Visiting the Museum

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Visiting the Museum

There's always something to see at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art! From installations of highlights from the permanent collection, to rotating special exhibitions on a great variety of themes, to shows curated by Bowdoin faculty and students. Come for a visit to see what's new!

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art offers interactive educational tours for a wide audience, ranging from pre-schoolers through adult groups. For more on our docent-guided tours, please visit the Tour page. To book a tour, please complete the tour request form.

Students, faculty, families and school groups, and outside scholars: visit our Learn section for more information about our academic and community offerings.

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.

Museum Hours


The Museum is currently closed to the public, as a precaution against COVID-19.  

Please explore the collections online and our digital resources.

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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Bowdoin College Museum of Art is a member of The Maine Art Museum Trail.