Plan Your Bethel Woods Visit

Please see below for visiting hours, dining options, and tickets to The Museum at Bethel Woods.

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The Museum at Bethel Woods

From a permanent collection to rotating special exhibits, discover the decade that changed everything.

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Purchase A Museum Ticket

No more than 25% maximum occupancy will be allowed - we recommend purchasing your ticket in advance.

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Open Daily: April 3-December 31; 10 AM - 5 PM.

Schedule

  • The Museum will open to the public at 10:30 AM on the second Saturday of each month because of Sensory-Friendly Museum Days.
  • On concert days, The Museum will remain open until show time. The grounds will be closed. 
  • During Peace, Love & Lights (November 19, 2021 – January 2, 2022): 10 AM – 10 PM.

Ticket Prices

(Online/In-Person)

  • Adults: $17/$19.69
  • Seniors (65+): $15/$17
  • Youth (6-18): $8/$10
  • Children 5 & Under: Free
  • Special Exhibit Only (All Ages): $5

Note: We strongly recommend purchasing tickets in advance for a discounted rate. Please be aware that you are purchasing tickets for a specific date, not time. You may visit at any point during the day in which you have purchased a ticket for. Purchase your ticket here.

Blue Star Museum Program: We are proud to offer free admission to active-duty military personnel and up to five family members beginning May 15, 2021 (Armed Forces Day) through Labor Day, September 6, 2021.

Health and Safety

  • We ask that you please wear a mask if you are unvaccinated within The Museum building.
  • The Museum Theater seating is adapted to allow for adequate distancing. 
  • The grounds, monument, and Bindy Bazaar Trails will open to the public daily beginning May 1.
  • Masks are not required on the grounds and on the Bindy Bazaar trails as long as social distancing is possible.
  • After closing each evening, the entire museum building will undergo a full disinfection of all surfaces. High traffic surfaces will be disinfected frequently.
  • In addition to MERV-13 rated filters, each of The Museum’s air handling system is equipped with ultraviolet germicidal disinfection equipment.
  • The cafe will be open with a limited menu every day 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM. View menu here.

Museum Accessibility

Guests with special needs will find that The Museum is completely accessible. Inside the main exhibit, the films are closed-captioned. Visitors accompanied by a service animal are welcome, and wheelchairs are available upon request at the Welcome Desk. Plus, on the second Saturday every month, sensory-friendly museum days aim to create a fun, enjoyable, and explorative museum experience in an inclusive environment.

Museum Memberships

Become a member of The Museum at Bethel Woods and enjoy unlimited admission and discounts to creative programs. Your contribution is 100% tax-deductible and helps us inspire, educate, and empower through the arts and humanities.

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Ticket and Admission Policies

Explore information on refunds, what your museum ticket provides, and more.

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COVID-19 UPDATE

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is continuously monitoring the COVID-19 situation. We are in communication with our partners, state and local officials, and health authorities as we collectively assess all developments related to COVID-19. We will communicate any updates as they happen here.

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Grounds and Museum Policies

Explore more on restricted items, dining options, and other pertinent information in planning your visit.

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Explore Our Exhibits

Dining Options

Yasgur's Farm Cafe, located just outside the Main Exhibit, is open with food and drink to purchase. (Limited menu available; open 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM daily). View menu here.

Getting Here

Parking Map

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Directions to Bethel Woods

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Bethel Woods Campus Maps

Whether you're here for a concert at the Pavilion or Event Gallery, attending a festival that spans the entirety of our campus, or visiting the museum, you'll never feel lost with our convenient Campus Maps.

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While You're Here

Shop Bethel Woods

Shop one-of-a-kind merch, artisan-crafted goodies, posters, and more!

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Events Calendar

Planning a visit to Bethel Woods? Here for the museum and wondering what's happening today? Check our events calendar for up-to-date information about events, programs, concerts, & festivals!

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Gift Cards

Give the Gift of Bethel Woods!

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Guest Testimonials

We're proud to offer a high-quality experience for guests of all ages! But don't take our word for you, see what our visitors have had to say!

Connect Your Kids With History

What an amazing place, don't miss this one if you are in the area. Great experience and fun way to connect your kids with such important event.

Eran A

Fun and very informative place. Did not expect to spend as much time as i did. I thought that it will be and in and out kind of place, but i enjoyed every moment and i did not skip any of the film they had. Loved the history and i so wished to have libe [sic] during that time.

Randa D

COVID Protocols

My family and I had the privilege of visiting your museum… and its content was fabulous. I felt the need to write to congratulate you on your Covid protocols. At no time did my family nor myself feel in anyway compromised. Thank-you for a wonderful experience.

Deborah K
October 2020

I was hoping to be impressed but instead I was blown away. Wonderful in all ways.

Tim C

Very cool experience you can even get a bite to eat. place is huge a must see if in the area.

Steve B