Can I cite a museum visit in my works-cited list?

Note: This post relates to content in the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook. For up-to-date guidance, see the ninth edition of the MLA Handbook.

No. A works-cited list documents works. Since a museum visit is not a work, it cannot be cited. If you discuss in you paper several works you saw during a museum visit, you must cite each one individually. You can also cite a museum exhibition as a whole.

Read more on citing individual artworks in a museum and citing museum exhibitions.