Drop-in Tours

Come alone or bring friends and family!

dropintours658Free, daily drop-in tours are available with museum admission. Tour topics change seasonally and with new exhibitions, no two tours are ever exactly alike. Groups meet near the sign outside of the CMOA gift shop. ASL interpretation is provided the first Sunday of each month.

Tour de Force: Works from the Collection
Daily, 1:30–2:30 p.m.
Daily guided drop-in tours are free with museum admission and meet in the lobby by the admissions desk.

Small Prints Big Artists: Masterpieces from the Renaissance to Baroque 
Faked, Forgotten, Found: Five Renaissance Paintings Investigated
Fridays and Saturdays, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 28–Monday, September 15, 2014
Experience Renaissance and Baroque masterpieces on the walls and under the microscope. Tour Carnegie Museum of Art’s world-class collection of prints from this period, on view for the first time in decades! Then see an exciting showcase of forensic analysis of paintings in the museum’s collection. No two tours are the same, and all ages are welcome. 

Are you a teacher?
 K–12 teachers earn one ACT 48 activity hour for participation in a drop-in tour. Download a printable PDF of the ACT 48 activity hours form.  

Multimedia Guides

During your visit, you can borrow an iPod touch from the admissions desk (first-come, first served; valid ID required) and use the CMOA app as a digital companion while you are in the galleries. More information about the app can be found on the CMOA App information page.

Have your own iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad? Download the CMOA App for free from the Apple App Store.


WiFi at the Museum

To access the museum's complimentary WiFi from an iDevice, please follow these instructions:

  1. Go into the "Settings" app
  2. Click "WiFi"
  3. Make sure WiFi is toggled on
  4. Look for and select "DQE - Carnegie Museums WiFi"
  5. Authenticate your device by agreeing to the terms
  6. Enjoy the museum's fast and free wireless internet!