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Yellowstone Art Museum

401 North 27th Street

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The Yellowstone Art Museum is the largest museum in the region and includes paintings and sculptures both historic and contemporary, with an emphasis on art and artifacts of the Northwest. The YAM was born in 1964 out of the old Yellowstone county prison, and the much-expanded museum now includes the prison as an exhibit.

Yellowstone Art Museum Information

  • Public Transportation: Fair (accessible by several MET bus lines)
  • Handicapped Accessibility: Good
  • Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday and Friday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; closed Mondays
  • Admission: Ticket prices are $5 for adults, $3 for children 6-18 and college students with valid ID, $4 for seniors (65+), and $10 for a family of two adults and up to 3 children; free admission for children under 6 and for members. Docent Second Saturday is $5 ($4 for members). Discounted admission available for visitors with a group tour
  • Tour: Docent-led tours are available Tuesday–Friday, starting at 10 a.m. The last tour of each day begins at 3 p.m. Please call to reserve your tour
  • Subscription/Memberships: Memberships begin at $40 (and $30 for seniors 65 and over and students). Member benefits include free museum admission, discounts on educational opportunities for children, and invitations and admission to special member events
  • Other Benefits: At the $125 level, members get a North American Reciprocal Membership, which provides admission to 300 other museums.