Plan Your Visit


Admission to the Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum is FREE. All donations are appreciated ($5.00 suggested).

Getting Here

The museum is located on the 2nd floor of the restored 1916 Courthouse, 300 North Dixie Highway, in downtown West Palm Beach.


Public parking is available in metered spaces on 3rd Street and in the 4th Street parking lot. Additionally, there are several public parking garages in the surrounding area.

A handicap-accessible entrance is located on the east side of the building on the 1st floor with elevators to the 2nd floor (museum level). Parking in metered spaces is free for handicapped decal holders.

A wheelchair is available for use by museum visitors. Ask at the Greeter desk on 2nd floor or call ahead (561) 832-4164 ext. 2. 

For Your Health & Safety

  • All museum visitors over two years of age are required to wear a mask or face covering while in the museum. Masks are available for purchase in the Museum Store.
  • Visitors must practice safe social distancing of six feet from others who are not in their party. 
  • Hand-sanitizing stations are placed throughout the museum for your use.

A visit to a museum is a search for beauty, truth, and meaning in our lives. Go to museums as often as you can.

-- Maira Kalman