Admission, Hours & Tickets
The Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday from 12 pm to 5 pm.
Masks are not required but are highly recommended. Please see our Covid-19 policies page to learn more about what to expect during your visit.
Advance tickets¹ are recommended. Tickets may be exchanged for a different day or time slot up to one (1) hour in advance of ticket time. Please arrive no later than 20 minutes after your scheduled entry time. Sorry, no refunds provided for advance tickets. All visitors, including those qualifying for free admission, must have their own ticket.
Last admission is 4 pm.
For questions or assistance with admission or ticket exchanges, please call (916) 653-0650 during Museum hours listed below or email firstname.lastname@example.org during administrative hours Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm.
The Museum will be closed for general admission on Friday, October 13 due to set-up for our Día de los Muertos Fiesta. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Admission & Tickets:¹
|Students & Seniors (65+) w/ID||$8²|
|Children (5 & under)||FREE³|
|Museum, NARM⁴ & Time Travelers member||FREE⁵|
|Free or reduced admission programs||price varies|
|Tuesday – Saturday||10 am – 5 pm|
|Sunday||12 pm – 5 pm|
2023 Holiday Schedule:
|Independence Day||July 4, 2023||Closed|
|Thanksgiving Eve||November 22, 2023||10 am – 3 pm|
|Thanksgiving||November 23, 2023||Closed|
|Christmas Eve||December 24, 2023||10 am – 3 pm|
|Christmas Day||December 25, 2023||Closed|
|New Year’s Eve||December 31, 2023||10 am – 3 pm|
¹By submitting an online reservation, you agree to receive our emails. For details or to opt out, see our Privacy page.
²Students & Seniors 65+ must show valid ID at time of admission.
³Children 5 & under free with paid adult admission.
⁴NARM reciprocal admission not extended to members of institutions that restrict California Museum members or on fundraising and ticketed events.
⁵Museum and reciprocal members show current membership card at time of admission.