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 11 a.m.—8 p.m.
Wednesday 11 a.m.—8 p.m.
Thursday 11 a.m.—8 p.m.
Friday 11 a.m.—8 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m.—5 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m.—5 p.m.

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 6 p.m. on weekdays, and all day on Saturdays and Sundays. Parking is cash only. 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 2 a.m. 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


While all of the Hammer's programs are free, many require a ticket. Tickets are available at the Box Office one hour before the program. One ticket per person; first come, first served. Early arrival is recommended. Check individual program pages for more details.

As a benefit for their support, members receive priority ticketing and can choose their seats, subject to availability.

View upcoming public programs.