Colorful and vibrant gardens, view of the waterfront and an amazing historic house, serve as a beautiful and unique backdrop to any portrait. Whether it is a family portrait or bridal, senior year, or an engagement session the Hermitage is the perfect place to have any photograph taken.

During museum hours, the fee for portrait photography* is $50/hour and must be submitted prior to the photo session. The fee for after hours photography is $150/hour. All photographers are required to check in at the Reception Desk upon entering the grounds and before capturing any images.

General Rules for Photography at the Hermitage

To set up a photography session, please contact our Lil Acosta, Weddings, Events and Tours Manager, at 757-423-2052 x211 or

*Please note, the Hermitage Museum does not provide photographer