Museum Guidelines

  • Masks (age 2+) are required for all visitors
  • Please do not touch the artwork
  • No flash photography
  • Service Animals Welcome. Please note Emotional Support animals or Comfort animals are not considered Service Animals under the ADA, and are not permitted.
  • $5 Parking is available across the street from the Museum at 1501 South Dixie Highway. Parking is free for Norton members
  • Manual wheelchairs are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis upon request. Accessible parking is located adjacent to the Museum entrance in the passenger drop-off circle
  • Baby strollers are welcome
  • Backpacks, umbrellas, and large bags are not allowed in the galleries. Free lockers are available next to the Reception area.
  • Food and drinks are permitted only in the Restaurant, Great Hall, Museum Garden, and may not be carried into the galleries or other areas
  • Smoking and vaping are not permitted anywhere in the Museum or on the Museum campus
  • By entering the museum premises, you consent to interview(s), photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, The Norton Channel, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on web sites, or any other purpose. You release the Norton Museum of Art, its officers, and employees, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication of interviews, photographs, computer images, video and/or or sound recording
  • Commercial photography and videography must be pre-arranged through [email protected]
  • Sign Language interpreters are available by request, with three weeks advance notice. Contact [email protected] for more information.
  • Anyone visiting the museum that needs assistance should contact Visitor Experience at 561-832-5196 x1150 or email [email protected]

CDC COVID-19 Community Level for Palm Beach County: LOW


The following general policies are in effect immediately and will remain so while Palm Beach County’s Community Level remains LOW:

  • Masks are optional, but encouraged, for all guests visiting the Norton. Masks are provided upon request. All Norton staff will continue to wear masks.
  • Temperature taking is voluntary upon entering the Museum
  • A negative COVID test (or optional presentation of proof of vaccination) is not required for admission to the Museum.

Please note that the Norton’s COVID-19 policies remain subject to change as circumstances evolve. Visit for the most up-to-date information. 

The Museum will continue to conduct heightened cleaning and sanitation and will continue to provide masks to visitors who request them.

This policy is based on guidance and recommendations issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other authoritative or controlling government-issued health standards.

For the most up-to-date information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), click here.
View daily updates on the CDC's COVID Data Tracker here.
To view the CDC’s COVID by County map, click here.
If you are unable to visit us in person, please visit The Norton Channel for a wide range of virtual resources, activities, and programs.

Know before you go!
The health and safety of our guests is a top priority for the Norton Museum.