
Spring: 7 days a week, 10am-5pm
Summer: 7 days a week, 10am-6pm
Fall: 7 days a week, 10am-5pm
*Check the top of our website for the current operating hours. Changes due to holidays or other special events will be clearly posted.
General admission for a self-guided visit is as follows.
The Museum is fully accessible to people in wheelchairs. For your protection and the protection of the Museum exhibits, strollers, backpacks, umbrellas, parcels and bags must be checked in the coatroom. Food and drink are not permitted. Photos may be taken throughout the Museum, except as noted.
To enhance the Museum’s content on diversity, inclusion in the workplace, and anti-violence, we provide various programs, special guests and other free events for families and fundraising events throughout the year. View our Calendar of Events. With the exception of fundraising activities, most events are included with your Museum admission.
ACCESS ADMISSION PROGRAM – NLM is happy to join the ACCESS Admission Program in Pennsylvania. This city-wide initiative, led by Art-Reach, provides PA ACCESS Card holders $2 admission to a number of local art, museums, and cultural institutions. PA ACCESS Card holders enjoy discounted admission to NLM during regular business hours – just show your PA ACCESS card and photo ID to our front desk staff. For more information on fun things to do in Pennsylvania, please visit the Art-Reach website.
AAA DISCOUNT – Show your AAA card to our front desk staff to receive general adult admission for $5.
PHILADELPHIA PASS – NLM is among 40 attractions which accepts the Philadelphia Pass. Learn more and purchase your Philadelphia Pass.
MoAR VISITORS DISCOUNT – Show your ticket from the Museum of the American Revolution at the front desk and receive a special discount admission to the National Liberty Museum, $1 for children ages 5-17 and $5 for adults/seniors. Discount applies to any day.
STAMP PROGRAM – NLM is proud to join the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance’s STAMP program, which offers Philadelphia teens (ages 14-19) free admission to a number of local art and cultural institutions. STAMP pass holders enjoy free admission to NLM during regular business hours – just show your STAMP pass to our front desk staff. Learn more about the STAMP program.
ONGOING SPECIAL OFFERS – NLM is proud to offer a $2 discount year-round to teachers, active/retired military, and first responders with ID.
Opening on Friday, April 7, this new temporary exhibit will showcase works that traditionally have been marginalized as “functional” glass art due to their association with an illicit activity. The “Treachery of Images” Exhibit embraces both the technical and social challenges of this art form by celebrating the unconventional designs and amazing craftsmanship of glass pipemakers. The work shown here, Freija by Banjo and Snic Barnes, is one of dozens of works that will be on display. Click here to learn more.
Opening on Friday, June 2 to coincide with “LGBT Pride Month,” this will be the nation’s FIRST museum exhibit of studio glass works produced exclusively by artists of the LGBT+ community. It will showcase the diverse subjects, methods, and styles explored by these artists. The work shown here by Pearl Dick will be among dozens of works on display. Click here to learn more.
Indie Lens Pop-Up is a neighborhood series that brings people together for FREE film screenings and community-driven conversations. Four films are scheduled for the coming months. After each FREE screening, we will host a thought-provoking panel discussion. Learn more and RSVP Today!
The National Liberty Museum co-sponsors and hosts a series of lectures on important foreign policy issues. Click here to learn about the upcoming event on May 2.
Nominations for our 2017 TD Bank Young Heroes Award are now open. Each year, we look for young people who have championed liberty through civic engagement, resolving conflicts respectfully, promoting diversity, and demonstrating leadership in their school or community. Learn more and submit your nomination today!
This year’s GLASS AUCTION & GALA will be held Saturday evening, October 7 at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel, 201 N 17th St, Philadelphia, PA. An outstanding collection of art is being assembled. Sponsorships are available. Our 2017 "Heroes of Liberty" are Stephen & Sandy Sheller. The artist honoree is Pearl Dick from Chicago. Click here for more information.
Join the NLM on an arts-filled tour of parts of Wisconsin, Sept. 6-11, 2017. From Milwaukee’s art museums, to private collections, to a stop in beautiful Door County, which juts directly into Lake Michigan, you’ll follow host Arlene Silvers for a one-of-a-kind experience. Click here for more information.