Visiting the Museum

January 2022 COVID Protocols

We look forward to welcoming you to the Michael C. Carlos Museum. Your health and safety remain our top priorities.

All visitors to Emory's campus are strongly encouraged to be vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19 and must adhere to Emory University’s established safety protocols while on campus. To read Emory's complete visitor policy, please click HERE

How to Visit

At the present time, members of the public are required to make timed reservations to visit the Carlos Museum. We encourage you to make your reservation at least 24 hours before your planned visit to ensure availability. 

Emory students, faculty, and staff are not required to make a reservation and may check in with an Emory ID. 

Click the box below to begin the reservation process. If you have any questions, please call 404-727-2163 Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday noon to 4 p.m.

Tickets may be purchased upon arrival.


Make a reservation

Safety Protocols

  • Face coverings are required of all visitors and museum staff. Face coverings must cover the nose and mouth.

  • Hand sanitation stations have been placed on all levels of the museum.

  • Plexiglass shields have been installed at all information desks and cashier stations.

  • The museum is cleaned and sanitized regularly to disinfect all public spaces.

  • The Museum Bookshop is open for in-store shopping with density restrictions. The Bookshop also offers online purchases. (Please see the bookshop webpage for more information.)

  • Ebrik Coffee Room will be closed until January 11, 2022 and will then be serving to-go options only.

  • Museum staff members are required to monitor their health daily.


Q. For how many people may I make a reservation?
A. One person may make a reservation for up to five others. Two reservations will be needed for larger groups.

Q. Are children welcome?
A. Yes, children are welcome to visit. Children over the age of two are required to wear a face-covering in the museum.

Q. Are tours or programs available?
A. Yes, Public tours on Saturdays and Sundays. For information on virtual tours for K-12 schools, click HERECheck the calendar for listings of Zoom and hybrid programs.