Free Admission Days at Southern California Museums

Ongoing: Free admission is offered on varying days at the following museums. See “Museums” for contact information and museum details.

Daily: Hammer Museum.


Sunday: Museum of Latin American Art.


Monday – Friday: Chapman University Permanent Exhibits, Wells Fargo History Museum, and Los Angeles County Museum of Art, for Los Angeles residents after 3 p.m.


Tuesday – Saturday: Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum, and Flight Path Learning Center and Museum.


Tuesday – Sunday: California African American Museum, and Getty Center.


First Tuesday: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and La Brea Tar Pits. Kidspace, first Tuesday night, 4-8 p.m.


Second Tuesday: Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Autry National Center.


Wednesday – Monday: Getty Villa.


Wednesday – Sunday: Homestead Museum, Rancho Los Alamitos, Rancho Los Cerritos, and The Paley Center for Media.


Thursday: Skirball Cultural Center.
Thursday – Tuesday: Los Angeles County Museum of Art (kids ages 17 and under are always free).


First Thursday: Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens with reserved tickets.


Third Thursday:
Japanese American National Museum.


Thursday night: Long Beach Museum of Art, 3-8 p.m.; Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), 5-8 p.m.; and Japanese American National Museum from 5-8 p.m.


First Friday: Norton Simon Museum, 5-8 p.m.


Friday: Long Beach Museum of Art.