yayoi kusama: infinity mirrors

fri jun 30 – sun sep 10 2017


  • Advance tickets are no longer available.
  • A limited number of timed tickets will be available on site at the museum for same-day entry on a first-come, first-served basis. Four tickets per person.
  • All tickets are timed. Arrive 10 minutes prior to the time on your ticket to ensure entry. There are no refunds or exchanges.
  • Every visitor, including children, will need a timed ticket to enter the exhibition.
  • Tickets include access to all exhibitions and collections.
  • Be prepared for lines to enter each Infinity Mirror Room and plan to spend at least 1–2 hours inside the exhibition. 
  • More visitor info

members see it free.

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  • More tickets for Member Sunday and Monday Nights, July 9–September 4, 4–9 pm, are available online now. Day-of tickets for Member Nights will be released on site at the museum on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 3 pm.
  • To get onsite tickets, bypass the general ticket line and receive priority entry through the member line.
  • Get unlimited free admission to SAM for a full year including special exhibitions. During Yayoi Kusama that’s a savings of up to $34.95 per ticket!
  • Enjoy discounts at SAM Shop, TASTE Café, and on museum events like SAM Remix.
  • And more!

ticket prices

SAM Members FREE! get sunday tickets

get monday tickets

Adults $34.95 on site only
Seniors (65+) $32.95 on site only
Military (with ID) $29.95 on site only
Students (with ID)
Teens (13-17)
$24.95 on site only
Kids (12 & Under) FREE on site only
First Thursday 50% off on site only
First Friday 50% for Seniors (65+) on site only

visitor info

timed tickets

General Information

  • Tickets will only be valid for the date and time stipulated.
  • There are no refunds or exchanges. Once issued, the date and time of the passes cannot be changed.
  • Tickets cannot be resold. Unauthorized duplication or sale of a ticket may prevent admittance.
  • Tickets are not available for purchase over the phone.

Getting Timed Tickets Online

  • More advance tickets are now available for Member Sunday and Monday Nights.
  • A limited number of tickets will be available on site each day for same-day use only, on a first-come, first-served basis starting June 30.
  • Select available dates and times in the drop-down menu. Dates and times that are sold out will appear in grey and will be unavailable for selection.
  • Please arrive 10 minutes before your ticket time at the fourth floor exhibition entrance.
  • If you arrive more than 15 minutes after the time on your ticket admittance is not guaranteed.
  • Tickets for First Thursdays are only available for purchase at the museum on the day of.

Getting Timed Tickets at the Museum

  • We expect high demand for same-day timed tickets.
  • A limited number of same-day timed tickets will be available at the museum. Tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis when the museum opens.
  • A line may form before the museum opens. Signs and staff will direct visitors on where to line up when they arrive.
infinity mirror rooms

The exhibition includes five immersive Infinity Mirror Rooms: four you walk in to and one you peek in.

  • Be prepared to wait in a line to enter each room.
  • Three people may enter each room. You may be asked by an attendant to enter with other visitors.
  • You will be allowed 20 to 30 seconds in each room per the artist’s intent.
  • Plan on spending at least 1–2 hours in the exhibition.
hours & holidays

Because we expect this exhibition to be popular, we have expanded our regular hours to accommodate as many visitors as possible.

  • We’re open Mondays until 5 pm throughout the exhibition.
  • Exclusive Member Sunday and Monday Nights: July 9–September 4, 4–9 pm.
  • We’ll be open until 9 pm on Fridays beginning July 7.
  • We’ll be open until 9 pm on select Saturdays and Wednesdays: July 15, July 22, July 26, August 2, August 12, August 26, and September 2.
  • We’ll be open for Labor Day on September 4.
  • Weekends, holidays, and First Thursdays are always busy! Consider visiting on a weekday.

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first thursdays & discounts

On the first Thursday of each month admission to Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors is half price and SAM collection galleries are free. Half-price tickets for First Thursday will be sold only onsite and on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets will go on sale when the museum opens at 10 am.

Discounted tickets are subject to timed entry.

  • No coupons will be accepted for Yayoi Kusama, including Entertainment Book or Chinook Book.
  • Flash Card or Gold Card holders are eligible for a reduced price admission ticket of $5 when purchased onsite.
  • SAM offers free and discounted tickets to underserved communities.

Learn more, including perks for group visits »

parking & directions

The museum is located at 1300 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101. Discounted parking is available at the 3rd & Stewart Garage during museum hours and at the Russell Investments Center Garage on weekends.

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  • Please ask an attendant about options if you are visiting in a wheelchair.
  • Strollers may need to be left outside the rooms.
  • If you are unable to stand while in line, a limited number of folding gallery stools are available to check out from staff in the Special Exhibition Shop.
  • Due to the unique installation, there are no audio guides or free public tours.

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visitor & photography policies
  • Consider leaving large bags and backpacks at home. You will be asked to leave bags and bulky objects outside of the Infinity Mirror Rooms.
  • Coat check is complimentary.
  • Wheelchairs and single occupant strollers are allowed and available for loan at Coat Check.
  • Re-entry to the galleries is not allowed. Make sure to use the restrooms before your visit.
  • Non-flash photography is allowed except in Infinity Mirrored Room—All the Eternal Love I Have for the Pumpkins.
  • Video recording and tripods/selfie sticks are prohibited.
  • Share your photos #InfiniteKusama

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frequently asked questions


customer service

The Customer Service Center is available seven days a week from 10 am–5 pm through the online help desk or by calling 206.654.3210. We will return your call or email as soon as we are able. Please call or email, not both, for a faster response.

private events

Plan your event at SAM and have a unique experience of Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors. Enjoy thematic menus provided by TASTE Events, access to the exhibition, and private event spaces. Learn more »