Home

Upcoming Programs


Upcoming Events

Oct 17
Halloween Tours: Unsolved Mysteries at the Bowers Museum (A Docent-Led Specialty Tour!)

Halloween Tours: Unsolved Mysteries at the Bowers Museum (A Docent-Led Specialty Tour!)

Start at: 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Join us for a spine-tingling experience that will haunt you! This 30-minute tour in the Historic...

Oct 17
Halloween Tours: Unsolved Mysteries at the Bowers Museum (A Docent-Led Specialty Tour!)

Halloween Tours: Unsolved Mysteries at the Bowers Museum (A Docent-Led Specialty Tour!)

Start at: 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Join us for a spine-tingling experience that will haunt you! This 30-minute tour in the Historic...

Oct 17
A Night at the Movies: Psycho (1960)

A Night at the Movies: Psycho (1960)

Start at: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Presented by Theo Siegel, writer, researcher, and television professional who has worked for E!...

Oct 17
A Night at the Movies: Psycho (1960)

A Night at the Movies: Psycho (1960)

Start at: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Presented by Theo Siegel, writer, researcher, and television professional who has worked for E!...

Current Exhibitions

Hours & Tickets

Bowers Museum Hours

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

Kidseum Hours

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

Closed

Mondays
Fourth of July
Thanksgiving
Christmas
New Year's Day

Ticket Information 

Purchase Tickets


*children Must Be Accompanied By A Paying Adult; free admission for children under 3 years old

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.

Kidseum

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

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).

GuoPei bio Now Open

Dimensions of Form: Tamayo and Mixografia

September 21, 2019 - January 19, 2020
Dimensions of Form: Tamayo and Mixografia addresses the artistic legacy of modern master Rufino Tamayo (1890-1991).
spotlight2 Special Events

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.

 

Elysium Coming Soon

Arthur Beaumont: Art of the Sea

Arthur Beaumont: Art of the Sea features a stunning array of watercolors by artist Arthur Beaumont, capturing the grandeur of the sea and vessels that sail on it.

 

Bowers Video

  • Guo Pei Installation Timelapse
  • Guo Pei - Sneak Peak
  • Gloria Steinem - 2/19/2019
  • Bowers Museum Lunar New Year Festival Febuary 4, 2018
  • Bowers Museum Free Festival Highlights
  • World Premiere of Empress Dowager Cixi Debuts at the Bowers Museum
  • Santa Claus is Coming to Kidseum
  • KIDSEUM UNVEILS FUTURE PARK  ART + TECHNOLOGY
  • BOWERS MUSEUM EXHIBIT, EXPRESS DOWAGER, CIXI, MAKES INTERNATIONAL DEBUT
  • Bowers 80th Anniversary
  • 卓蕾專訪美國寶爾博物館工事長 施劉秀枝
  • Treasures program - introduction
  • Treasures program - Council on Aging
  • Treasures program - Nyong Viet
  • Treasures program - Outro Family Day
  • Treasures program - Alzheimer's Assembly
  • VTS 01 1
  • Qi Baishi
  • Mr. Xiaohui Peng, Face Changer performs at Bowers Museum
  • Kidseum Confetti Countdown
  • Kidseum celebrates New Year with Balloon Drop
  • KTLA promotes China's Lost Civilization
  • KTLA interview for China's Lost Civilization
  • China's Lost Civilization KTLA Teaser
  • Impact of Art on Alzheimer's
  • Treasures participants Creating Art & Changing Life
  • China's Lost Civilization: The Mystery Of Sanxingdui
  • Drone hovers over Bowers Museum
  • OC Dancing Kids Perform at Bowers Family Festival
  • Zheng Performance
  • Treasures of the Bowers Museum
  • Bowers Treasures celebrate 'May is Museum Month'
  • Taiko Center of LA performed at Bowers Museum
  • Crocodile Mummy featured in Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt
  • Persian Family Festival
  • Vatican Exhibition Featured on LA18
  • 10 8 13news1
  • Lion Dance by J C  Culture Foundation | Target Free First Sunday at Bowers Museum
  • Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez Reads Maurice Sendak's
  • Treasures: An Introduction
  • Secrets of the Silk Road - Yingpan Man Arrives!
  • Performance - Karen Han
  • Terra Cotta Warrior on the loose in SoCal
  • Traditional Russian Dance at the Bowers Museum
  • Off with His Head! Working Model of Guillotine at the Bowers Museum
  • Taiko Center of Los Angeles at the Bowers Museum
  • Masterpieces from the Price Collection 2