Hours, Directions, and Parking

Museum Hours

Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm
Sunday, 12-5pm

On one Friday evening each month from September-April, the Museum stays open until 9pm for Art After 5. Please check the Art After 5 page for more info and dates.

Holidays and Closings

Closed on Mondays and Select Holidays
Friday, April 7 – Good Friday
Monday, June 19 – Juneteenth
Tuesday, July 4 – Fourth Of July
Friday, November 10 – Veteran’s Day
Thursday, November 23 – Thanksgiving Day
Sunday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 26 – Christmas Holiday

check our calendar for special closings

Oscar’s at the Museum Cafe

The Museum Cafe is currently closed.

Museum Library

The Research Library is open by appointment only. To make an appointment, please email [email protected].


Free parking is available in the Museum’s lot, located behind the Museum off Richard Arrington, Jr. Boulevard. Additional parking is available in nearby Boutwell Auditorium Parking Deck and metered street parking. The Museum cannot validate parking in areas other than our attached lot.

Maps and Directions



Ask your driver to follow in-app directions to the museum’s main entrance on Rev Abraham Woods Jr Blvd.

Public Transit

The museum is located 5 minute drive from the Birmingham Intermodal Terminal, which has service by Amtrak, Greyhound, and Megabus. Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is  a 10 minute drive to the Museum.

Max Bus

Magic City Connector runs from 10am to 6pm on weekdays and stops at the Museum every 15 minutes.


Bike racks are available near the museum’s main entrance and in the Artwalk near the museum parking lot.