Docent-led tours and self-guided group visits are available for adult groups and can be modified to accommodate special interests.
Fees, Guided Tours:
$60.00 for a group of 8–15 people
$120.00 for a group of 16–30 people
$180.00 for a group of 31–45 people
10% discount for Seniors ($54.00, $108.00, $162.00)
Fees, Self-Guided Group Visits:
$20.00 for a group of 6–15 people
$40.00 for a group of 16–40 people
Highlights of the Museum
See Greek vases and Roman mosaics, Chinese tomb figurines and wall hangings, and remarkable pre-Columbian sculpture and ceramics. Enjoy selections of American and Western European painting and sculpture and a growing collection of twentieth-century art.
American Art: From Copley to Warhol
Learn about American painting and sculpture from the eighteenth century through the present through a sampling of works by such artists as John Singleton Copley, Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent, Georgia O’Keeffe, Willem de Kooning, Sol Le Witt, and Andy Warhol.
Portraits through the Ages
Explore portraits in sculpture and painting of ancient Roman emperors, the French playwright Moliére, the gifted British opera singer Sarah Harrop, and George Washington at the Battle of Princeton.
Impressionism: Nineteenth-Century Gallery
Visit the nineteenth-century French world of Cézanne, Degas, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Monet, Pissarro, and Toulouse-Lautrec. Learn about the artists and observe their innovative painting techniques.
World Cultures: Ancient Mediterranean, Pre-Columbian, Northwest Coast, African, and Asian Cultures
Choose one or more of the above cultures, or choose all in a highlights tour of the lower galleries. Discover what art reveals about the life, traditions, and beliefs of earlier cultures through objects such as Roman mosaic floors, an ancient Olmec sculpture, a Northwest Coast totem pole, African ceremonial masks, and early Chinese bronze vessels.
Continuity and Change in Western Art
Survey developments in the history of Western art and culture from the Middle Ages through the twentieth century, or focus on two or more of the following periods: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. American art can also be included.
We offer tours of our special exhibitions. Explore upcoming exhibitions through the "Art" link above.
Outdoor Walking Tour: Twentieth-Century Sculpture in the John B. Putnam Jr. Collection
(March through October)
Walk through the beautiful campus of Princeton University and see a variety of contemporary sculpture, from Louise Nevelson to Henry Moore. Learn about the artists and their techniques and discuss elements of design and balance.
The Figure in Art: Touchable Tour for Visitors who are Blind or Partially Sighted
Explore the theme of the figure in art using two- and three-dimensional props.