Traffic alert: Weekend traffic is often impacted by Metro light rail construction—see directions below.

Note: Beginning September 10, 2019, the Lindbrook Avenue entrance is temporarily closed. Enter the museum from the main entrance, on Wilshire Boulevard or through the parking garage.


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.


Gallery Hours

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

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.


Restaurant Hours

Audrey at the Hammer is open Tuesday–Saturday 11 a.m.–11 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.–9 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.

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 $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.


Note: The Lindbrook Avenue entrance is temporarily closed.

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. Note that this entrance includes 7 steps between street level and the courtyard level of the museum.

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.

Gallery and Hammer Store Access June–September 2019

Due to construction this summer, access to the main galleries on level three of the museum will be temporarily routed through stairs at the northeast corner of the museum’s courtyard, near the Lindbrook Avenue entrance.

For elevator access to these galleries, please speak to any Hammer staff person. They will provide an escort.

To visit the Hammer Store, please use the elevator located in the Wilshire lobby.

This summer’s construction is part of a multi-year transformation and expansion of the museum. Learn more about the Hammer’s transformation.

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

Or, take the new Metro Expo Line to the Westwood/Rancho Park stop, and transfer to a bus up to the Hammer. 

Service Animals

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.