The Bowdoin College Museum of Art offers interactive educational tours for a wide audience, ranging from pre-schoolers through adult groups. Through tours and activities, the Museum aims to provide an environment that stimulates curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking through the interdisciplinary study of works of art and culture.
The Bowdoin College Museum of Art welcomes and encourages groups of all sizes and interests to visit. Docent-guided tours are available at no charge Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and last approximately one hour. Self-guided tours are also available. Please make reservations three weeks in advance.
Teachers & Educators: visit our Education section for more information.
Looking for a fun and educational addition to your child's Birthday Party? Come visit us at the Museum for a free, personal tour and a fun activity designed to help make your child's celebration special. Please fill out the tour form and simply indicate the visit as an extended birthday party under Special Requests!
To book a tour today, please complete the tour request form.
Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.–8:30 p.m.
Special Sunday hours: 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Closed on Mondays and national holidays.
The Bowdoin College Museum of Art is open to the public free of charge, although donations are welcome. The Museum is wheelchair accessible through the Pavilion entrance. Bowdoin College Museum of Art is a member of The Maine Art Museum Trail