Bowers Museum Hours
Tuesday - Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
September 1- September 21
Friday - Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed Monday through Thursday. Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.
Ticketmaster Individual Ticket Sales:
Tickets can also be purchased at the Bowers Visitor Services Center.
Accepted Forms of Payment:
Cash, Personal Check, Cashier Check, American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Discover
|* Children Under 12||Free at Bowers||
Free at Bowers
|Seniors (Age 62+)||$10||$12|
* Must be accompanied by paying adult
Kidseum General Admission
Ages 2 and Up: $6
Under 2/Members: Free
Adult free admission with current Bowers Museum ticket stub
Bowers Museum Members
Enjoy a year of FREE admission to Bowers Permanent Collections, Non-Specially Ticketed Exhibitions, and Kidseum. You'll also enjoy two FREE tickets to Specially Ticketed Exhibitions, Gallery Store discounts, invitations to members' previews, and many other benefits.
We hope your visit to the Bowers Museum is as enjoyable as possible. If you have a question or special need, feel free to visit the Information Desk in the lobby, or simply ask a staff member or security officer.
The Bowers Museum reserves the right to inspect purses, briefcases and packages as employees and visitors enter and leave the premises.
Backpacks, large purses, and briefcases are not permitted in the galleries at any time.
Thank you to the Target Corporation for making access possible to all visitors on Target Free First Sundays and to the Nicholas Endowment for sponsoring our Family Festivals on the first Sunday of each month. Bowers also offers free general admission to Santa Ana residents, with proof of residency, each Sunday, through a generous donation in memory of Dorothy Goerl and courtesy of the Lockhart Family.
Target Free First Sundays
Visitors to the Bowers can enjoy free access to the museum, Kidseum, and all activities on the first Sunday of every month, thanks to the Target Corporation. Due to occupancy limits of popular and specially ticketed exhibits, ticket distribution is limited to 1500 tickets per day, 250 per hour on a first-come, first-served basis. All visitors must be present at the time of ticket distribution. Reservations are not accepted.
Santa Ana Sundays
On Sunday, July 6, Bowers will begin offering free general admission to all Santa Ana residents on Sundays. Free Sundays will replace the current free Tuesdays for Santa Ana residents who provide proof of residency through an ID, driver's license or utility bill.
Blue Star Museum Admission
The Blue Star Museums program is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 1,800 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2014. The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card, or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card, which includes active duty U.S. military - Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, as well as members of the National Guard and Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps - and up to five family members.
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