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Guidelines + FAQs

Entry to Grounds For Sculpture is by timed ticket every half hour and capacity is limited. Reserve your tickets to ensure entry, especially on weekends and holidays.


  • Masks highly recommended indoors to protect yourself and others.
  • Please stay home if you are sick or symptomatic.
  • Always maintain a safe distance of 6′ or more from others, even while outdoors.
  • Use every day preventative measures (wash hands for 20 seconds or use sanitizer, cover coughs, etc.)

Before you visit

  • Reserve your timed ticket in advance to guarantee entry. Once we are at capacity, no additional tickets will be sold.
  • Member reservations required on weekends (Sat + Sun) and holidays.
  • Both digital and paper guest passes require a free reservation and must be presented or scanned upon arrival. Please have your guest passes ready at entry.
  • Print a map at home before you visit or use our online interactive map: gfsmap.org


  • Please arrive at the entry time window. Early arrivals may not be admitted. Once you arrive, stay as long as you wish until closing.
  • The Gardens have uneven walking surfaces, please be mindful of where you walk.
  • Respect the outdoor art and trees by not climbing on them.
  • All pets and sports equipment must be left at home. For the health of your pets do not leave them in vehicles.
  • Service animals are always welcome. Emotional support animals are not considered service animals under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
  • Within the galleries all artworks should be viewed, not touched.
  • Refrain from touching sculptures marked “no touching”.
  • Observe the animals from a distance. Do not chase, touch, or feed the peacocks and wildlife.
  • Keep the garden clean. No smoking or littering.
  • Dine with us. No outside food permitted. Water is allowed.
  • Explore the garden. Do not pick flowers or disturb plants.
  • Children 16 and under must be chaperoned at all times.
  • Take personal photos and videos! No drones allowed. Professional photography/videography requires advanced approval.
  • Grounds For Sculpture is mostly outdoors and open year-round in all weather conditions. Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear.


    • 10 – 4:30PM
  • RAT’S RESTAURANT is open Thursday – Sunday. Reservations required online or by calling 609-584-7800

Museum Shop

  • Daytime Hours: Monday, Wednesday – Sunday | 10AM – 3:30PM
  • Nighttime Hours: Thursday – Sunday | 5PM – 10:30PM
  • Closed Tuesday (Please note: the Museum Shop will be closed during the daytime through January 16, 2023)

Our Museum Shop is open year-round. Stop in for a souvenir or the perfect gift.

Become part of Grounds For Sculpture and enjoy savings in the shop! Members of Grounds For Sculpture receive a 10% discount on all eligible purchases from the Museum Shop. NEW Members enjoy 15% off the day they join. Certain exclusions apply.

609.249.0215 | gfsshop@groundsforsculpture.org


For questions regarding your tickets or to contact Guest Services, please call (609)-586-0616, email tickets@groundsforsculpture.org or live chat with us on the website.

Have Night Forms-specific questions? Visit our Night Forms FAQ.

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