Hours & Directions
Admission to the Hammer is free, and advance reservations are not necessary.
Construction Alert: The Hammer remains open while its lobby is under construction. Visitors may enter the museum via the entrance at Lindbrook Avenue or the adjacent office lobby located at 10889 Wilshire Boulevard.
COVID-19 SAFETY GUIDELINES
To ensure safety for visitors and staff, the Hammer has implemented the following measures:
- Visitors and staff are encouraged to stay home if they are feeling sick. Check the CDC website for coronavirus symptoms.
- Visitors must wear a surgical, KN95, N95, or KF94 face mask that covers the nose and mouth while in the galleries, theater, store, or other indoor spaces, unless while dining at Lulu.
- Elevators have a capacity of four guests.
- Hand sanitizer stations are available throughout the building and at all gallery entries and exits.
Admission to all exhibitions and public programs is free and open to the public.
Tuesday–Sunday: 11 AM–6 PM
The museum is always closed Mondays, July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.
Museum hours are subject to change.
When arriving at the museum, find the member line for immediate entry. For a streamlined visit, use your digital membership card. If you need a new digital card or would like an updated version, please contact the membership department at 310-443-7050 or email@example.com.
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.
10899 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Convenient self-parking is available under the museum. Parking entrances are located on the east side of Westwood Boulevard (northbound) or on the west side of Glendon Boulevard (southbound), between Wilshire Boulevard and Lindbrook Drive. Rates are $7 for the first three hours with museum validation, and $3 for each additional 20 minutes, with a $20 daily maximum. There is a $7 flat rate after 6 p.m. on weekdays, and all day on weekends.
New! Valet parking is available on Lindbrook Drive for $10. Valet is available for both museum and restaurant guests.
Construction notice for eastbound Wilshire traffic, June/July 2022: due to LA Metro construction, the left-turn lane (eastbound Wilshire onto northbound Westwood) is closed. To reach the Hammer's parking garage, cars traveling eastbound on Wilshire Boulevard are advised:
- turn left onto Gayley Avenue
- turn right on Lindbrook Drive
- turn right on Glendon Avenue
- enter Hammer parking garage via Glendon Avenue
Accessible parking is provided on levels P1 and P3. Get detailed directions for accessible parking.
In the event that the museum parking garage is full, use this map for additional parking options.
Bike racks are located on level P1 of the parking garage.
Visitors can be dropped off and picked up at the entrance on Lindbrook Avenue. Located on the north side of the Museum between Westwood Boulevard and Glendon Avenue, this entrance has an accessible ramp up to the courtyard level.
Visitors may also be dropped off in the parking garage underneath the museum, where there is an accessible ramp. Drivers spending less than 10 minutes in the parking garage will not be charged a parking fee.
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.
Or, take the Metro Expo Line to the Westwood/Rancho Park stop, and transfer to a bus up to the Hammer.
Trained service animals are welcome in all spaces throughout the museum. We welcome other supervised and leashed domesticated animals only in the museum’s courtyard.