Davis Museum

Wellesley College

106 Central Street

Wellesley, MA  02481-8203

Tel: 781.283.2051

Fax: 781.283.2064

Visitors with Disabilities

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.


Tuesday - Sunday
11 am – 5 pm
Closed June 27th - Sept. 20th


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

Tel. 781.283.2051

The Davis Museum 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

Saturday, December 3, 2016


The Davis Museum at Wellesley College offers guided tours to public groups during open hours, Tuesday through Sunday from 11 AM to 5 PM. Our specially­-trained Student Guides engage visitors with the Davis’s distinctive permanent collections and its special temporary exhibitions through dialogue-­based, interactive experiences. Admission is free; reservations must be made two weeks in advance. School groups are encouraged to apply for our School Bus Subsidy, generously supported by the Palley Endowment Fund for Davis Museum Outreach Programs. Tours are customized according to interest area. To schedule your visit or to request more information, please e­mail Public and Interpretive Programs Specialist Liz Gardner at or call 781.283.3045.
Drop­-in Public Tours
Every Saturday, 2:00pm
October 1 ­- December 3 (No tours during school breaks on October 8 or November 26)
Meet in Davis Lobby
Thematic tours of special exhibitions and permanent collections led by a Student Guide are free and open to the public on a first­-come, first­-served basis. For a full schedule of tours, please visit
Focus on Accessibility
The Davis is committed to making our museum and programs accessible to all audiences. We encourage you to contact us about the following guided tour options, available for free with two weeks advance notice:
American Sign Language interpreted tours of the permanent collections and special exhibitions (subject to interpreter availability).
Tactile tours or verbal description tours of the permanent collections.
To book your customized tour, please contact Public and Interpretive Programs
Specialist Liz Gardner at or 781­283­3045.

For more information, visit our Programs & Events page.