Today's Programs

Current Exhibitions

Hours & Tickets

Bowers Museum Hours

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

Kidseum Special Summer Hours

June 30 - August 30
Tuesday - Sunday

10:00 am-4:00 pm


Fourth of July
New Year's Day


Ticket Information 

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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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Book your special event & save!

Cocktails, dancing, dinner and more - it's your party! Exclusive Catering by Patina Restaurant Group - coupled with our exceptional venue - make the perfect pair. Are you newly engaged and ready to book a truly unique location for your special day?


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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