Photo: Jenny Gorman


ADDRESS:  279 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976
HOURS:  Monday, Thursday, Saturday, & Sunday | 11 AM – 5 PM
Friday | 11 AM – 8 PM         Closed Tuesday and Wednesday

Holiday hours: Closing at 2pm Dec. 24, closed Dec. 25; Closing at 2pm Dec. 31,  closed Jan. 1, 2023.

Museum grounds: Open every day | 11 AM – 5 PM

Please Note: The Museum Cafe is closed for the month of February.

Adults: $16                        Seniors: $12
Members: Free                  Guests of Members: $10
Not a Member?  Join today!

Visitors 18 & under           College Students with I.D
SNAP recipients                Veterans & active duty military
Members of the Shinnecock Nation
Southampton & Tuckahoe School District residents & employees*


The Museum presents its collection and special exhibitions on a rotating basis throughout the year.

Please check here for the most up-to-date information on what will be on view when you visit.

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Resident Benefits is a free membership program  for residents and district employees of Southampton and Tuckahoe School Districts.

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Active duty military, veterans, and their families receive free admission through the Blue Star Museum Program. Learn more at



During this period of high virus transmission, masks are strongly recommended.

The health and safety of our community is a priority. Please stay home if you have a fever or COVID-19 symptoms.  The risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By visiting the Museum and its grounds, you assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.


  • The Museum and the Museum Shop accept credit card and cash sales.
  • The Museum Cafe accepts credit card sales only.
  • If you have a free pass or reciprocity with another institution, we encourage you to schedule your visit. Please call 631-283-2118 x109, leave a message with your name, number, and day/time you would like to visit, and you will receive a call back.


  • As you enter the driveway, follow Museum signage to the Parking Lot and to check-in points.
  • Please follow the direction of Museum staff throughout your visit.


Public docent-led tours of the galleries are offered most Saturdays at 2 pm. All tours have limited capacity and require advance registration and admission into the Museum. Please visit our Admission page for current schedule and to register.

Discounted admission is offered to groups of 10 or more. To receive the group rate, please contact us in advance by emailing Danea Sharpelletti,


We offer private tours with docents, curators, and the Museum director upon request. Groups larger than 20 persons require a second docent. Tours must be requested at least two weeks in advance. To schedule your group tour and for fees, please email Danea Sharpelletti,


The Museum Shop is open during Museum hours. Please see details below.

The Museum Cafe is closed for the month of February in preparation for an exciting re-opening in March.

Free, ample parking is available behind the building.

Wheelchairs are available on request, and lockers are available in the lobby for use.






Interactive tours for k-12 students and teachers with focus on a small selection of objects to encourage observation and discussion. A variety of grade-specific themes are available. 

  • $65 per class for guided visits 
  • All school programs, tours, and workshops are FREE for Southampton and Tuckahoe Schools 

School visits need to be arranged in advance. For information please email or phone 631-283-2118 x171


Food and drink are not permitted anywhere in the galleries or interior lobby. Outside food and drink are not permitted at the Museum, in the Café, or at the Café tables on the Terrace. Alcoholic beverages may not be brought to the Museum but can be purchased at the Café.

Smoking and vaping are not permitted anywhere in the Museum or on the grounds.

Pets on leash are allowed on the grounds; only service animals are permitted in the building. Photography of  service animals in the building is not permitted. See policy here.

Pet owners or handlers must pick up after their pets and dispose of litter in trash cans in the parking lot.


Personal photography, without flash, is allowed in the Parrish galleries. No tripods or other photographic equipment (including selfie sticks) are permitted. We encourage guests to share their photos on our Facebook page and on Instagram and Twitter, @parrishart.


For media inquiries, please visit PRESS.
For commercial photo shoots or film making in the building or on the grounds of the Museum, permission is required.  Please contact our Director of Communications

For private events please visit FACILITY RENTAL.


You can travel to the Museum via the Hampton Jitney or Hampton Ambassador  from one of the many pick-up points in Manhattan to the Southampton (Omni) stop. Taxis are on-hand for the speedy 5-minute trip to the Museum.

Or take the  Long Island Rail Road from Penn Station in Manhattan or other stops in New York City to Southampton. Taxis wait at the station, just 5 minutes to the Museum.

The Cross Sound Ferry travels between New London CT, and Orient Point, NY. The Bridgeport Port Jefferson Ferry connects Bridgeport CT and Port Jefferson, NY.  From either the Orient Point or Port Jefferson ferry dock, the drive is about 1 hour 15 minutes to the Museum.

279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, New York, 11976

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Museum Shop. Photo: Gary Mamay

Museum Shop

The Museum Shop–just inside the lobby–is a unique destination for creative shoppers, featuring art catalogues, hand-crafted jewelry, elegant scarves, artmaking gifts for children and adults, and items for the home found only at the Parrish. Members receive a 15% discount at the Shop throughout the year.

Not a Member? Join today to enjoy this and many other benefits.

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Monday, Thursday, Saturday, & Sunday | 11 AM – 5 PM
Friday | 11 AM – 8 PM
Closed on New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas


To contact the Museum Shop, call 631-283-2118 x125 or email Jan Schluger at

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Museum Cafe. Photo: Sunny Khalsa


Please Note: The Café will be closed for the month of February in preparation for an exciting reopening in March with a new menu and products made by local vendors that celebrate the seasonality of the region.

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Groups and Tours

Tours of the galleries are offered on Saturdays at 2 pm. All tours require advance registration. Please register for tours on the Admission page.

Discounted admission is offered to groups of 10 or more. To receive the group rate, please email Danea Sharpelletti,