Upcoming Programs

Upcoming Events

Apr 25
Anne's Treasures: Flower Pounding

Anne's Treasures: Flower Pounding

Start at: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Create a beautiful “painting,” with flowers straight from the garden. Location: John M. Lee...

Apr 25
Timeless Melodies: Jule Styne & Sammy Cahn

Timeless Melodies: Jule Styne & Sammy Cahn

Start at: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Follow the rise of two Jewish songwriters who partnered to produce 26 Oscar-Nominated Best Songs...

Apr 27
25th Annual Art of Adorning Bead Bazaar

25th Annual Art of Adorning Bead Bazaar

Start at: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

With 75+ premier artisan vendors, there will be a wide selection of handcrafted jewelry, beads...

Apr 28
CANCELLED: The Fine Art of Gem Carving with Erica Van Pelt

CANCELLED: The Fine Art of Gem Carving with Erica Van Pelt

Start at: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

This lecture has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. Please visit...

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


Fourth of July
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.


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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About Guo Pei

Meet the woman who changed the face of fashion and became the first Chinese national designer invited to join the prestigious Chambre Syndicate de la Haute Couture.
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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.


Elysium Guo Pei Collection

Explore Guo Pei’s Couture Collection

Explore the spectacular couture collection on view at the Bowers Museum in the landmark exhibition Guo Pei: Couture Beyond March 9 - July 14.