Plan Your Visit




Monday – Saturday: 9 AM – 5 PM

Sunday: 1 PM – 5 PM

The Schiele Museum is open daily except for Easter, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.



General admission to The Schiele provides access to all of the indoor and outdoor* exhibits, including the nature trail. Tickets for planetarium shows are available for purchase in addition to general admission.

General Admission

Adults (18+): $7
Youth (4-17): $6
Children (3 and younger): free
Schiele Members: free

Planetarium Tickets

$5 per person (children ages 3 and younger are admitted free)

For your convenience, we accept the following forms of payment: cash, personal check, Visa, American Express, and MasterCard. Admission fees help support our educational programming, exhibitions and ongoing research. Find a complete list of Schiele Museum discounts here.


Getting Here & Parking

The Schiele Museum is located at 1500 E. Garrison Blvd., Gastonia, NC 28054. Click here for directions and parking information.


Field Trips

Educators, click here to learn about field trip opportunities and The Schiele's outreach program.


Group Rates

Groups of 15+ visitors are eligible for discounted general admission rates when booked in advance. Please contact Lana DuPont at 704.854.6676 for information regarding group rates.


Special Events

The Schiele Museum hosts a variety of special events throughout the year, including Fossil Fair, Bug Day, Clash of the 'Bots, and more. View our events calendar for details regarding upcoming events. Please note: prices for special events vary; please call 704.866.6900 in advance to verify fees.



Have a question about visiting? Click here to view our FAQ page or give us a call at 704.866.6900. We hope you'll visit us soon!

*Some outdoor exhibits are open seasonally.