Visitor Information & Tickets

Philbrook Museum of Art has reopened with key changes in place to safeguard against the spread of COVID-19.
Advance, date-specific, timed-entry tickets are required, to limit lines and crowds. Entry times are available every half hour, until sold out. The final ticket time is one hour before close. Tickets are available online or by phone at 918-748-5300.

How It Works:

  • Reserve tickets for everyone in your group, including Members and children, online or by phone and in advance. View admission prices and available discounts on the Reopening Guide Page under the “Admission” header.
  • Bring what you need to enjoy your visit and don’t forget a face mask!
    • Please always wear a face mask indoors and also when in close proximity (within 6 ft) of staff and other visitors when outdoors.
    • Visiting the Gardens? Water, picnics (no glass or alcohol, please), blankets, sketchbooks, board games, and binoculars (for birdwatching) are all great choices.
  • Please arrive at the entry time on your ticket and no more than 30 minutes after this entry time.
  • Relax and enjoy!

More information to help you plan your visit, including full garden guidelines, can be found below.

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Visitor Guidelines

  • Approved face masks are required indoors. Face masks are required outdoors when visitors are in close proximity (within 6 ft) to Philbrook staff or other visitors and as indicated during certain programs. Bandanas, neck gaiters, and face masks with exhaust valves/vents are not permitted.
  • Large groups must split up into smaller groups of 10 or fewer while inside the building to help with traffic flow and to avoid congestion in galleries and the Museum Shop. Larger groups are permitted in the Gardens. Youth 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Indoor and outdoor restrooms are open and have been converted to single-use spaces. One person or family unit is permitted at a time.
  • Our water fountains are not currently in service. Please bring your own water bottle. Water is also available for purchase from a vending machine in the Gardens, in the Gift Shop, and at the Front Desk.
  • Our restaurant, Kitchen 27 is currently closed. Visitors are welcome to bring food and non-alcoholic beverages to picnic in the Gardens, provided the following guidelines are followed:
    • We recommend you bring a blanket! A few picnic tables may be available but they are first-come, first-served.
    • If you use a picnic table, please wash or sanitize your hands before use.
    • Please cleanup after yourself. All food and trash must be disposed of or taken with you when you leave.
    • Alcohol is not permitted
    • Glass bottles and containers are not permitted
  • Youth under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Service animals are always welcome. Pets and therapy animals are not permitted in our galleries, gardens, or on the grounds.
  • Philbrook is a weapon-free, drug-free, tobacco-free, and smoke-free campus. Vaping is not permitted.
  • Much of the garden and grounds are accessible for those using a wheelchair or mobility device. For more information about accessibility, please visit our website: philbrook.org/access
  • The Museum Shop is open Wed-Sun, 10am-5pm, to a limited number of visitors at a time, masks required.

Philbrook

Wednesdays - Sundays, 9am-3pm
Fridays, 9am-3pm
Closed Mondays & Tuesdays
2727 S Rockford Road
Tulsa, OK 74114
$12 Adults
FREE Members and Youth 17 & under
View below for a full list of available discounts
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Admission & Discounts

Philbrook Museum Admission Information & Pricing

$5 After 5pm

Every Friday. Museum-goers receive discounted $5 general admission after 5pm. Philbrook Members and Youth 17 & Under always receive free general admission. Advance, timed entry tickets required. Tickets available for reservation online or by phone at 918-748-5300. Not a Member? Join today!

Museums-on-Us

On the first full weekend of every month, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders enjoy free admission, compliments of the Bank of America Museums-on-Us program. Advance, timed entry tickets required. Tickets available by phone at 918-748-5300.

Member Colleges

Students from Member Colleges receive free admission every day with valid ID. Advance, timed entry tickets required. Tickets available by phone at 918-748-5300.

  • Northeastern State University (Broken Arrow)
  • Northeastern State University (Tahlequah)
  • Oral Roberts University (Tulsa)
  • Oklahoma State University - Institute of Technology (Okmulgee)
  • Oklahoma State University (Tulsa)
  • University of Oklahoma (Tulsa)
  • Tulsa Community College
  • University of Tulsa

Want to become a member college? Contact our Development department at (918) 748-5320 to inquire about membership benefits for your institution.

