Enjoy quiet contemplation. We encourage discussions of the artwork with your family and friends, but please be respectful to others who are reflecting on the artwork.

Look but please don’t touch. Please don’t touch the priceless works of art. Paintings and other works are fragile and can be easily damaged.


Are available and located inside to the left. 


For your convenience, wheelchairs are available for use on a first come first served basis while visiting the museum. They are lent, free of charge, on a first-come, first-served basis at the front desk. Wheelchairs cannot be reserved in advance, nor may they leave the building. All parts of The Museum are accessible to visitors using wheelchairs or mobility equipment. The access ramp entrance is located to the left of the entrance. 


Photography is allowed without a flash unless otherwise noted.


Children are welcome—we want children to enjoy the Timken. We invite them to quietly talk and enjoy the art. Running and other physical activity that may cause injury, or damage to the artworks, is not permitted. An adult must always accompany children. Strollers are welcome in the Timken.


Service animals are welcome, but pets are not allowed.

Coat Check

Backpacks and large bags are not allowed in the galleries. The Timken provides a complimentary check room for these items.

Other Important Things to Know

  • Eating and drinking are not permitted in the museum.
  • Photography and video are allowed unless otherwise stated (some special exhibits prohibit photography and videography).
  • Please refrain from talking on your mobile phone in the galleries.