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Visiting/Tours

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.

Museum Visitor Guidelines

Do not touch the art. Please respect our twelve inch proximity rule.
Food and drink are prohibited within the galleries.
Photography is limited. For assistance, please ask an officer.
Silence your cell phones and please do not use them in the galleries.
Bags larger than 11 x 15 inches are not allowed in the galleries.
Umbrellas and wet outerwear are prohibited.
Pets are not allowed.
Security officers reserve the right to inspect books and bags.
Weapons of any kind are prohibited.
Shirt and shoes are required.
Please use only pencils in the galleries.
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The Bowdoin College Museum of Art announces December 2014 holiday hours. 

December 23, 2014:  Museum Shop is open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for last minute holiday shopping. All galleries are closed. 
December 24-26, 2014: The Museum of Art is closed.
December 27-28, 2014:  The Museum of Art is open. Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Sunday: 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. 
December 29, 2014–January 2, 2015: Museum of Art is closed. 
January 3-4:  Museum of Art is open. Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m; Sunday: 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Closed as usual on Monday, January 5, 2015. 
Regular schedule resumes Tuesday, January 6.

Museum Hours

Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Thursday: 10:00 a.m.–8:30 p.m.

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

Mailing Address
Bowdoin College Museum of Art
9400 College Station, Brunswick, ME 04011
(207) 725-3275
Physical Address (for GPS)
245 Maine Street, Brunswick, ME 04011
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