Family Builds Puzzle Pyramid in Discover Ancient Egypt Exhibition

Know Before You Go

  • Masks are optional in the galleries for all visitors over the age of 5, regardless of vaccination status.

  • Large bags, umbrellas, as well as food or drink are prohibited in the galleries.
  • At this time, there are no refreshments available. Bottled water can be purchased at the front desk. Guests are welcome to bring a lunch or snack to enjoy outside in our courtyard.
  • Curious about what to expect during your visit? Watch our 3-minute “Preview for Families and Teachers” video here.
  • What’s on? Explore our current exhibitions here.
  • Visiting with kids? Explore our tips for families web page.

General Admission

Learn more about the benefits of membership here!


Children 12 years old and under


Fitchburg State University, Mount Wachusett Community College and Fitchburg Public School Students, Faculty & Staff with I.D.


Residents of City Ward 4B with proof of residence


NEMA Members with one guest


AAM Members with one guest


Museum Employees with Identification with one guest


Active Military and their families with I.D.




Seniors (62 plus)


Students ages 13-18 & College Students with I.D.





buy one get one free admission

EBT Card Holders

$2 per person cash admission

Corporate Members’ employees and immediate family



Free admission programs at FAM are supported in part by a generous grant from the Douglas and Isabelle Crocker Foundation.

Bank of America customers visit for FREE on the first full weekend of every month. Present your active Bank of America® or Merrill Lynch® credit or debit card along with a photo ID to gain one free general admission to FAM.

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Google Maps

By Car
From the East

  • Take Rt. 2 west to exit 99B (Rt. 12 North).
  • Take Rt. 12 North approximately 4 miles.
  • Turn right onto the Water Street Bridge, after the Market Basket shopping plaza.
  • Turn left on Main Street and continue for a half a mile.
  • Turn right on Academy Street, after Workers Credit Union.
  • Turn left on Elm Street.  The Museum parking lot will be on your left.

From the South

  • Take Exit 10 (Auburn) from the Mass. Turnpike.
  • Follow 290 (Worcester) to 190 North. Exit at Rt. 2 West.
  • After 1/4 mile, exit at 31B and follow the directions ‘from the east’ as above.

From the West

  • Take Route 2 East to exit 25 (Route 2A/Fitchburg-Princeton).
  • Follow 2A East approximately 4 miles and then, follow green signs to Fitchburg Art Museum.
  • Signs will take you to Main Street in Fitchburg where you will make a left onto the westbound side of Main Street.
  • Turn right onto Academy St.
  • Turn left onto Elm St. Museum parking will be on your left.


Free Parking is available in front of the Museum entrance on Elm Street and in our Merriam Parkway Courtyard. Accessible parking is available in the Elm Street lot near the main entrance.

Additional Parking

Free on street parking on Elm Street near Lowe Park. Metered on street parking is available along Main Street. There are two public parking garages within walking distance in downtown Fitchburg at 412 Main Street and 133 Boulder Drive. Additional event parking may be available. Please call 978-345-4207 for details.


Wednesday – Friday 12pm – 4pm
Saturday & Sunday 11am – 5pm
1st Thursday of the month 12pm – 7pm



Fitchburg Art Museum
185 Elm Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420
Phone 978.345.4207


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