Face Coverings or Masks are required for visitors (ages 2 and older), staff, and volunteers when inside the Museum; regardless of their vaccination status. Face coverings are required to cover the nose and mouth, be secured with ties or ear loops, and fit snugly against your face.
The Museum Campus is federal property and masks with vents are not permitted.
Reserve Your Tickets in Advance
Free timed-entry admission tickets are required to enter the Museum. These tickets assist with managing capacity and providing the optimum visitor experience. Walk-up tickets are not available. All tickets must be reserved in advance online.
GENERAL ADMISSION ticket requests are limited to 9 people per reservation.
Reserve Free General Admission Tickets.
GROUP TICKETS are for 10 tickets or more – for visits occuring on October 1, 2021 or later.
Please visit Group Ticketing to schedule a group visit.
Things to Do
Check out the things to do during your visit to the Museum.
Stow Before You Go
Visitors enter the Museum through a security screening system similar to airport passenger security screening. Please do not bring unessential items or bags into the Museum. For essential bags, please limit the size to no larger than 22” x 14” x 9” (a standard backpack).
Tobacco-Free and Smoke-Free Campus
Smoking and tobacco use of any kind – including, but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes, vaping devices and smokeless tobacco products – are strictly prohibited inside the Museum and on the entire Museum Campus.
For more visitor information and a complete list of prohibited items, please visit Policies and Procedures.
Volunteers are available to help you during your visit! Museum volunteers wear blue Museum polo shirts and they can assist you at the Welcome Desk or throughout the Museum.
Museum Audio Tour
Free audio tours are also available to visitors in English, Spanish (Español), French (Français), Italian (Italiano), German (Deutsche), Portuguese (Português), Mandarin Chinese (普通话), Japanese (日本語), Korean (한국어), and Arabic (عربى). Check out a free audio tour at the Welcome Desk with a government issued photo ID. Audio tour equipment is sanitized and handled with health and safety precautions in mind. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own headphones for use with the audio tour, which has a standard headphone jack. Disposable headphones are also available.
For a look at the audio tour stops and descriptions, download the information card to see if you may be interested in an audio tour during your visit.
Getting hungry? Plan to grab a bite to eat in the Museum Café. Safety and health measures are in place including distanced seating, enhanced cleaning and self-service options. Hot and prepackaged food is available. Please check the Museum Café webpage for additional information including a quick access app.
Find Your Brick
Prior to your visit, or in-person, use the Army Historical Foundation’s Brick Locator App to find your commemorative brick. Please note the Army Historical Foundation has not yet installed bricks purchased after November 2018 and those bricks will be installed during future exterior projects.
Document Your Visit
Visitors are encouraged to take photos and share them! However, tripods, monopods and selfie sticks are not permitted without prior approval. Professional photographers and members of the media should contact the Museum Public Affairs Office for photography and filming requests.