Hours & Admissions

La Jolla

MCASD La Jolla

700 Prospect Street
La Jolla, CA 92037-4291
858 454 3541


11 AM – 5 PM daily. Closed Wednesday.
The Museum is free on the third Thursday of every month from 5-7 PM.

The Sculpture Garden is open to the public 11 AM-5 PM daily. Download the Sculpture Garden guide and plan your visit. 

Please visit our homepage to see if either location is closed for exhibition installation. 

If you're driving to the Museum, visit the parking page to plan your trip.



General admission $10
Seniors $5
Students 26 and over (with ID) $5
25 and under free (with ID)
Military and their families free (with ID)

MCASD Members free. (Not a Member? Join Now!)

Admission is valid for 7 days at all MCASD locations.

25 and under free is generously supported by

Bag and Item Check Policy
For your convenience, MCASD offers complimentary bag and item check.
For the safety of the artwork, visitors are required to check in the following:
All food and drink including shopping and lunch bags
All suitcases and luggage
Large items including but not limited to recreational vehicles and umbrellas etc.
Backpacks. Note: mini-backpacks may be worn as a purse under the arm
Bags and purses larger than 12”x16”
Photography Policy
Where copyright restrictions do not apply, photography may be permitted in the galleries. Non-flash photography by the public is permitted only for personal, non-commercial purposes. No tripods, monopods or other camera extensions may be used.
Public Tours

Join MCASD’s Gallery Guides for public tours (free with admission) of the Museum’s La Jolla and Downtown galleries. At the Downtown location tours begin at 2 PM on Saturdays. At the La Jolla location tours begin at 2 PM on Sundays. Tours are also held at 5:30 PM on the Third Thursday of the month at both locations. No reservations necessary. For more information about booking a private tour at MCASD, please visit the Tour Information page.