Directions and Parking


The Museum will be closed beginning May 22 for the construction of a major expansion, reopening in the fall of 2019. Find out more here


Located near the corner of Skinker and Forsyth Boulevards, the Kemper Art Museum is directly west of Forest Park on the Danforth Campus of Washington University in St. Louis.

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University Construction

The transformation of the east end of Washington University's Danforth Campus is underway and affects access to the Museum. We recommend calling ahead before your visit: 314.935.4523.

Weekday Parking

Museum visitors may park on campus in the Danforth University Center (DUC) garage off of Forsyth for a small fee. Find out more here and view a campus parking map

Weekend & Evening Parking

Free visitor parking is available on campus on weekday evenings, beginning at 5p, and during weekends. 

Visitor Drop-off & Handicapped Parking

Visitor drop-off and limited handicapped parking are available in the lot east of the Museum. Enter off of Skinker at Lindell and tell the flaggers you're going to the Museum.

Public Transit, Bike Access, and Ride-Hailing Apps

The Skinker MetroLink stop is about one block north of the Museum building. Several MetroBus routes (Green Line, Route 1, Route 2) stop on the Danforth Campus. For the most current schedules and route details visit

Bike racks are located to the east of the Museum building; visit Bike St. Louis for a map with details on local bike trails to plan your route.

If using a ride-hailing app such as Uber, we recommend getting dropped off at Skinker and Lindell.

Pedestrian Access

From the west and south, walk along Forsyth Boulevard to Steinberg Hall. Walk up the outer stairs at Steinberg and go around the building to the right. The Museum is on the other side (north) of Steinberg.

From the east and north, take the pedestrian path from Skinker, by the construction trailers, to the Museum. This route is handicapped-accessible.

Physical Address

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
Washington University in St. Louis
Skinker & Forsyth Boulevards
St. Louis, MO 63130

Mailing Address

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
Washington University
One Brookings Drive
Campus Box 1214
St. Louis, MO 63130