Plan Your Visit

Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10 am–5 pm
Wednesday 10 am–9 pm
Thursday 10 am–5 pm
Friday 10 am–5 pm
Saturday 10 am–5 pm
Sunday 10 am–5 pm

Museum Closure Days

Closed Monday, February 12

 

Admission

Adults | $12.95
Seniors | $9.95
Youth (ages 6–18) | $9.95
Children (ages 0–5) | FREE
UMFA members | FREE
U of U students, staff, and faculty | FREE
Students at public Utah universities | FREE
Utah Horizon/EBT cardholders | FREE
Active duty military families | FREE

Go West! Art of the American Frontier from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, on view December 3, 2017–March 11, 2018, is a special ticketed exhibition. Ticket prices include access to all Museum galleries. Tickets may be purchased at the UMFA welcome desk during regular business hours.

Adults: $18.95
Seniors & Youth (ages 6–18): $15.95
Children (ages 0–5), UMFA members, and U of U students, staff, and faculty: FREE
Students at public Utah universities, Utah Horizon/EBT cardholders, and active duty military families: $6

Free Days

Admission is free each first Wednesday and third Saturday of the month.
Free access may vary for special ticketed exhibitions.

Museums for All

The UMFA supports Museums for All. Present a Utah Horizon or EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) card and valid photo ID to receive free admission for 1–4 visitors.

Blue Star Museums

The UMFA is a Blue Star Museum, offering free admission to active duty military personnel and their families (up to 6 visitors) with military ID.

How to Get Here

The Museum is located in the Marcia and John Price Museum Building at 410 Campus Center Drive on the University of Utah campus, between Rice-Eccles Stadium and the Jon M. Huntsman Center.

TRAX

The UMFA is easily accessed by TRAX. We are located just a five-minute walk northwest of the University South Campus stop on the University (Red) line. Click here to plan your trip.

Bus

The UMFA is easily accessed by the following UTA bus routes: 17, 213, 223, 228, 313, 354, 455, and 473. Click here to plan your trip.

Driving

From the north or south: Travel on I-15 and take the 600 South exit. Turn left on State Street and right on 400 South. Head east on 400 South (which becomes 500 South) to the light at Campus Center Drive (at 1580 East). Turn left on Campus Center Drive, veering right on to South Campus Drive. Turn left at the next light on to 1725 East, the Museum will be on your left.

From the east or the west: Travel on I-80 to Foothill Drive. Take Foothill Drive north to Mario Capecchi Drive. Turn right on Mario Capecchi Drive and left onto South Campus Drive. Turn right onto 1725 East, the Museum will be on your left.

Parking

Free and pay parking is available for weekday visits. Campus parking is free on weekends, except in reserved stalls. Click here for a map of available parking near the Museum. 

Free Visitor Stalls

Turn left on 1725 East, then right into the lot east of the Museum and park in any stall labeled UMFA Visitor Parking. Register your license plate number at the welcome desk to avoid a parking citation.

Pay Lot

Turn left on 1725 East, then continue as road curves to the east (the Business Loop) and look for the visitor pay lot on your right—be sure to prepay at the kiosk.

Tips for Your Visit

Museum Manners

Help us protect the art and ensure an enjoyable and safe visit for all. We appreciate your cooperation with these simple guidelines:

  • Please walk and use respectful voices in the galleries.
  • Look but don’t touch, oil from your fingers can damage the artwork.
  • No food, drink, or gum is permitted in the galleries.
  • Pencils only please (no pens).
  • Check backpacks, large bags, and umbrellas at the welcome desk. Groups are encouraged to leave large bags at home, school, or on the bus.

Accessibility

The UMFA welcomes all visitors and strives to be accessible to everyone. Visit the Accessibility page for more information.

Family Fun

Family backpacks, a Family Guide, and more family-friendly activities are available for free at the welcome desk and around the museum. Visit the Families page for more information about family programs in the Museum and around the community. 

Trailhead, Basecamp, and Lookout

Need a break? Comfy seating, additional art content, and charging stations are available at the Trailhead, Basecamp, and Lookout conversation areas.

Audio Guide

Check out our free audio guide to discover more about the art on view.

Photography

Photographs may be used for personal, non-commercial use only and may not be distributed. No flash photography is permitted—intense light damages the artwork. No tripods or large camera bags are permitted in galleries, bulky equipment may damage objects. Photography is not permitted for objects or galleries identified with a "No Photography" symbol.  No video recording is permitted in the Museum. Click here to request image reproductions of objects from the permanent collection. 

Don’t forget to share and tag your photos! #umfa @utahmuseumoffinearts

Sketching in the Museum

Classes and individuals are welcome to sketch objects on view in the galleries. For the protection of the art and the Museum building, only dry media such as pencils, chalk, charcoal, and chalk pastels are permitted in the galleries. Greasy media, pens, markers, ink, and paint are not permitted. Please use a drop cloth or plastic trash bag to collect chalk powder and pencil shavings. If you forget your drop cloth we have a limited supply at the welcome desk.

Groups of 10 or more should make advanced reservations to avoid conflicts with other tours or special programs. Contact the tour coordinator or call 801.581.3580 to schedule a group visit.

Coat Check and Lockers

Free coat check and lockers are available. Backpacks, large bags, and umbrellas must be checked at the welcome desk or placed in lockers.

Restrooms

Single gender-neutral restrooms are located on the first floor by the temporary exhibitions gallery and on the second floor adjacent to the modern and contemporary gallery.

Changing Stations

Changing stations are located on the first floor in the restroom near The Museum Café and the restroom by the ACME Lab, and on the second floor in the restroom near the modern and contemporary gallery.

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