Museums For All

Supports qualified guests visiting Philbrook for a minimal fee of $1 per person, up to four people, with the presentation of a SNAP Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card, WIC (Women, Infant, Children), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Electronic Benefits (EBT) card, and SoonerCare. Children 17 and under always receive free general admission. Advance, timed tickets are required. Call us at 918-748-5300 during regular operating hours for more information or to reserve your ticket.

FAQs

Q:

Where is Philbrook located?

A:

You can find us one block east of Peoria Ave. on 27th Place and Rockford. Our address is 2727 S. Rockford Rd. in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Advance, timed-entry tickets are required.

Q:

When is Philbrook open?

A:

Philbrook is open 9am to 5pm, Wednesday through Sunday, and 9am to 9pm every Friday. We are closed on Mondays, Tuesdays, and major holidays. Advance, timed-entry tickets are required. NOTE: The ongoing COVID-19 situation may affect our operating hours. Please call us at 918-748-5300 for updated hours and for tickets.

Q:

What Holidays is Philbrook closed?

A:

Philbrook is closed to the public on the following National Holidays:

New Year’s Day (Jan 1)
Martin Luther King Day (Third Monday of January)
President’s Day (Third Monday in February)
Memorial Day (Last Monday in May)
Independence Day (July 4)
Labor Day (First Monday in September)
Thanksgiving Day (Fourth Thursday in November)
Christmas Day (Dec 25)

Q:

How much does it cost to visit?

A:

General admission is $12; discounted admission is $10. Philbrook Members and youth 17 & under always receive free general admission. Advance, timed-entry tickets are required. For a full list of available discounts, check the “Admission & Discounts” section listed above. Not a Member? Join today.

Q:

Is it free to visit the Gardens?

A:

Philbrook’s Gardens are included in the cost of general admission. Philbrook Members and youth 17 & under always receive free general admission. Advance, timed-entry tickets are required. Not a Member? Join today.

Q:

How do I reserve advance general admission tickets?

A:

Advance, timed-entry tickets are required. General admission may be purchased in advance online via the Event Calendar or by calling us at 918-748-5300 during regular operating hours.

Q:

Does my child need a ticket?

A:

Yes. Advance, timed-entry tickets are required. General admission for youth 17 & under is always free!

Q:

Are your galleries and gardens wheelchair accessible?

A:

Much of the garden and grounds are accessible for those using a wheelchair or mobility device. Some paths are steep and have uneven surfaces. All restrooms at Philbrook are wheelchair accessible. There are also a limited number of wheelchairs available for guests to use at no additional charge.

Read more information about accessibility.

Q:

Are general admission tickets and event tickets refundable?

A:

General admission, event, program, and fundraising tickets are exchangeable but generally non-refundable. Donations and Memberships are non-refundable. For more information about exchanges and refund, visit the Refund and Ticketing Policy Page.

Q:

How much time should I plan for my visit?

A:

Touring is different for everyone. We suggest allowing at least an hour for your visit but many of our guests spend much of the day exploring our galleries and gardens.

Q:

Do you offer tours?

A:

Visit our Events Calendar for public tour offerings. Call us at 918-748-5300 for more information about private tour bookings.

Q:

Can I eat at the Museum?

A:

Our restaurant, Kitchen 27, is currently closed. Visitors are welcome to bring picnics (no outside alcohol, please) and picnic in our beautiful Gardens.

Q:

I’m an artist. Am I allowed to draw and paint during my visit?

A:

Philbrook welcomes artists who wish to sketch in the galleries and draw or paint in our beautiful gardens! Please review our Garden Guidelines before your visit and call us at (918) 748-5300 if you have any questions.

Q:

Is photography allowed?

A:

Personal photography is encouraged during your museum visit. Flash and photography equipment (tripods, monopods, selfie sticks, etc.) are not permitted. For posed photography sessions (portrait, bridal, prom, group, etc.) please review the Visitor Photography Guidelines or call 918-748-5300. To inquire about professional and commercial photography, please contact call 918-748-5347.

