Hours, Admission, and Access
During the academic term, when Amherst College classes are in session, the Mead is open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday from 9 a.m. to midnight, Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
During the non-academic term, when Amherst College classes are not in session, the Mead is open Tuesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with extended open hours on Friday until 8 p.m. The Mead is also open the first Thursday of every month until 8 p.m. for Amherst Art Walk.
The Mead is closed on Mondays.
Admission to the Mead, including all exhibitions and events, is always free of charge.
The museum is fully accessible. Wheelchairs are available for use on site, and two accessible parking spaces are located directly in front of the museum. Visitors requiring special assistance are encouraged to contact the museum in advance: 413-542-2335.