Telfair Academy Hours & Admission


Includes a visit to each of our three sites! Valid for one week.

Adult: $20
Senior (65+): $18
Active Military (w/ military ID): $18
Student (ages 13-25 w/ ID): $15
Child (ages 12 & under): FREE*

*Does not apply to groups. Up to 4 free children per paying adult.


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The Telfair Academy is open year round (closed some major holidays and for events).

Sunday – 12-5pm
Monday – 12-5pm
Tuesday – 10am-5pm
Wednesday – 10am-5pm
Thursday – 10am-5pm
Friday – 10am-5pm
Saturday – 10am-5pm


Telfair Academy Guided Tours

1pm (Exhibition Specific Tour, Monday-Friday only)


Group Tours

We’re happy to craft individualized tour experiences for groups wishing to visit Telfair Museums! Click here for more information  »


Holiday Closures

New Year’s Eve – closed at 3pm
New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
St. Patrick’s Day Observance
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day


North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association Members

Members from more than 900 NARM institutions, who present a membership card validated with accepted NARM identification, are entitled to the following privileges at Telfair Museums: Free/member admission during regular museum hours, member discounts at museum shops, and discounts on concert/lecture tickets. Guests are not included unless they present a current membership card validated with accepted NARM identification. NARM privileges do not extend to members of other institutions within a 15 mile radius.



Mobility Access
All galleries and facilities are wheelchair accessible. Wheelchairs are available at the front desk free of charge, upon availability. Click here for more information on Telfair Academy accessibility »

Sketching is permitted in the galleries (pencil only, no ink or paint) with sketchbooks no larger than 8 1/2 x 11 inches (21.6 x 27.9 cm). No easels, stools, or sketching while sitting on the floor is permitted. If galleries are crowded, guards may ask visitors to stop sketching or writing.

Baby strollers are welcome.

Food and Drink
Food and drinks are not permitted.

Non-flash photography and video taken from a handheld device are permitted for personal, noncommercial use. To protect the art, the camera must be at least three (3) feet from the work of art and tripods, monopods (including selfie sticks), additional lights and extension cords are not allowed.

Additional Guidelines

  • Enjoy the art with your eyes and not your hands. Please do not touch the artwork.
  • Please step into the hallway if you need to speak on your phone
  • And display your admission tag so that we know you are part of the art during your visit

Telfair Museums Weapons Policy for Guests

For the safety of our guests and employees, Telfair Museums prohibits the possession of weapons of any kind on Telfair Museums’ property, unless such possession or use is a requirement of the job (e.g., law enforcement). Weapons include firearms, explosives, knives, and other objects that in the opinion of Telfair Museums might be dangerous or cause harm. Any person who is in possession of prohibited items may be denied entry or asked to leave the property.