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.
Asian Art Museum members receive reduced rates at the UC Hastings Parking Garage. Members will be able to validate their parking ticket onsite at our information desk. For further information regarding parking rates for members, please contact the Membership department at [email protected]
Yes. Just tell the admission attendant at the front desk, and you’ll receive a complimentary ticket allowing you to access the store.
Please visit our online Museum Boutique for further information.
Our coat check is currently closed. Any personal items you bring with you to the museum you should feel comfortable carrying for the duration of your visit, including coats, purses, and backpacks. Luggage is allowed for a visit to the museum store, but unfortunately cannot be taken into art galleries.
Wheelchairs will be available at the information desk on a first come, first served basis. Wheelchairs will be cleaned and sanitized after each use.
Yes, although food and drink must remain in closed containers and in bags during your visit. Note that the museum’s cafe is now open. There are also a number of neighborhood restaurants offering food to go which our information desk attendants would be happy to direct you to.
Non-commercial 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.
Moments of discovery and exploration await you. Plan ahead to get the most out of your visit.