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Raclin Murphy Museum of Art

NOTE: The Raclin Murphy Museum of Art is CLOSED from Dec. 22-Jan. 2 for the holiday season. Normal hours will resume Jan. 3.

Located on the University of Notre Dame's campus, the Raclin Murphy Museum of Art instantly became one of the best museums in The Bend to visit upon its opening. The brand new facility, formerly known as the Snite Museum of Art and located in another building, features 23 galleries and several new commissions by internationally known artists.

Explore the Stunning Galleries

There are around 1,000 works of art from the museum's permanent collection on display across 23 galleries on three levels. They include prints, drawings, photographs, textiles and much more.

Notable galleries in the museum include: African Art, European & American Art 1700-1900, European Art through 1700, Indigenous Art of the Americas and International Modern and Contemporary Art. 

Exhibitions at the Raclin Murphy Museum of Art 

There are currently no exhibitions at the museum. Stay tuned for upcoming exhibitions starting in spring 2024.

Browse the Charles B. Hayes Family Sculpture Park 

Situated outside the museum, the Charles B. Hayes Family Sculpture Park contains major works by George Rickey, Deborah Butterfield and other well-known sculptors. It's open year round. 

Museum Hours, Entry and Parking 

Entry into the museum is completely free. It is closed on Mondays and all major holidays. Regular hours are as follows:

  • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 
  • 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday 
  • Noon-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Parking is available on the Notre Dame campus in the Walsh Architecture Visitor Lot. During business hours, the lot uses ParkMobile to pay for parking. More parking is available across Angela Boulevard on Eddy Street and in the Eddy Street Commons Parking Garage, where the first two hours are free.