• Tours

Exhibition tours are offered at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. each day and are included with the price of admission.

The Rubin Museum also offers a variety of private tours for schools, colleges, seniors, alumni groups, organized tour and travel groups and general-interest groups. Our guide program is tailored to each group visit and offers opportunities to explore the artistic legacy of the Himalayan region and to appreciate its place in the context of world cultures.


Regular Tours

Exhibition Highlights ​Tours

1:00 and 3:00 p.m. each day
Approximately 45 minutes


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View Suggested Itineraries

​Access Tours

Offered monthly

Reservations are required


Learn more about accessibility at the Museum

​Evening Tours

Wednesdays and Fridays our galleries are open late


View Upcoming Tours


Group Tours


Audio Tours

The Rubin Museum of Art produces audio tours and podcasts to complement our exhibitions that highlight numerous objects on view and feature commentary by curators, scholars and other museum professionals. Visitors may download the audio tours from our iTunes U account or access all current exhibitions audio tours via the exhibition itineraries on our website. Additionally, visitors may borrow an audio guide device from the admissions desk for the length of their visit.

Download via iTunes U View Exhibition Itineraries

Explore the Himalayas! Spanish Language Audio Tour

Explore Himalayan art in Spanish! The Rubin Museum of Art is now offering a Spanish language audio tour for Spanish-speaking audiences of all ages. Through our tours, visitors will encounter the arts and cultures of the Himalayas, India and neighboring regions.

¡Explore el Himalaya! Audioguias en español

Explora el arte de las Himalayas en Español! El Rubin Museum of Art ahora ofrece audioguías en Español para hispanohablantes de todas las edades. Con esta herramienta, visitantes al museo conocerán culturas y religiones antiguas de las Himalayas, India y los alrededores con una colección de arte permanente exquisita.