Ticketing information for Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China

Now–August 12, 2018 | Learn More


Special Exhibition Ticket Pricing

General public Seniors
(ages 18 and up) $16 (ages 65+) $8
Children Children 5
(ages 6-17) $8 and under FREE
College students Thursday
(with valid ID) $8 5–8 p.m. FREE


Members get in free to all exhibitions during the year of their membership


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Timed Ticketing

Due to expected crowds, the museum requires timed tickets to provide visitors with the most comfortable experience due to the capacity of our exhibition. With a timed ticket, a pre-established number of guests enter during each interval, allowing visitors to enjoy shorter lines and a better viewing experience. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable to another date or time.

Cincinnati Art Museum Member Tickets

Tickets for Terracotta Army are free for Cincinnati Art Museum members. Family CAM members receive 2 adult and up to 5 child tickets per visit. Individual CAM members receive 1 free ticket per visit. Timed member tickets are required, and can be acquired online or at the front desk.

Non-member Tickets

General adult admission tickets are $16 at the front desk, $14 with discount code ONLINE right here. Tickets are $8 for college students, seniors (65+) and children (6-17 years). Allow at least one hour to view the exhibition.

Tickets are for a self-guided tour. Online ticket times run every half hour from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday–Sunday, 4 p.m. on Thursdays. In-person ticket times run every half hour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday–Sunday, 4:30 p.m. on Thursdays. The assigned ticket time is estimated. The museum may need to delay visitor entrance beyond the reserved time indicated on the ticket due to crowds at peak times. We appreciation your flexibility and understanding to ensure the safety of the art and to provide the best experience for you and all of our guests. 

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable to another date or time.

Free Exhibition Access

Free access to the exhibition will be available on Thursday evenings from 5–8 p.m. and from 5–9 p.m. during Art After Dark events on Friday, April 27, May 25, June 29 and July 27. Timed tickets are required during these times, and can be acquired day-of, in-person at the front desk beginning at 4:30 p.m. Free tickets are subject to availability. Limit 5 tickets per person per day.

Redeeming Ticket Vouchers

Ticket vouchers obtained through contests, giveaways, events and museum employees may be redeemed for free exhibition tickets. To redeem a ticket voucher, complete the form on the voucher and turn it in at the Cincinnati Art Museum front desk. Once turned in, a ticket time will be assigned to the voucher holder. Free ticket vouchers are subject to availability.

If you’ve won or received free tickets from the museum, please do not wait until the final weeks of the exhibition to redeem them. Visit as soon as you can to assure that you’ll be able to see the Terracotta Army exhibition.

What if the Exhibition is Sold Out? 

Tickets on some dates and times may occasionally sell out due to high demand and popularity of Terracotta Army. If that is the case, you may look for other dates and times that are available and make plans to visit then. To check on availability, simply click here and choose the alternative date or time.

Extended Member Hours

During the run of the exhibition, the Cincinnati Art Museum will offer extended member hours on Saturday and Sunday mornings from 9 a.m.–11 a.m. Members and paying guests accompanied by a member may reserve tickets in-person at the front desk during extended morning hours.

Member Tours

Free docent-led tours of Terracotta Army will be available to CAM members at 9:15 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. To attend a member-only docent tour, request a tour ticket at the front desk and meet at the exhibition entrance at 9:15 a.m. Docent-led tours have a 20 person capacity and are subject to availability.

To request a non-member school or group tour, please contact [email protected] We apologize, but public tours will not be available during public hours.


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