The museum does not have a parking garage or designated spaces. However, there are two parking garages within one block of the museum: Civic Center Garage (355 McAllister St.) and UC Hastings Parking Garage (376 Larkin St.). Limited metered street parking is also available near the museum.
The museum does not offer parking validation for the Civic Center Garage. Asian Art Museum members do receive reduced rates at the UC Hastings Parking Garage. For further information regarding parking rates for members, please contact the Membership department at 415.581.3740.
Yes. Just tell the admission attendant at the front desk, and you’ll receive a complimentary ticket allowing you to access the store and cafe.
Yes to both.
Yes. Wheelchairs are available to borrow from coat check. A photo ID deposit is required.
Visitors are not allowed to bring outside food or drinks into the museum. This policy applies to both prepared foods as well as fresh produce.
Photography is always allowed in our collection galleries, as long as the camera’s flash is turned off. Our policy for special exhibition photography depends on the exhibition. Please check the special exhibition page on our website.
We recommend you begin your visit of the collection galleries on the third floor by taking the escalators or elevator in the museum’s South Court, then working your way down to the second floor. Larger special exhibitions are found in the first-floor galleries.
The duration of a museum visit depends on the visitor, but the average amount of time visitors stay is 1.5 to 2 hours for the collection galleries, 1 to 1.5 hours for the special exhibition, or 2.5 to 3.5 hours for the entire museum.
Yes. The museum allows re-entry with your original ticket.