Sheldon Museum of Art Main Content

Admission, Hours, and Accessibility

Sheldon's east entrance

Admission is free.

Museum Hours

Sheldon is open to the public from 10 AM to 4 PM Tuesday through Saturday.

The museum is closed major US holidays and the days of home football games.


There is barrier-free ramp access to the museum from the parking lot on the north side of the building. A wheelchair is available free of charge, on a first-come, first-served basis.

For additional information, please call us at 402-472-2461 or email

For Your Health and Safety

Sheldon adheres to all University of Nebraska–Lincoln guidelines for protecting the health and safety of visitors, volunteers, and staff. Face coverings and social distancing are required while inside campus buildings. Hand sanitizer is available in the Great Hall as you enter the museum.

For the latest health and safety information from the university, see


A limited number of free parking spaces is available in a lot on the north side of the building. When using this lot, be sure to ask a Sheldon visitor services representative for a parking pass to place on your dashboard. A map of visitor parking may be downloaded here or you may link directly to the interactive map for the university here.

Bicycle parking is available near Louis Pound Hall, across the sidewalk on the east side of Sheldon. For additional bicycle parking on campus, there is a tab marked "bike racks" on the university's interactive map.

Tours and Group Visits

Tours of Sheldon Museum of Art and its outdoor sculptures are free and may be tailored to visitors’ interests. Generally, tours must be requested at least two weeks in advance.

To arrange a tour or group visit, please fill out the tour request form here. A Sheldon staff member will contact you to confirm and finalize the details of your visit.