Directions and Parking

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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Accessing the Museum this Summer

May 2017 marks the beginning of the transformation of the east end of Washington University's Danforth Campus. Please use the Museum’s south entrance (facing Steinberg Hall); the north entrance is no longer accessible.

Weekday Parking

Due to construction, the parking lots in the vicinity of the Museum are not accessible. Museum visitors may park in the Danforth University Center (DUC) garage off of Forsyth, but must purchase a hang tag from the University Bookstore. Find out more here and view a campus parking map

Street parking is available on Skinker and in Forest Park, about a two-block walk to the Museum.

Weekend Parking

Visitors may park in yellow zones on campus through June, and street parking is available.

Handicapped Parking & Visitor Drop-Off

Handicapped parking is available in the lot east of the Museum, along with group and handicapped-accessible visitor drop-off. Vehicles may enter off of Skinker at Brookings Drive. 

Public Transit and Bike Access

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.

Pedestrian Access

From the west and south, there is a pedestrian walkway off of Forsyth. From the east and north, pedestrians may cross the parking lot east of the Museum.

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