Admissions and Visitor Information

Museum Hours

Tuesday to Sunday 10 a.m. — 5 p.m. Closed Monday and major holidays (New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day, 4th of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day, Easter)

Admission

Adults — $7
USGA Members — $5
Group Rate (10 and over) — $5
Children (13-17 years) — $3.50
Children 12 and under — Free

Visitors will be able to purchase a USGA Membership on-site. The reduced admission fee for USGA Members and discount in the gift shop will apply immediately.

To become a USGA Member now, please click here.

Group Tours

For groups of 10 or more individuals, the USGA Museum offers a 30-minute guided tour, conducted by members of the Museum staff. The group rate is $5 per person. For additional information on scheduling a tour, please contact Kim Gianetti, Asst. Mgr. Marketing and Outreach at 908-234-2300, ext. 1245 or email kgianetti@usga.org.

The Pynes Putting Course

The Pynes Putting Course is open from early Spring to late Fall, weather permitting.

Tee times are available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday. Visitors should allow 30 minutes to play the nine-hole course.

Green Fee: $5 with admission to the Museum.

Putters are provided by the Museum; a souvenir golf ball is included with the green fee. Appropriate footwear is required—no high heels or heavy-soled boots will be permitted.

Due to the popularity of the Putting Course, visitors are strongly encouraged to reserve a tee time prior to arrival or immediately upon entering the Museum.

For additional information, or to reserve a tee time, please contact Kim Gianetti, Asst. Mgr. Marketing and Outreach, at 908-234-2300, ext. 1245; or by email at KGianetti@usga.org.

For more information on the Putting Course, click here.

USGA Research and Test Center

Tours of the USGA Research and Test Center are offered Tuesday through Friday at 1 p.m. Visitors should allow 45 minutes to one hour to visit the Research and Test Center.

Tours of the Test Center are included with the admission price for the Museum.

We strongly encourage visitors to make a reservation prior to arrival or immediately upon entering the Museum.

For additional information, or to reserve a tour, please contact Kim Gianetti, Asst. Mgr. Marketing and Outreach, at 908-234-2300, ext. 1057; or by email at KGianetti@usga.org.

For more information on visiting the USGA Research and Test Center, click here.

Golf Library

The USGA Library, located in the Arnold Palmer Center for Golf History, is home to the world’s most comprehensive golf literature and research collections. The Library is open to visitors Monday through Friday, and by appointment.

For additional information, or to schedule an appointment, please contact Nancy Stulack, Librarian, at 908-234-2300, ext. 1107; or by email at NStulack@usga.org.

For more information about the USGA Library, click here.

Museum Shop

The USGA Museum Shop offers a unique range of items—dozens of books, souvenirs and unique items for the entire family—so that every visitor is sure to find the perfect gift for their favorite golfer.

The USGA Museum Shop is open during regular Museum hours.

USGA Members receive a 10% discount on all purchases.

For Families

To provide an engaging and entertaining experience for visitors of all ages, a Family Guide filled with fun activities and information is available free of charge to all visitors. Please ask for copies at the Museum’s Reception Desk.

Lodging

If you are planning a stay in the immediate area, there are plenty of affordable and convenient accommodations from which to choose.

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Dining

The Museum does not offer any restaurant or food services, but there are a number of convenient options in the immediate area.

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Additional Information for Visitors

All public areas are wheelchair accessible.

Strollers are permitted throughout the Museum.

Restrooms are equipped with baby changing stations.

Photography without flash is permitted in all the galleries. Flash photography, video, and the use of tripods are not permitted in the galleries.

Eating, drinking, and smoking are not permitted in the galleries.

Cell phones and pagers must be turned off or set to a silent alert at all times. Please refrain from using cell phones in the galleries.

Please refrain from touching artifacts, artwork, and exhibition cases.


The USGA Museum occupies a beautiful Georgian Colonial mansion designed by noted American architect John Russell Pope. The Arnold Palmer Center for Golf History sits to the east (right) of the original house and opened in 2008.


This portrait of Arnold Palmer by American artist John Martin greets visitors as they enter the USGA Museum.