Small Groups and Individuals Look at the Permanent Collection
Image courtesy of Thomas Hager.

Downtown Jacksonville's premier art museum

A trip to Northeast Florida is incomplete without a visit to MOCA Jacksonville. Put the Museum on your must-do list—whether you live in Jacksonville or you're visiting from out of town.

Museum Hours

11 a.m.–5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday

Noon–5 p.m. Sunday

5–9 p.m. Thursday

Plus the first Wednesday of each month



All Museum visitors, including MOCA Jacksonville members and tour groups, must check in at the general admission desk.

Adults: $8

Seniors, Military, Students*: $5

Children (2-12): $5

Children younger than 2: FREE


MOCA Jacksonville members

UNF Students

UNF Employees and One Guest

* Identification required: Members (membership card), Seniors (proof of age 60 years and older), Active and Retired Military (military ID), Students (current ID), UNF Students and Employees (Osprey Card)

Special promotions

General Public

Free admission the first Wednesday of each month during Art Walk from 5-9 p.m.

Military Members*

MOCA provides free admission through the Blue Star Museums program to active duty military, including Reserves and National Guard, and their immediate family members Memorial Day through Labor Day. Some special events or limited-time Museum exhibitions may not be included in this program.


Free admission Tuesday – Friday 1:30-5 p.m.

* Identification required: Members (membership card), Seniors (proof of age 60 years and older), Active and Retired Military (military ID), Students (current ID)

2019 Holiday Closings

  • January 1: New Years Day
  • January 20:: Martin Luther King Day
  • May 27: Memorial Day
  • July 4: Independence Day
  • September 2: Labor Day
  • November 28: Thanksgiving Day
  • December 24: Christmas Eve
  • December 25: Christmas Day


From I-95, exit on Union Street, then head east to Main Street. Turn right on Main Street, travel four blocks then turn right on Duval Street. Travel one block to North Laura Street, turn left, and the Museum is immediately on the left.


  • From the above directions, there is a public parking garage on your right immediately after you turn onto Duval Street between Main Street and Laura Street.
  • Metered street parking is available throughout downtown (free weekdays after 6 p.m. and all day on weekends).
  • School buses and motor coaches may park at EverBank Field after dropping off passengers.

Visitor policies

Bags and umbrellas

MOCA Jacksonville requires visitors to check umbrellas and oversized items at the entrance. The Museum reserves the right to refuse items and is not responsible for items left at the front desk. All bags are subject to staff inspection.


Photography without flash for personal use is permitted unless otherwise noted on specific objects. Commercial photography and videography must be pre-arranged through Selfie sticks, tripods, lights, or other large camera equipment is not permitted in the galleries.


Please do not touch the artwork on display.

Mobile devices

As a courtesy to others, visitors are asked to silence their mobile devices.

No smoking, food, or drinks

Food and drinks are permitted only in the lobby, theater, and restaurant. They may not be carried into the galleries or other areas. Smoking, vaping, or use of other tobacco products are not permitted inside the Museum.


Sketching is permitted in the galleries (pencil only, no ink or paint) with sketchbooks no larger than 8½ x 11 inches (21.6 x 27.9 cm). Easels and sitting on the floor are not permitted. Please see a security officer to request a stool while sketching in the galleries.


Baby strollers are permitted at all times, but food or drink accompanying stroller must be checked. Stroller parking is available near on the fifth floor near the Art Explorium.

Lost Items

Please contact the front desk at 904-620-1214 to inquire about lost items.


Pets are not allowed in the Museum. Service animals are permitted.


Accessible entrance

A power-assisted doorway that complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act is located at the front of the building to the left.

Courtesy wheelchairs

All galleries and facilities are wheelchair accessible. A wheelchair is available upon request; please see the front desk associate. The wheelchair is available free of charge; leaving a driver’s license or other identification with the front desk is required.

Service animals

The Museum allows service animals as defined by the Disability Rights Florida organization, which means animals trained to perform tasks for individuals with disabilities, including but not limited to guiding a person who is visually impaired or blind, alerting a person who is deaf or hard of hearing, pulling a wheelchair, assisting with mobility or balance, alerting and protecting a person who is having a seizure, retrieving objects, or performing other special tasks. Pets or companion animals are not permitted.

Disabled parking

Parking spaces are available in garages on both Duval and Monroe streets. Metered parking spaces are available across Laura Street in front of the Museum for vehicles with valid disabled parking permits or license plates on a first-come, first-served basis. Other metered parking spaces are available on Duval and Monroe streets. Metered spaces are free on weekends and after 6 p.m. on weekdays.