Before You Visit

Visiting the Schiele Museum is a fun and educational experience for all ages!

With so much to see and do, here are a few important details to help you plan your visit.



Monday - Saturday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Sunday: 1 PM - 5 PM

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


Directions & Parking

The Schiele Museum is located at 1500 E. Garrison Blvd., Gastonia, NC 28054. The main parking lot is located near the entrance of the museum and parking is free for visitors. Additional parking is located at the "green lot" on Garrison Blvd., just past the museum towards downtown. The museum's lots are highlighted in orange on the map below.

Click here for detailed directions and parking info.


General Admission Prices

Adults (18+): $7

Youth (4-17): $6

Children (3 and younger): free

Schiele Members: free


Museum Map

Click here to view the museum map with exhibit information. Complimentary maps are available for visitors at the front desk.


Planetarium & Science Theater Shows

A variety of shows are offered daily in the planetarium. Tickets are $5 per person (children 3 and younger are free) and can be purchased at the front desk. Click here to see the current show schedule.


Special Events & Festivals

Throughout the year, visitors can enjoy special events in addition to exploring museum exhibits. Admission fees vary for special events; click here to view our calendar for more details.


Visit the Museum Store

Don't forget to visit the Museum Store! It's a wonderful source of books and toys that mix fun with education and provide you with a memento of your visit.



Have questions about visiting? Check out our FAQ page or give us a call at 704.866.6900. We hope to see you at The Schiele soon!