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1500 East Garrison Blvd.
Gastonia, NC 28054
P 704-866-6900
F 704-866-6041
General Information
Monday - Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Holiday Closings
The museum is closed on Easter, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Admission fees help support our educational programming, exhibitions and ongoing research.
For your convenience, we accept the following forms of payment: cash, personal check, Visa and Mastercard.
Interested in FREE admission all year, countless discounts and invitations to exclusive "Members Only" events? Visit our Membership section for details and become a Member today!
Admission Fees Legend
M = Museum
P = Planetarium Program
Admission Fees - Public
  M M + P
Adults $7 $10
Children (4-18) $6 $9
Students w/ ID (18+) $6 $9
Seniors (65+) $6 $9
Admission Fees - Members*
  M M + P
Adults FREE $3
Children (4-18) FREE $3
Students w/ ID (18+) FREE $3
Seniors (65+) FREE $3
*Members will be asked to present a valid membership card or ID.
Admission Fees - City of Gastonia Residents**
  M M + P
Adults $5 $8
Children (4-18) $4 $7
Students w/ ID (18+) $4 $7
Seniors (65+) $4 $7
**City of Gastonia Residents will be asked to present a valid ID.
Special Events & Festivals
Prices for special events and festivals vary. Please call 704-866-6908 in advance to verify fees.
Featured Exhibits
Featured exhibits are included with general museum admission.
Education Programs
Education programs have separate fees. Please visit our Education section for more information.
The Schiele Museum welcomes all visitors and strives to make its exhibitions, programs and services accessible to everyone.
All of the museum's indoor exhibits are accessible by wheelchair, and all public floors of the museum can be reached by lift.
The James H. Lynn Planetarium includes wheelchair locations and companion seats.
All restroom locations are accessible to those in wheelchairs or with mobility impairments. Wheelchairs are available for visitors on a first-come, first-served basis at the admissions desk. Due to inclines and gravel footing of the nature trail, all areas may not be accessible by those with mobility impairments.