Admission to all exhibitions and public programs is free and open to the public.

Free admission to the Hammer Museum is made possible through the generosity of Erika J. Glazer and Brenda R. Potter.


Monday Closed
Tuesday 11AM—8PM
Wednesday 11AM—8PM
Thursday 11AM—8PM
Friday 11AM—8PM
Saturday 11AM—5PM
Sunday 11AM—5PM

The museum is open every day, except Mondays, July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.


The Hammer is located at the corner of Westwood and Wilshire boulevards in Westwood Village, three blocks east of the 405 freeway's Wilshire exit. 

Get custom driving, walking, and public transportation directions on Google Maps. 

Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(310) 443-7000 


Convenient parking is available under the Museum. Rates are $3 for the first three hours with validation at the Welcome Desk, and $1.50 for each additional 15 minutes. There is a $3 flat rate after 6PM on weekdays, and all day on Saturdays and Sundays. Parking for visitors with disabilities is provided on levels P1 and P3.

In the event that the Museum parking garage is full, use this map for additional parking options.

Bicycles park free.

Public Transportation

Metro provides bus and rail transportation to the Hammer until 2AM on Fridays and Saturdays. For your best route, visit the Metro Trip Planner or call (323) GO-METRO or (323) 466-3876.

Santa Monica Bus Lines

Culver City Bus Lines

Attending a Public Program

Public Programs are free. Tickets for assigned seating in the Billy Wilder Theater are required and available at the Box Office one hour before each program. Early arrival is recommended. Tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis.

As a benefit for their support, members enjoy priority ticketing and seat selection, subject to availability.