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Welcome to the Skirball

Welcoming you is core to the Skirball mission. We hope you’ll visit soon!

The Skirball’s visitor policy is in accordance with the City of Los Angeles vaccination ordinance. All Skirball visitors ages 12 and up are required to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. Those ages 5 to 11 must show proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result taken within the past 72 hours. Infants and children under 5, or those with medical or religious exemptions, must present a negative COVID-19 test result taken within the past 72 hours. A valid photo ID is also required for visitors ages 18 and up. Be sure to read our  Ticketing Guidelines and Safety Protocols before making your reservation and arriving at the Skirball.

Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049

Hours and Admission

Tuesday–Friday, 12:00–5:00 pm
Saturday–Sunday, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Closed Mondays and the following national and Jewish holidays:

  • Sunday, June 19, 2022
  • Wednesday, October 5, 2022 (Yom Kippur)
  • Friday, November 11, 2022
  • Thursday, November 24, 2022
  • Sunday, December 25, 2022

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General Museum Admission

$12 General | $9 Seniors, Full-Time Students with ID, and Children over 12
$7 Children 2–12 | FREE to Members and Children under 2
FREE to all on Thursdays


For access to the galleries included in general Museum admission without timed-entry tickets to Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds or Noah’s Ark at the Skirball, please email info@skirball.org or call (310) 440-4500 and press 2. 

Specially Ticketed Exhibitions

The following offerings require timed-entry tickets and are priced individually. Visitors with timed-entry tickets to the exhibitions listed below may enjoy offerings included with general Museum admission (see above) throughout the day of their visit at no extra charge. 


One-hour time slots Thursday–Sunday
Weekdays at 12:00 pm and 3:00 pm
Weekends at 10:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 3:00 pm

$12 General | $9 Seniors, Full-Time Students with ID, and Children over 12
$7 Children 2–12 | FREE to Members and Children under 2
FREE to all on Thursdays
Includes general Museum admission


Ninety-minute time slots offered Tuesday–Sunday
Weekdays beginning every hour 12:00–3:00 pm
Weekends beginning every hour 10:00 am–3:00 pm

$18 General | $15 Seniors, Full-Time Students with ID, and Children over 12
$13 Children 2–12 | FREE to Members and Children under 2
FREE to all on Thursdays
Includes general Museum admission

Special Admission Programs

The Skirball is pleased to offer FREE or discounted admission to the visitors listed below.

FREE or discounted tickets must be redeemed by advance reservation; walk-ups will not be accommodated. Enter the applicable promo code when reserving online. Eligibility will be verified upon check-in, so be prepared to show valid ID (unless otherwise stated).

  • Golden State Advantage Card (EBT Card) holders, through the Museums for All initiative (each with five guests) | Promo code 99917
  • Essential workers as determined by the State of California—including emergency services, healthcare, grocery stores, city operations and maintenance, social services, public transit, and delivery services—(each with one guest) | Promo code 99921
  • Pre-K through Grade 12 teachers (each with one guest) | Promo code 99957
  • Clergy members and first responders (each with one guest) | Promo code 99918
  • Active duty military service members (each with one guest) | Promo code 99919
  • Visitors with Federal Disability identification (limit one per ID) and, if applicable, their caregiver (no ID required) | Promo code 99920
  • NARM, CAJM, and MARP reciprocal members (free for up to four people per membership) | Promo code 99923
  • Association of Children’s Museums members (50% off for up to six people per membership) | Promo code 99784
  • TeenTix LA Passholders ($5 tickets for Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds, max of 2 tickets per order) | Promo code 99927

The Bank of America Museums on Us program, which offers FREE admission to Bank of America cardholders on the first weekend of each month, will relaunch at the Skirball on November 6–7, 2021. All Skirball visitors must reserve advanced timed-entry tickets (subject to availability). Bank of America, Merrill, or Bank of America Private Bank (U.S. Trust) credit or debit cardholders must call (310) 440-4535 to reserve their complimentary timed-entry ticket. Cardholders are required to present their ticket, active credit or debit card, and photo ID upon arrival. Additional guests are required to purchase tickets separately; complimentary timed-entry tickets only apply to the cardholder. No walk-ups will be accommodated.


Around Campus

  • Parking—ADA accessible parking is located in the South Parking garage. The North Parking garage also includes a limited number of ADA-accessible spaces. Visit our Directions and Parking page for more information.
  • Entrances—Power-assist doors are located at all main entrances.
  • Wheelchair access—All indoor and outdoor spaces at the Skirball are wheelchair accessible. The use of motorized wheelchairs is permitted.
  • Service animals—ADA-certified service animals are welcome; pets are not permitted on the Skirball campus.
  • Restrooms—All public restrooms are wheelchair accessible, and most restrooms include baby changing stations.
  • Nursing—Parents are welcome to nurse their children anywhere on campus. If privacy is desired, a family room is available on the lower level of the main lobby.

Available for Check-Out

  • Wheelchairs—A limited number of wheelchairs are available for check-out on a first-come, first-served basis at the lobby desk in the Main Entrance and at the security kiosk in the North Parking garage. In order to check out a wheelchair, you must leave an ID with a Skirball representative.
  • Lockers—Visitors may secure personal items in lockers, located on the lower level of the Main Entrance. Please ask a Skirball representative at the lobby desk for assistance.

General Policies

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult 18 and up. The minimum adult/child ratio is 1:4.
  • Reservations are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Membership does not guarantee the availability of reservations.
  • Photography—Visitors are encouraged to take non-flash photographs or short videos—for personal, noncommercial use only—using hand-held cameras or smartphones. Leave selfie sticks, tripods, light stands, camera drones, and other prohibited equipment at home. Photography and videography may be prohibited inside changing exhibitions. Please check signs or consult with a Skirball team member before taking footage in these galleries.
  • Phone calls—As a courtesy to fellow museumgoers, mobile phone conversations should be conducted outside of the galleries.
  • Smoking—For the health and safety of all, the Skirball campus is a smoke-free environment except in designated areas. If you wish to smoke, please ask a Skirball team member where smoking is permitted.