Parrish Art Museum. Photo: Jeff Heatley

Parrish Art Museum. Photo: Jeff Heatley


We welcomyou to visit year round and experience our collection and special exhibitions in 12,200 square feet of light-filled galleries. Join us for unique public programs every Friday evening, drop-in art workshops for adults and families on the weekend, and on-going art classes throughout the year. 

10 am–5 pm year round
10 am–8 pm Friday
Closed on Tuesdays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day
Guided Public Tours at 2 pm every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday

Adults: $12
Seniors: $9
Students with ID, Children under 18, Museum Members: Free

Active duty military personnel, including National Guard and Reserve, and their families receive free admission to the Museum through the Blue Star Museum Program. Learn more at

For more information, call 631-283-2118 or email

General Visitor Information

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.

If you’re visiting with a Service Animal, please note that photographing animals in the building is not permitted.

Photo Shoots/Filming
For media inquiries, please visit PRESS.
For commercial photo shoots or film making, visit FACILITY RENTAL.

Please Note
Food and drink aren’t permitted anywhere in the galleries or interior lobby.

Smoking and vaping are not permitted anywhere at the Museum.
Pets are not allowed in the building.


The Museum is at 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, New York, just east of Southampton Village.

Free, ample parking is available behind the building for visitors and event participants.   

You can travel to the Museum from New York on jitneys (busses) or trains. Take 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, and it’s 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

Docent training for group tours. Photo: Parrish Art Museum

Groups and Tours

The Parrish welcomes groups of visitors and hosts hundreds of public, private, and school tours each year.

Docent-led public tours of the Permanent Collection and Special Exhibitions are scheduled at 2 pm, every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday.


Parrish Gift Shop. Photo: Gary Mamay

Museum Shop

The Museum Shop, just inside the entrance, is filled with art-inspired products that reflect the unique experience of the Parrish. The ever-changing inventory includes jewelry, scarves, art supplies, gifts for the home, and children’s toys and games. Members receive a 15% discount on all products at the Shop.

Books and Catalogues
The Museum publishes fully illustrated, scholarly catalogues for nearly all of its exhibitions. They’re available for purchase at the Shop, along with a curated selection of books on specific artists, collections, and art movements.

For more information please email

10 am–5 pm year round
10 am–8 pm Friday

Closed on Tuesdays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day

There is no Museum admission fee to visit the Museum Shop.

Museum Cafe. Photo: Sunny Khalsa


The Golden Pear Café, a bright, 50-seat indoor space just inside the Museum entrance, offers a variety of fresh salads, sandwiches, soups, sweets, snacks, and alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages. In the warmer months, Café table seating extends on to the expansive, covered terrace with vineyard and sunset views.

Please Note: Outside food and drink aren’t permitted in the Café or at the Café tables on the Terrace. Alcoholic beverages may only be purchased through the Café.

11 am–4 pm year round
11 am–8 pm Fridays

Closed on Tuesdays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day

There is no Museum admission fee to visit the Café.