Our doors are open!

Advance reservations are not required. Click here for group visits.

Parking at Stanford uses a web/app contactless system. Review the parking section below for details.

For further questions, please contact us at 650-721-6055 or via email.


What are the museum’s open hours?
The museums are open Wednesday-Sunday, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Will a reservation be required and what is the cost?
Always free. Advance reservations are not required.

Do I need to make a reservation?
Advance reservations are not required. Click here for group visits.

Please note that the Anderson Collection and the Cantor Arts Center have separate entry/ticketing policies.


Will coat/locker rooms be open?
Lockers are open and available. A self-check coat rack with limited space is available. We recommend leaving any valuable items at home, not in your car.

How should I prepare for my visit?

  • Advance reservations are not required.
  • Pack light, and remember that some items—including large bags, food, and drinks—are not permitted in the galleries. Our locker rooms are available.
  • Please visit the Stanford Transportation page to familiarize yourself with the new contactless web/app system to pay for parking.

Will the water fountains be open?



Where can I park?
Parking enforcement hours for visitor and hourly parking space is Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., with no enforcement on the weekends. Payment for visitor parking has transitioned to a contactless process through the ParkMobile app. If you plan to visit during the week, we strongly recommend that you review Stanford’s Parking and Transportation guide to purchasing visitor parking prior to your visit.

Is the café open?
Yes! Tootsie’s at Cantor is open Wednesday-Sunday, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. with lunch service from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. and tea service from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Will all galleries be open?
All galleries are open for viewing with the exception of galleries being reinstalled.

Will catalogs be available for purchase?
Catalogs are available for purchase in the lobby of the museums. Purchases can be made by credit or debit card only, no cash is accepted.

Are wheelchairs available for visitor use?
Wheelchairs are available. Please indicate the need for a wheelchair when you reserve your ticket so that we can best accommodate your visit.


What can my children do at the museum?
Coloring sheets are available in the Denning Family Resource Center. Please refer to the Family Programs section on our website to find out more about art making videos, gallery activities, and Art for All Family Days.

Are group reservations accepted?
Yes. Please fill out this form for groups of 10 or more people.

Are guided tours available?
Public in-person tours are on Saturdays and Sundays at 12:30pm and 2:30pm.

Can I book a private tour? 
Yes! Please see our Tours and Group Visits page for more information about booking a private tour.

Will the museums be hosting public programs?
Yes! Please check the Anderson Collection website and the Cantor website for information about upcoming programs.

For COVID related questions, please see Stanford University’s Environmental Health and Safety Office.

Still have questions? You can reach out to the Anderson Collection at 650-721-6055 or via email, and the Cantor Arts Center at 650-721-6585 or via email.