On Sunday, Museums Across Southern California Are Offer FREE Admission

On February 5, more than 30 museums in Southern California will offer free general admission. The initiative is part of the "Museums Free For All" event hosted by the SoCal Museum organization.

According to a news release from SoCal Museums, the free general admission does not cover parking fees or specially ticketed exhibits.



For the first time since 2020, the event will be held in person. The event will feature museums from all over Southern California, including Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and Ventura counties.

A few museums that offer free admission on Sunday include the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, The Getty Center, and The Broad.


We've got you covered! Here's a complete list of SoCal Museums Offering FREE General Admission on Sunday, Feb 5 2023:

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures
American Museum of Ceramic Art
(Advance tickets required. Visit www.amoca.org to make a reservation.)
Armory Center for the Arts
Bowers Museum
The Broad
(Advance tickets required. Visit www.thebroad.org to make a reservation.)
Catalina Museum for Art & History
Cayton’s Children’s Museum
(Advance tickets required. Visit www.caytonmuseum.org to make a reservation.)
Craft Contemporary
Descanso Gardens
(Advance tickets required. Visit www.descansogardens.org to make a reservation.)
Fowler Museum at UCLA
Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University
Hammer Museum
Holocaust Museum LA
The Getty Center
The Getty Villa
(Timed tickets are required for the Getty Villa. Visit www.getty.edu to make a reservation.)
Japanese American National Museum
La Brea Tar Pits & Museum
(Advance tickets required. Visit www.tarpits.org to make a reservation.)
Laguna Art Museum
LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes
Lincoln Memorial Shrine
Long Beach Museum of Art
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
(Advance tickets required. Visit www.lacma.org to make a reservation.)
The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)
(Advance tickets strongly recommended. Visit www.moca.org to make a reservation.)
Muckenthaler Cultural Center
Museum of Latin America Art (MOLAA)
Museum of Tolerance
Museum of Ventura County
Museum of Ventura County’s Agriculture Museum
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
Santa Monica History Museum
Santa Paula Art Museum
Skirball Cultural Center
(Advance tickets strongly recommended. Visit www.skirball.org to make a reservation.)
The Wende Museum
The Zimmerman Automobile Driving Museum
USC Asia Pacific Museum


This event also serves as a reminder to the public that museums offer free visitor days throughout the year.

Click Here for a List of FREE Days offered throughout the year at select Southern California museums.

Each museum's operating hours differ, so visitors should plan accordingly.

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