Plan Your Trip to FWM


The Fabric Workshop and Museum
1214 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
T: 215.561.8888
[email protected]



Free with $5 suggested donation
All ages welcome

Following city and federal guidance, beginning Thursday, July 29, 2021, FWM will again require the use of face masks for all visitors (over two years of age). Advance registration is still encouraged but not required, and tickets are not required to visit the Museum Shop.


Monday Closed
Tuesday 12 pm–6 pm
Wednesday 12 pm–6 pm
Thursday 12 pm–6 pm
Friday 12 pm–6 pm
Saturday 12 pm–5 pm
Sunday 12 pm–5 pm


FWM will be closed on the following holidays:
  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Presidents’ Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day


The Fabric Workshop and Museum has reimagined our tours and workshops in response to COVID-19 best practices and with city and state restrictions in mind. We have resumed offering onsite tours and workshops (for groups of four or more), and will continue to offer a variety of virtual tours and workshops so that the experience of visiting FWM can come to you! Visit our Education pages for more information or contact [email protected]

Visitor Policies

We look forward to welcoming you to FWM and are working to ensure a safe and positive experience for our visitors. Our Visitor Services team will be happy to provide insight into the Museum’s 40+ years of collaborating with artists and answer any questions you may have about process and materials related to the works on view.

Advance tickets to FWM are available.

  • Advance online registration is encouraged before your visit.
  • Admission remains free, with a suggested donation of $5.
  • Tickets will correspond with 90-minute admission windows. Guests may enter the museum at any time during that window and explore the galleries at their own pace.
  • In order to maintain a healthy environment, FWM asks that you exercise good judgement by postponing your visit to the museum if you are sick or are concerned that you are becoming sick. Please call 215.561.8888 or email [email protected] to reschedule tickets if necessary.

Following city and federal guidance, beginning Thursday, July 29, 2021, FWM will again require the use of face masks for all visitors (over the age of 2).

Monodirectional Traffic Flow
Our reception area and gallery spaces are designed to support a monodirectional traffic flow through the museum. Visitors will use the back elevator to travel up to accessible gallery floors, descending to lower gallery floors, the museum shop, and exit by way of the front elevator and/or stairs. Our Visitor Services team will be available to help guide visitors throughout the building.

Travel Light
Please refrain from bringing large bags or backpacks into the museum.

We kindly ask that all visitors observe the above measures and precautions during their visit to FWM. Updates will be implemented as local guidelines allow.

Non-flash, personal-use photography is welcome in the galleries (except where noted). Share your images with us on social media @fabricworkshop! For the safety of the art, pens and markers are not permitted within the galleries. Pencils are available at the welcome desk. As a courtesy to other visitors, cell phone conversations should be conducted outside of the galleries.