VISIT US AT THE BASS
Visit us at The Bass and enjoy Miami Beach’s best in contemporary art. Check our VISITOR FAQ below to learn more about the museum’s health and safety measures and visitor guidelines.
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We’re open for walk-in visits. There are no time-entry ticketing options at The Bass. Buy tickets in advance or when you arrive.
Enjoy free admission to the museum on every Third Thursday for Miami Beach Culture Crawl from 6 – 9PM and on the last Sunday of every month for Family Day.
|Seniors (65 & Up)||$8|
|Students (with valid college/university ID)||$8|
|Youth (7 – 18)||$8|
|Children (6 & Under)||Free|
|Miami Beach Residents & City of Miami Beach employees (with valid ID/proof of residence)||Free|
|Active-duty and retired military personnel including one guest*||Free|
|SNAP EBT cardholders including up to 3 guests**||Free|
|Persons with a disability protected under the ADA and one caregiver||Free|
|Last Sunday of every month for Family Day||Free|
|Every Third Thursday for Culture Crawl from 6 – 9PM||Free|
*The Bass also participates in the Blue Star Museum program in collaboration with the NEA. For more information, please visit www.arts.gov.
**The Bass is a member of the Museums for All program, initiated by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), providing free admission to families receiving food assistance benefits. For more information, please visit www.museums4all.org.Buy Tickets Now
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|WEDNESDAY||12 PM – 5 PM|
|THURSDAY||12 PM – 5 PM|
|FRIDAY||12 PM – 5 PM|
|SATURDAY||12 PM – 5 PM|
|SUNDAY||12 PM – 5 PM|
|THIRD THURSDAY (free admission from 6 – 9PM)||12 PM – 9 PM|
|PRIVATE EVENT THURS JAN 26, 2023||CLOSED|
Free Days & Holidays
The museum will be closed on the following days:
- Thanksgiving Day - THU, NOV 23, 2023
- Christmas Day - MON, DEC 25, 2023
- FREE Days - The Last Sunday of Every Month for Family Day
- FREE Nights - Every Third Thursday for Miami Beach Culture Crawl from 6 -9PM
- The museum is closed every Monday and Tuesday, and is open for all other holidays falling Wednesday through Sunday.
- The museum is open from 12PM - 9PM every third Thursday for Miami Beach Culture Crawl.
How to get here
Enjoy easy parking at the new Collins Park Parking Garage, located at 340 23rd Street, one block north of The Bass Museum.
Metered public parking is available surrounding Collins Park. The museum does not have designated parking. Public transportation and ride share services are recommended.
Routes 103, 112, 113, 119, 120, 123, 150, L, S, T
Stop at Collins & 21st or Collins & 22nd
Middle Beach Loop and Collins Express, Stop at Collins Park
VIRTUAL REALITY TOURS
Join The Bass education team in a guided virtual or in-person tour! From school field trips, family gatherings and corporate workshops, all tours feature a guided look through our galleries with our museum educators and docents.
Follow QR codes throughout the building to unlock more experiences while at the museum, including virtual reality and self-guided tours, all using your personal device.
The Bass offers a variety of experiences to fit your class, for grades K-12. Trained educators facilitate engaging discussions and activities in response to works on view.
Guests will explore various aspects of the collection, the museum’s architecture, and current exhibitions through an interactive guided tour. Tours can be customized to focus on specific galleries, mediums, or collection areas.
Become A Docent
Docents are an integral part of the visitor experience at The Bass. Trained by museum education staff as tour guides, docents give interactive tours to individuals as well as visiting groups of children and adults.
Learn More About Our Creativity Center
Opened in 2017, The Bass Creativity Center is the museum’s education wing with two classrooms, a multimedia lab, administrative offices, a reception lobby and an outdoor play-area. What was originally a single classroom, now encompasses a total of 5,200 sq. feet, making The Bass’ Creativity Center one of the largest dedicated education facilities for a museum in Miami-Dade.
The Creativity Center is the learning hub of The Bass IDEAS programming, featuring innovative workshops, tours, community outreach projects and unique public programs. Developed in conjunction with Stanford University’s Institute of Design via a year-long collaboration, and built into our program curriculums, IDEAS (Identify, Discuss, Envision, Apply, Share) methodology utilizes design thinking techniques of process-based learning to encourage critical thinking and multi-disciplinary education.
In-person classes are available, visit The Creativity Center online for a full schedule of upcoming classes and camps.
For lesson plans and on-demand virtual classes, visit The [Virtual] Creativity Center’s educational resources and ignite creativity in a remote way. Sign up for art classes and workshops for artists of all ages and skill levels, taught by experienced museum educators, all in a virtual space.Explore
Visitor Tips & Guidelines
→ PLAN YOUR VISIT
Please help us ensure the health and well-being of every visitor and staff member. Our staff conducts ongoing sanitation of high traffic areas to ensure your safety.
→ VISITOR FAQ
We’ve made many adjustments to our operations, including rigorous health and safety measures and visitor guidelines. Please take a moment to review the below in advance of your visit to ensure we answer all of your questions, and set the right expectations. We can’t wait to see you at The Bass!
→ SPECIAL ASSISTANCE
- The Bass is fully accessible to visitors using mobility aids and those who need to avoid stairs. Accessible entrances and ramps are located on 22nd Street and on Park Avenue.
- A wheelchair is available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis.
- All museum restrooms are wheelchair accessible.
- Service animals accompanying our visitors are welcome.
- Designated parking spaces, surrounding the museum and Collins Park, are available for visitors with Disabled Parking Permits.
- Printed informational materials are currently unavailable, however digital versions are provided throughout the building using QR codes and short URLs. Please inquire at the front desk for assistance.
- ASL interpretation is available upon request with at least 2 weeks’ notice. Please call 305.673.7530 or email [email protected] for assistance.
→ LOST AND FOUND
If you lose a personal item while visiting the museum, please notify a Guest Services Associate or contact the front desk at 305.673.7530, [email protected] We’ll do everything we can to help you recover your items.
Wheelchair accessible facilities and wheelchair available for guest use. Wheelchair ramp access is available.
Large format print for vision impaired available at the front desk
Assistive listening devices for various programs on request
Sign language tours available upon request and with a reservation at least 2 weeks in advance
Service animals welcome
For special assistance requests, please contact the front desk: 305.673.7530 or [email protected]
Check out The Café at The Bass, serving coffee, refreshments and light bites. Hours may vary.
The Café closes 15 minutes prior to the museum closing.
On your visit, browse through The Shop, a boutique bookstore and gift shop, offering a curated selection of artist editions and art literature. The shop, operated by museum staff, is open during museum hours.
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