Museum Hours

Please note the Bowers Museum will close temporarily to the public effective Tuesday, March 17 – Tuesday, March 31. Learn More


Closed Mondays, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

Bowers Museum and Gallery Store
Tuesday - Sunday
10 am - 4 pm

Tangata Restaurant
Tuesday - Sunday
11 am - 2 pm**

**Subject to change, reservations strongly suggested.

Currently closed for renovations. All family programs will continue at the Bowers Museum.

General Admission

  Weekdays Weekends
Children Under 12*
*Must be accompanied by paying adult
Free at Bowers Free at Bowers
Adults $13 $15
Seniors (Age 62+) $10 $12
Students (12+) $10 $10

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Accepted Forms of Payment:

Cash, Personal Check, Cashier Check, American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Discover


Purchase Tickets

Inside the Walt Disney Archives: 50 Years of Preserving the Magic

Ticket includes access to General Admission exhibits. No reentry into Inside the Walt Disney Archives will be permitted after exiting.

  Weekdays  Weekends
Adults $23 $25
Seniors (Age 62+) & Students (12) $20 $22
** Children (3-11) $5 $5
** Children (Under 3) Free Free
Santa Ana Residents (Sunday Only)    $10
Active Military & NARM member $10 $10
**Must be accompanied by paying adult   

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Special Offer for D23 Gold Members and Southern California Disney Employees:

$5 off one (1) Adult Admission Ticket to Inside The Walt Disney Archive: 50 Years of Preserving the Magic at the Bowers Museum and 10% off purchases at the Bowers Gallery Store* Visit for details.

*Offer valid for D23 Gold Members, Southern California Disney employees, 3/10/2020 - 8/30/2020, onsite purchases only with valid ID. Limit 1 ticket per Disney employee/D23 Gold member visit, not valid in conjunction with any other offers or discounts. Tickets subject to availability.

Events Calendar

April 2020

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2002 North Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92706

The Bowers Museum

The Bowers 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 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).

Free and Discounted Admission

Group Tickets

Adult, Senior, and College Groups of 15 or more receive up to $3 off per ticket and personalized scheduling! To schedule your group of 15 or more please contact the Tours Office at 714-567-3680 or

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School Groups

K-12 School groups, Homeschool groups, youth groups, and scouts can take part in special student tours, art projects, and programs. To schedule your school group of 15 or more, please contact the Tours Office at 714-567-3680 or or book your school group online!

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Bowers Museum Members

Enjoy a year of FREE admission to Bowers Permanent Collections and Non-Specially Ticketed Exhibitions. You’ll also enjoy, depending on membership level, 1-2 FREE tickets to Specially Ticketed Exhibitions, Gallery Store discounts, invitations to members' previews, and many other benefits.

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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 is free. General admission on Festival Sundays to Bowers Museum is free to Santa Ana residents and Bowers Museum members only.

Santa Ana Sundays

Bowers offers free general 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.

Military Discounts

Bowers Museum is pleased to offer free General Admission to all active duty mility year round with proof of ID.

Annual Free-For-All Day

Bowers Museum is a proud participant in SoCal Museums Annual Free-For-All Day, taking place this year on Saturday, January 25, 2020. Over 40 museums—presenting art, cultural heritage, natural history, and science—will open their doors and invite visitors to attend free of charge. This offer is for general museum admission only and does not apply to specially ticketed exhibitions.

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