Museum Hours

June 15 Update: Masks will only be required for unvaccinated visitors, in accordance with recent COVID safety standards in the state of California. Click here for other new health and safety precautions to expect during your visit.

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

Bowers Museum and Gallery Store  

Tuesday - Sunday
10 am - 4 pm

Tangata Restaurant - Now open!

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

Please note: Tangata Restaurant is not currently taking reservations due to COVID. Walk-ins are welcome!

Currently closed for renovations. All family programs will continue at the Bowers Museum. 


General Admission

General Admission ticket includes access to all current exhibitions.

Type Price
Members and Children Under 12*
*Must be accompanied by paying adult
Adults $15
Seniors (Age 62+) and Students (12+) $12

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

Events Calendar

October 2021

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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 Sundays

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 miliarty, 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 will launch participation in the Blue Star Museums program this year on June 22, 2021. This program will provide free access to the Bowers Museum for active-duty military, National Guard, and Reserve personnel and up to five family members June 22 through Labor Day, Monday, September 6, 2021.

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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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.

Please note Family Festivals are temporarily being offered virtually. Visit the Bowers at Home portal for details.