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Tours

No matter your interests, there’s a tour for you with our guided tours led by a team of art historians and educators. Tours of our collections and special exhibitions are available in person at the Museum or virtually via Zoom. Book your tour today!

Our Education division also offers a variety of tours for K–12 school groups and academic audiences.

Reserve Your Tour

In-person tours

Experience our collections and special exhibitions through close looking and conversation, and build connections between works of art. These intimate tours are limited in size for comfort and safety, and each tour lasts approximately an hour and fifteen minutes.

Virtual tours

Join one of our friendly and experienced Museum Guides on Zoom for a virtual trip through our galleries. These hour-long tours include a variety of media (such as prepared video or still images), and encourage lively discussion with ample opportunities for questions and answers. Tours are intended for adult groups of ten or more participants (maximum of 40).

Self-guided tours

Group pricing is available for self-guided tours.

Collection Highlights

Explore some of our exciting collection offerings. Tours focus on one of four areas:

  • Identity and Representation: Discuss works by artists including Kehinde Wiley, Roberto Lugo, and Teri Greeves, who have explored themes of identity and artistic representation across time and place.
  • NYC Stories: Examine artworks and objects that tell stories about New York’s unique history and its role as a center of arts and culture.
  • Women Artists in the Brooklyn Museum: Learn about works of art and design in the Museum made by female artists, including Judy Chicago's iconic The Dinner Party.
  • Ancient Egyptian Art: Get a close look at selected works from our renowned collection of ancient Egyptian art.

In-person tours
(up to ten participants)

$300

Virtual tours
(10–40 participants)

$250

KAWS: WHAT PARTY

In-person tours
(up to ten participants)

$350

Virtual tours
(10–40 participants)

$300

February 26–September 5, 2021

The Obama Portraits Tour

In-person tours
(up to 25 participants)

$650

Virtual tours
(10–40 participants)

$300

August 27–October 24, 2021

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams

In-Person Tours
(up to ten participants)

$350

September 10–February 22, 2021

Corporate Membership

Want to take your virtual tour experience to the next level? Consider joining the Museum as a Corporate Member! Our close family of Corporate Members enjoy exciting benefits, such as the opportunity to host employees for virtual curator tours or exclusive in-person tours and receptions at the Museum for up to 5 guests. Additionally, Corporate Members receive special discounts on tours, Shop purchases, special exhibition tickets, and more!

Rescheduling and Cancellation Policy

You can change your tour time once with no fees, up to one week prior to the date of your scheduled tour, by emailing grouptours@brooklynmuseum.org. If you need to change your date again, you will be charged a fee.

You can cancel your tour for a full refund up to two weeks in advance of your scheduled date, or for a partial refund up to one week in advance of your scheduled date. Any cancellations less than one week prior to the scheduled date will not be eligible for a refund. To cancel your tour, please email grouptours@brooklynmuseum.org.