Hours & Admission


Sunday noon–5 pm
Monday Closed
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday            10 am–4 pm
Thursday 10 am–9 pm
Saturday 10 am–5 pm

Closed New Year’s Day, July 4, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.  During Daylight Saving Time, the grounds are open 7 am–7 pm. During Standard Time, the grounds are open 7 am–6 pm.

Museum Admission

McNay Members           FREE
Children 12 and under FREE
*Teens FREE
Adults $20
** Students with I.D. (20 +)                         
Seniors (65 +) $15
Active Military FREE General Admission, $10 Special Exhibition

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Click here to make a reservation for Immersed: Local to Global Art Sensations. 

If you make an Immersed reservation during a free general admission time, you will still need to pay a $10 special exhibition fee. You can pay at the Visitor Services desk when you arrive to check in. Free general admission times are listed below.

Free General Admission

  • FREE H-E-B Thursday Nights (4−9 pm): FREE general admission. Special exhibition access is $10 on Thursday nights.
  • FREE DICKSON-ALLEN FOUNDATION First Sundays of the Month (noon−5 pm): Free general admission. Special exhibition access is $10 on First Sundays.
  • Bank of America's Museums on US - Present your Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit card and picture ID on the first full weekend of every month for one free general admission.

* FREE admission for teens 19 and under provided by the John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation Fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation.

** FREE general admission for Alamo Colleges, Trinity University, and the University of the Incarnate Word students, faculty and staff with their school IDs or business cards through our Educational Institution partnership.