Plan your visit


Greek Orthodox Archbishopric Street, 20715509
Ashrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon

We are located forty meters to the left of the top of the Saint Nicolas stairs, just a few steps away from Gemmayzeh Street (Gouraud Street).

Museum Map

Opening Hours

The Sursock Museum is open from Wednesday to Sunday, from 10 am till 6 pm.

The Resto & Store are open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 am till 6 pm.


Admission to the Sursock Museum is free of charge.

Guided Tours

Our docents give guided tours of the collection display and special exhibtions.

Group Visits

To book a group tour of the collection display and special exhibitions, please send an email to:

School Visits

We welcome all school-age learners, and recommend requesting a guided visit by our trained Museum educators. All school groups must book in advance. Please note that groups of up to 35 students are allowed. When you book a visit, please inform us of any access requirements your group may have so that we may accommodate your needs accordingly. All school visits are free of charge. To book a visit, call +961 1 202 001 or send an email to

Visitor Tips And Policies

We want you to make the most out of your visit. Please help us make the Sursock Museum a pleasant experience for everyone by following these simple guidelines.

Baggage and coat check

Bags and backpacks larger than 45 x 36 x 20 cm should be checked in at the coat-check facilities. We ask visitors not to carry bags on their backs in the galleries. To avoid long queues, please leave large items at home. Coats and collapsible umbrellas are permitted in the Museum, but large umbrellas must be checked in at the coat check facilities. Wet umbrellas must be left outside. Please note that the Museum assumes limited liability for items checked in at the coat-check.


We welcome visitors to take non-flash, still photographs in the galleries, for personal use only. The use of tripods is not allowed. Occasionally, taking pictures in exhibitions may be prohibited. Signs will indicate when such restrictions are in effect.

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You are welcome to sketch in the collection galleries and special exhibitions, with pencil only. Easels and stools are not permitted. Sketching activities may be restricted on busy days.

Food and drinks

Food and beverages are allowed in the Museum’s esplanade and restaurant only. You may not carry them into the Museum.

Mobility access

All galleries and facilities are wheelchair accessible.


Animals are not permitted within the Museum grounds.

Bikes and scooters

Roller blades, skateboards, bikes, and scooters are not allowed within the Museum grounds.

Ball play

In order to provide a safe environment for our visitors, please do not throw or toss a ball or any other object in the Museum esplanade. Basketballs, footballs, and softballs are not allowed. The Museum reserves the right to limit ball play when necessary.

No smoking

The Sursock Museum is a smoke-free environment. You may smoke in the Museum’s esplanade only.

Lost and found

If you’ve left something behind at the Museum, please call +961 1 202 001.