Private Group Tours

Private tours are a perfect way for groups to experience the Museum together. All adult group tours are led by docents, last 50 minutes, and require at least 15 people.

Call (561) 832-5196 x 1113, or online inquiry form, at least three weeks before your planned visit.

10 AM and 11 AM / Tuesday through Saturday  
(Enjoy early access to the galleries before the Museum opens to the public at noon.)
1 PM / Tuesday through Sunday

Admission is free to all visitors. There is a limit of 20 visitors per docent, and a maximum group size of 40 visitors, exhibition permitting, for all private tours. 

A tour reservation is required.  Your tour is not reserved until you receive a letter confirming your requested date, time, and tour theme.

Self-guided tour groups must contact the Norton in advance to schedule their visits. Please use the online contact form or call (561) 832-5196 x1113 to schedule your visit.


Group Lunch

Have lunch after your tour at one of the Museum’s local restaurant partners listed below. Please book your lunch reservation at least three weeks in advance.

Serenity Garden Tea House & Café
Contact Audrey Farrelly at (561) 655-3911 or email
Lunch service begins at 11:30 AM (tea, desserts, late lunch available until 6 PM)

Contact Elizabeth Davis at (561) 227-3511, ext. 222
Lunch available 11:30 AM - 3 PM


Museum Collection 

Highlights of the Museum Collection - Offered throughout the year
(Up to 40 visitors; more than 20 visitors requires two docents)
Discover great works by artists such as Monet, Picasso, O’Keeffe, and Hopper, as well as masterworks of Chinese and Contemporary Art. Learn about the artworks and the artists who created them.


Special Exhibition 

 Earth Works: Mapping the Anthropocene - Through Jan. 7, 2018
(Up to 20 visitors)
Justin Guariglia’s stunning photographic images are based on his flights over Greenland with NASA scientists on flights over Greenland in 2015 and 2016 to survey melting glaciers and their effects on sea level rise. Other images reveal the impact of agriculture and mining in Asia on the Earth’s surface.  

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney: Sculpture - January 25, 2018 - April 29, 2018
(Up to 40 visitors, more than 20 visitors requires two docents) 
Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, best known as an art patron and founder of New York’s Whitney Museum of American Art, also had a significant career as a sculptor in the United States and Europe. Featuring approximately 45 remarkable sculptures and drawings, this is the first exhibition of Whitney’s art since her death in 1942.




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