Adults $14
Members $11
Children age 4-12 $9
Children age 3 and under Free

  • Tickets can be purchased online or at the Info Desk in Bloch Lobby.
  • Tickets cannot be purchased outside at the course.
  • Everyone needs a ticket to play Art Course, including children who qualify as free.
  • Tickets may be presented in printed form or on a mobile device.

Member Tickets

Member-discounted tickets are as follows. Amount is per day:

  • Individual: 2 tickets
  • Duo: 4 tickets
  • Family: 5 tickets
  • Art Explorer & Art Lover: 6 tickets
  • Society of Fellows: 20 tickets

Additional tickets can be purchased online or onsite for the general public price of $14 (subject to tee time availability).


Parking in the museum garage is $10 for nonmembers and free for members. Entrance to the garage is off Oak Street.

Free parking is an option in the lot at 45th Street and Rockhill Road, on a first-come, first-served basis.


No refunds or exchanges will be allowed for missed tee times. If Art Course is closed for maintenance or repair, a refund will be granted.

We strongly encourage notifying the Nelson-Atkins by phone at 816.751.1278 or by email at at least 24 hours in advance if you are unable to make your allotted tee time to reschedule.

Weather Policies

Course and weather updates can be checked in real time at 816.751.1278.

In the event of bad weather, affected ticket holders will be offered a rain voucher to reschedule their experience at a future time.

Visitors who are interrupted mid-play when the course is closed will also be offered a rain voucher to finish their game at another time.

Refunds will not be offered for weather.

Strollers & Accessibility

Standard-size strollers are welcome; however, stroller access may occasionally be limited. For your convenience, stroller parking is available at the start of Art Course (please check with museum staff upon arrival).

Five of the nine holes are accessible for wheelchairs. Please contact Visitor Services at 816.751.1278 for accommodation information.