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Special Programs

Presidential Election Vote Center

SAT OCT 24, 2020–TUE NOV 3, 2020

The Hammer is an official Vote Center for the presidential election.

Polling Hours

  • Saturday, Oct 24–Monday, Nov 2: 10 a.m.–7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Nov 3: 7 a.m.–8 p.m.

New this year: Regardless of where you live in Los Angeles, you can vote at any center. Or you can vote by mail. Learn more.

Plan your vote: Verify that you're registered to vote, learn about vote-by-mail options, or sign up to become a poll worker at For L.A. County residents, learn about candidates and measures on the November ballot at

COVID-19: For your safety and the safety of others, please note these additional precautions:

  • The Hammer will only be open to visitors for purposes of voting in the election. Museum galleries and restaurant will be closed.
  • Voters should wear a face covering while in the vote center and in line.
  • Visitors and staff should maintain physical distance—please stay at least six feet from people not in your group.
  • If capacity for the voting center is reached, a polling line will be formed outsidoors.
  • One-way routes into the building are indicated via signage and floor decals. Please follow signage and staff directions.
  • Common areas and frequently touched objects are disinfected on an hourly basis during business hours using EPA-approved disinfectants.
  • Elevators have a capacity of four guests.
  • All stairs have one-way entry in order to control visitor flow.
  • Hand sanitizer stations are available throughout the building.


Free Parking: Parking at the museum is free for all visitors to the Vote Center. Enter on the east side of Westwood Boulevard, just north of Wilshire Boulevard.