Plan Your Visit

Visitor Policy

Enjoy the Exhibits

The exhibits in the Mulva Cultural Center are unique, sometimes fragile and in most cases irreplaceable. To help us preserve all artifacts and the exhibits themselves please do not touch or lean against the walls or exhibits.

To make everyone’s visit to the Mulva Cultural Center enjoyable please consider the following items:

  • Keep voices low.
  • Cellphones should be set on vibrate or silent.
  • Keep doorways and hallways accessible to other visitors and staff.
  • A “no loitering” policy will be enforced.

The Mulva Cultural Center is focused on the comfort and safety of our visitors and staff. The Mulva Cultural Center will be utilizing new walk-through security screening technology that allows visitors to walk through at a natural pace upon entry into the building. Additional screening may be required should any prohibited items are detected. The Mulva Cultural Center is not responsible for any property that is lost, stolen or damaged. All items subject to search by the Mulva Cultural Center Security and Safety Team.

The Mulva Cultural Center operates closed-circuit video monitoring for the safety of the exhibits, facility, staff and visitors. Please note that visitors to the Mulva Cultural Center may be videotaped or otherwise recorded.

Visiting with Children

Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. The accompanying adult is responsible for maintaining control of their children at all times.

Child carriers can be worn only on the front or checked at the coat check. Wagons, Over-sized and jogger strollers are not permitted in the Mulva Cultural Center and must be checked at coat check.

Coat Check

The Mulva Cultural Center offers a coat check near the Visitor Services Desk. We encourage you to leave backpacks and large bags at home. Bags larger than 11”x17” are not allowed in the gift shop, theater and exhibition hall and must be checked at the coat check.

Approved Carry-In Items

Bags must not exceed 11”x 17”.

Medical items including prescription medicines and devices.

One diaper bag per family please (subject to search).

Food and Drink

Please no carry-ins.

Food and drinks are not allowed in the exhibit hall, theater, or gift shop. Eating and drinking is permitted in Savour on Broadway, the Mulva Cultural Center restaurant, the atrium and outdoor spaces.

Photography and Video Recording

Commercial photography and professional portrait photography are not permitted on the Mulva Cultural Center premises. Photos of groups for events such as Prom and Homecoming will not be permitted on premises.

Photos using a cellphone or other small personal camera are allowed in the Mulva Cultural Center, provided there is no disruption to operations or guest accessibility. Flash photography, monopods, tripods and selfie sticks are not permitted.

The exhibits can be photographed for personal, non-commercial use, except where noted and where copyright forbids it. Video recording is prohibited in the exhibition hall.

Limited video recording by media organizations for the sole purpose of media reporting is permitted, with prior approval and supervision by Mulva Cultural Center staff.

Visitor Safety
  • Shoes and shirts are required.
  • Animals are not permitted on premises, except for guide, signal or service dogs (as defined by law). All sanitary needs for animals are the responsibility of the visitor.
  • The entire Mulva Cultural Center premises is smoke-free. This includes vapor and e-cigarettes.
  • Weapons are not permitted in the Mulva Cultural Center.
  • Bikes, skateboards, scooters (including e-scooters) and roller blades may not be ridden and must be walked on Mulva Cultural Center premises.
  • Running, rough play and disruptive behavior, as determined by the Mulva Cultural Center Security and Safety Team, is not permitted.