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Upcoming Special offers

  • Celebrate dad on Father's Day with FREE General Admission and discounted $10 tickets to the exhibition Asian Comics for dads on Sunday, June 16! Treat dad to a special lunch, offered just for Father's Day. Click here for details.
  • During our Comic Art Expo on June 15-16, arrive in cosplay* to get FREE General Admission, and gain exclusive access to Asian Comics for just $10! Join us for a season of color, creativity, and community!

*Cosplay restrictions will apply.
Click here to view Cosplay Guidelines

Museum Hours

Closed Mondays, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. Closed at 2 pm on Christmas Eve. 

Bowers Museum and Gallery Store

Tuesday - Sunday
10 am - 4 pm

Please note the Gallery Store will be closed for annual inventory on July 2, including the main store and the pop-up store inside the Asian Comics exhibition.

Tangata Restaurant

Regular Hours: Tuesday - Friday 11 am - 2 pm; Saturday & Sunday 11 am - 3 pm

Reservations can be made by calling 714.550.0906. Groups of 20 or more: please contact Bowers Events

Temporarily closed to the public until further notice.

General Admission

General Admission ticket includes access to all current permanent collection exhibitions.

Type Price

Members and Children Under 12*
*Children under 12 must be accompanied by a paying parent or legal guardian (age 18 or older) at all times. Rate does not apply to group visits. Contact for group visit rates.

Special offer: Santa Ana Residents March 9 - September 8, 2024 (provide proof of residency, see details below)

Adults $18
Seniors (Age 62+) and Students (12+) $15

Please use touchscreen scroll left to right to view full pricing chart.


Accepted Forms of Payment:

Cash, Personal Check, Cashier Check, American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Discover

Asian Comics: Evolution of An Art Form

$10 with purchase of General Admission ticket to the Museum. (Includes access to all of Bowers Museum's exhibitions including 9 permanent collection galleries)

Bowers Members: First ticket is free for most membership levels*, see Membership page for details; additional visits: $10

*Note: Tickets limited to availability. Advanced ticket reservations/purchases are strongly advised.

Ticket Type Total ticket Price (including Asian Comics + General Admission)
Bowers Members Free (first visit)*
Adults $28
Seniors (Age 62+) & Students (12) $25
** Children (3-11) $10
** Children (Under 3) Free
Santa Ana Residents (daily) $10
Active Military & NARM member $10
Special offer on Final Fridays for Visitors in Cosplay 4-8pm $10
**Must be accompanied by paying adult   

Events Calendar

June 2024

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2002 North Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92706

The Bowers Museum

The Bowers is located at the corner of 20th & Main Streets in Santa Ana - one minute from the 5 freeway, (Main St. South exit) and just minutes from the 57, 55 and 22 freeways.


Parking is available directly north of the museum for a $6 fee. In the instance of overflow, the lot just south of the museum on 20th street will also be made available. Nearby metered and timed street parking is also available. Bowers Museum Members have the exclusive opportunity to purchase an Annual Parking Pass for $20.

Public Transportation

The bus line servicing the Bowers Museum and Kidseum is the OCTA bus number 53. Metrolink and Amtrak trains stop at the Anaheim Station (3.5 miles from the museum), and the Santa Ana Station (1.7 miles from the museum).

Free and Discounted Admission

Group Tickets

Adult, Senior, and College Groups of 15 or more receive up to $3 off per ticket and personalized scheduling! To schedule your group of 15 or more please contact the Tours Office at 714-567-3680 or

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Santa Ana Residents

For all residental perks, Santa Ana residents will need to provide proof of residency through an ID, driver's license or utility bill.

"Santa Ana Summer"

In celebration of Asian Comics: Evolution of an Art Form, Santa Ana residents will receive free General Admission March 9  - September 8 and pay only $10 for tickets to the special-ticketed exhibition Asian Comics. Click here to download flyer.

Year-round offering:

Bowers offers free general admission to all Santa Ana residents on Sundays through a generous donation in memory of Dorothy Goerl and courtesy of the Lockhart Family. Santa Ana residents will need to provide proof of residency through an ID, driver's license or utility bill.

Click here to download a bilingual flyer for Free Santa Ana Sundays

School Groups

K-12 School groups, Homeschool groups, youth groups, and scouts can take part in special student tours, art projects, and programs. To schedule your school group of 15 or more, please contact the Tours Office at 714-567-3680 or or book your school group online!

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Military Discounts

In honor of military, Bowers Museum is pleased to offer free General Admission to all active duty military year round with proof of ID.

Each Veterans Day, all veterans also enjoy free General Admission to the Museum. 

Finally, Bowers is an ongoing participant in the Blue Star Museums program held annually each summer. This program provides free access to the Bowers Museum for active-duty military, National Guard, and Reserve personnel and up to five family members during a select summer window each year.

All military discounts are given onsite only, with valid military ID.

Bowers Museum Members

Enjoy a year of FREE admission to Bowers Permanent Collections and Non-Specially Ticketed Exhibitions. You’ll also enjoy, depending on membership level, 1-2 FREE tickets to Specially Ticketed Exhibitions, Gallery Store discounts, invitations to members' previews, and many other benefits.

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Annual Free-For-All Day

Bowers Museum is a proud participant in SoCal Museums Annual Free-For-All Day, which will take place this year on Saturday, March 23, 2024. During this single day, over 30 museums—presenting art, cultural heritage, natural history, and science— open their doors and invite visitors to attend free of charge. This offer is for general museum admission only, is subject to availability, and does not apply to special-ticketed exhibitions. 

Family Festivals

Thank you to the Nicholas Endowment for sponsoring our Family Festivals on the first Sunday of each month. Admission to the Family Festivals in the Key Courtyard is free. General admission on Festival Sundays to Bowers Museum is free to Santa Ana residents and Bowers Museum members only.

Family Festivals are now offered onsite and online! Click here for upcoming dates and details.



2002 North Main Street
Santa Ana, California 92706
TEL: 714.567.3600

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Bowers Hours

Tuesday - Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed on:
Fourth of July
New Year's Day