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Oct 20
International Archaeology Day with Dr. Thomas E. Levy

International Archaeology Day with Dr. Thomas E. Levy

Start at: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Thomas E. Levy, PhD, will present the latest in Marine Archaeology and a new exploration. He...

Oct 21
La Prima Cosa Bella – The First Beautiful Thing (2010, 122 min)

La Prima Cosa Bella – The First Beautiful Thing (2010, 122 min)

Start at: 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM

An Italian drama directed by Paolo Virzì, La Prima Cosa Bella tells a riveting story of the...

Oct 24
Art in Context Part 4: Bramante and High Renaissance Architecture

Art in Context Part 4: Bramante and High Renaissance Architecture

Start at: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Art in Context 6-Part Lecture Series: Masters of Italian Art: The High Renaissance in Rome,...

Oct 25
Anne's Treasures| Mexican Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls

Anne's Treasures| Mexican Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls

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

Decorate a sugar skull to honor, or gift to, a loved one. A very special arts engagement...

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


Knights in Armor

Knights in Armor - Purchase Tickets

  Weekdays Weekends

Members* after first visit

$10 $10
Adults $23 $25
Seniors (Age 62+) /Students (12+) $20 $22
Children (3-11) $5 $5

*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).

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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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Knights in Shining Armor

The Gallery Store is pleased to offer the “Knights in Shining Armor” catalogue to accompany our upcoming exhibition, Knights in Armor. The story of the European knight is recounted in this catalogue, from his medieval origins to the Renaissance. Also available for purchase are knight figurines, books, DVD’s, and other items. For more from the Gallery Store, click the link

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Thanksgiving Brunch at Tangata Restaurant

Enjoy a festive Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet with friends and family at Tangata Restaurant on November 22 from 11AM-4PM. Executive Chef Brian Kiepler is honoring the day with a traditional menu including Marinated Heirloom Beets, Roasted Turkey Breast and Turkey Leg Confit, Planked-Herb Crusted Salmon, a Mashed Potato Bar, Brioche Stuffing and assorted pies for dessert. Click below to view the menu and reserve your spot!