Free Admission and Discounts

Free Admission

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, members, corporate partners and visitors, 50% of LACMA annual visitorship attends for free. Here is a list of the ways you can enjoy complimentary admission:

LACMA members receive free general admission, which now includes special exhibitions.

Children 17 and under receive free general admission, which now includes special exhibitions.

NexGen members—free to join for anyone 17 and under—receive free general admission, which now includes special exhibitions, for themselves and one adult.

L.A. County residents receive free general admission every week:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 3 pm–5 pm
Friday: 3 pm–8 pm

All guests receive free general admission on the second Tuesday of every month.

All guests receive free general admission on select federal holidays, sponsored by Target .

Martin Luther King Day: Monday, January 21, 2019
Presidents’ Day: Monday, February 18, 2019
Memorial Day: Monday, May 27, 2019

Blue Star Museums: General admission is free to all active-duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families* from Memorial Day through Labor Day (Monday, May 27, 2019, through Monday, September 2, 2019).

Members from twenty-four museums nationwide receive free general admission through the Reciprocal Membership Program.

General Admission will not be charged to any Professional Personal Care Attendant (PPCA) accompanying a paying visitor who requires such care. Complimentary admission for a PPCA may be requested at a LACMA Ticket Office.

Learn more about how you can support LACMA’s vision for an accessible and inclusive museum.


Group discounts: Groups of 10 or more receive discounted admission to the museum

KCRW & KJAZZ members: $3 off general admission

Metro pass: $2 off general admission


* The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card, which includes active duty U.S. military—Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, as well as members of the National Guard and Reserve. This offer is offered by LACMA Monday, May 28, 2018, through Monday, September 3, 2018 only.

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