Read more about our Photography Program.

Q:

Can I bring my dog?

A:

Service animals are always welcome at Philbrook. Pets and therapy animals are not permitted in our galleries, gardens, or grounds.

Q:

Where can I find more information about the history of Philbrook and the Phillips family?

A:

During your visit, be sure not to miss our Founders Room, which showcases an outline of the history of Villa Philbrook and the Phillips family, complete with historic photographs of the home before it was donated and became an art museum.

Visitors may also pick up a copy of Villa Philbrook, by visiting the Museum Shop or visit with a member of our Guest Experience Team for more information.

Q:

I have an artwork that I’d like appraised or validated, can Philbrook help?

A:

Philbrook does not authenticate, appraise, or evaluate works of art. We can, however, offer some direction to get you started researching and identifying works in your own collection. Contact our Guest Experience Team at (918) 748-5300 or guestexperience@philbrook.org for more information.

Q:

How is Philbrook funded?

A:

Philbrook Museum of Art is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We are funded by your general admission fee, Membership, grants, sponsorships, and endowments and generous support from our donors.

Plan Your Visit

Arrival

  • If you arrive more than 5 minutes before your scheduled entry time, please remain in your vehicle.
  • At scheduled entry time, please line up for check-in.
  • You have a 30-minute window to check-in. Please arrive within 30 minutes of the time printed on your ticket to guarantee entry.

Check-In

  • Prepare your tickets:
    • If you have printed your tickets, please have them out and ready to present.
    • If you plan to check in digitally, please have tickets pulled up on your device.
  • Visitors are asked to please follow distancing guidelines and wear an approved face mask during the check-in process and while indoors. Visitors are required to wear a face mask outdoors when in close proximity (within 6ft) to Philbrook staff and other visitors and as indicated during various programs.
  • Check-In:
    • Your ticket will either be scanned or you will be asked to provide your order number for touchless check-in.
    • If you’ve printed your ticket, once you have been checked in, you will be asked to keep or discard the ticket yourself in a nearby trash can or recycling bin.
    • Please reserve tickets in advance for everyone in your group, including Members and children, online or by phone.

Health, Safety & Distancing Guidelines

Philbrook Museum of Art encourages guests to do their part in helping keep our campus and other guests safe and healthy by practicing the following:

  • Wear an approved face mask while indoors; when in close proximity (within 6 ft.) to staff and visitors outdoors; and during various programs, as indicated.
  • Exercise social distancing and remain at least six feet apart from Philbrook staff members and other visitors for the duration of your visit.
  • Large groups must split up into smaller groups of 10 or fewer while inside the building to help with traffic flow and to avoid congestion in galleries and the Museum Shop. Larger groups are permitted in the Gardens. Youth 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Wash your hands for 20 seconds and use alcohol-based hand sanitizer before and after touching your face or any shared surface.
  • When coughing and sneezing, wear a mask and/or cover mouth and nose with flexed elbow or tissue – discard tissue immediately into a bin.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are or who may be sick.
  • Do not visit Philbrook Museum of Art if you or anyone in your household or whom you have had contact with within the last 14 days are feeling ill. If you’ve already purchased a ticket, please call us to make an exchange or for a full refund.
  • If you are experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19, call Tulsa Public Health at 918-582-9355 or immediately go to your nearest urgent care. If it is a medical emergency, call 9-1-1.

Closures & Inclement Weather

The Philbrook Gardens may close, with or without advance notice, due to inclement weather.

Refunds & Exchanges

Tickets are eligible for exchange before the date of the event. Tickets, memberships, and donations are non-refundable, except in the event of a complete cancellation due to museum closure or in case of illness. Fundraising event tickets are not eligible for return. If a program or event is cancelled, ticket-holders will receive return, exchange, and donations options via email. Funds will NOT be automatically refunded at the time of cancellation and if no action is taken by the ticket-holder, funds will be considered a donation to the museum after the date communicated in the email.

For questions, more information, or for assistance, please contact a member of our Guest Experience Team at 918-748-5300 or guestexperience@philbrook.org during regular operating hours.