Davis Museum and Cultural Center

Wellesley College

106 Central Street

Wellesley, MA  02481-8203

Tel: 781.283.2051

Fax: 781.283.2064

Visitors with Disabilites

The Davis, Collins Café, and Collins Cinema are wheelchair accessible. Two manual wheelchairs are available for free, without reservations; please inquire at the Information Desk. Public restrooms in the Museum and Café are accessible.

Other accommodations may be available if requested in advance. Please contact Jim Wice, Director of Disability Services for Wellesley College, at 781.283.2434 (voice/TTY) or for more information.


Summer Hours

July 22 - August 10

Tuesday - Sunday 12 pm – 4 pm

August 11 - August 24

CLOSED to the Public

Museum hours change with the school year, please contact the museum to confirm.

Tel. 781.283.2051

The Davis Museum and Cultural Center and its programs are open to the public free of charge.

Mass Cultural Council

Collins Cafe

Hours of Operation (when school is in session):

Mon-Fri 8 am – 2 pm

For more information, please contact Tom Markham at or 781.283.2897.

In addition to the Collins Café, there are a number of dining options open to the public across campus.

Special Events

Monday, June 16, 2014

A Conversation with Madeleine Albright

On Monday, June 16, 2014, Madeleine Albright, Former U.S. Secretary of State and Wellesley College Class of 1959, will return to Wellesley for a special conversation with President H. Kim Bottomly about her pin collection and foreign policy. Secretary Albright will discuss her jewel box diplomacy, take questions from the audience, and sign copies of her book Read My Pins: Stories from a Diplomat’s Jewel Box (Harper Collins, 2009).  The event is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection, on view at the Davis Museum at Wellesley College from June 9 to July 20, 2014.

The conversation will take place in the Alumnae Hall Auditorium at 7:00pm, with a book signing to follow in the Alumnae Hall Ballroom. Doors open at 6:30pm.  Visitors attending the event should park in the Davis Parking Garage (first right after entering campus from the Route 135 entrance).

The event is ticketed, but is free and open to the public. Reserve your ticket now: To reserve tickets by phone, please call: 1.888.71.TICKETS (1.888.718.4253).


Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection - Neighborhood Day

The Davis Museum is pleased to welcome Wellesley residents for a special one-day preview of the exhibition Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection. Please note that tickets and valid ID are require for this free event.

Reserve your ticket now: To reserve tickets by phone, please call: 1.888.71.TICKETS (1.888.718.4253).

For more information, visit our Programs & Events page.




Give Search The Collection For Students

Free and Open to the Public