Hours & Tickets

hours and visits

Bowers Museum Hours

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

Kidseum Hours

Saturday and Sunday

10:00 am-4:00 pm

Closed

Mondays
Fourth of July
Thanksgiving
Christmas
New Year's Day

 

Ticket Information 

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General Admission

 WeekdaysWeekends
* Children Under 12 Free at Bowers Free at Bowers
Adults $13 $15
Seniors (Age 62+) $10 $12
Students(12+) $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

Group Tickets

Groups of 15 or more receive special pricing and personalized scheduling. For every 15 paid admissions, the 16th admission is FREE! To schedule your group of 15 or more call our tour office at 714.567.3680 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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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.

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Museum Etiquette

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.

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FAMILY FESTIVALS

Thank you to the Nicholas Endowment for sponsoring our Family Festivals on the first Sunday of each month. Admission to the Family Festivals in the Key Courtyard and to KIdseum, an interactive children’s museum, is free. Regular museum pay admission will apply on Free Family Festival day. The Target Corporation is no longer sponsoring free admission to the museum on the first Sunday of the month.

Santa Ana Sundays

Bowers offers free admission to all Santa Ana residents on Sundays through a generous donation in memory of Dorothy Goerl and courtesy of the Lockhart Family. Santa Ana residents will need to 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 2015. 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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