Today's Programs

Current Exhibitions


Bowers Museum 80 Years of Rich Tradition

2016 80 year Banner


The Golden Autumn Gala and Fashion Show by Acclaimed Designer Guo Pei

Saturday, November 14, 2015


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China’s Lost Civilization: The Mystery of Sanxingdui GALA

Saturday, October 18, 2014

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Alain Bernard, President & CEO, Americas, Van Cleef & Arpels
Edward P. Roski, President and Chairman, Majestic Realty


D. Diane Anderson
Elizabeth An
Mei Yen Chang
Angela Hsu
Britt Meyer


Janis Agopian
Mary Cramer
Ginny Rooney Davies
Connie Hsu
Soogie Kang
Katherine Cone Keck
Elizabeth Maxson
Anne Shih
Nancy Shih
Nicky Tang
Lynda Thomas
Sharon Thompson

GALA Press Release (PDF)
Exhibition information

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A Quest For Beauty: The Art of Van Cleef & Arpels

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Hours & Tickets

Bowers Museum Hours

Tuesday - Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Kidseum Hours

Saturday and Sunday
10:00 am-4:00 pm


Fourth of July
New Year's Day


Ticket Information 

Purchase Tickets

Accepted Forms of Payment:

Cash, Personal Check, Cashier Check, American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Discover

Directions & Parking

The Bowers Museum

is located at the corner of 20th & Main Streets in Santa Ana - one minute from the 5 freeway, (Main St. South exit) and just minutes from the 57, 55 and 22 freeways.


is located on the corner of 18th and Main Streets - south of the main Bowers Museum. Parking is available in a well-lighted conveniently located area, adjacent to the Museum. Wheelchair accessible.


Parking Lots are available directly north and south of the museum for a $6 fee. Nearby metered and timed street parking is also available. Bowers Museum Members have the exclusive opportunity to purchase an Annual Parking Pass for $20.

Public Transportation

The bus line servicing the Bowers Museum and Kidseum is the OCTA bus number 53. Metrolink and Amtrak trains stop at the Anaheim Station (3.5 miles from the museum), and the Santa Ana Station (1.7 miles from the museum).

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Kidseum: Bowers Children’s Museum

Ignite your imagination at the new Kidseum! Explore the wonders of the world on the Green Screen Time Machine and Glow Cave. Become an archaeologist in the enhanced Archaeology Room located in an Egyptian Tomb. Play drums from around the world, travel in a camper, investigate color on the SMART Table, sit in a teepee and much more!
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Turn Your Event Into a Work of Art

From elegant dinners to business meetings, wedding receptions to holiday gatherings, Bowers Museum offers spaces to make any event memorable, and Patina Catering will create a custom menu to perfectly suit your event’s needs.


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A visit to BOWERS MUSEUM Gallery Store

is more than just a shopping trip; it's a cultural experience. We are pleased to offer in our online store a distinctive and creative selection of merchandise. All proceeds from your purchase support the exhibitions, educational programs and artistic preservation efforts of the Museum