Adjusted hours: The museum will close at 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 16, 2020 in preparation for Panic Party, a dance party for a greener future. Join us—it's free and open to the public.
Traffic alert: Weekend traffic is often impacted by Metro light rail construction—see directions below.
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.
The museum is open every day, except Mondays, July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.
Audrey at the Hammer is open Tuesday–Saturday 11 a.m.–11 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
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.
Construction alert: on Saturdays and Sundays through April 2020, there will be road construction and lane closures at the intersection of Westwood and Wilshire boulevards. The museum’s parking garage has two entrances: the west entrance is accessed from northbound Westwood Boulevard, and the east entrance is accessed from southbound Glendon Avenue. One of these entrances may be closed at any time due to construction.
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10899 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Convenient parking is available under the museum. 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. Parking is cash only.
Accessible parking is provided on levels P1 and P3. Visitors with a disabled person parking placard (DP placard) or license plate (DP plate) may park all day for $10. Get detailed directions for accessible parking.
In the event that the museum parking garage is full, use this map for additional parking options.
Bicycles park free. 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.