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 and free tickets to specially ticketed exhibitions.

Children 17 and under receive free general admission and free tickets to specially ticketed exhibitions.

NexGen members—free to join for anyone 17 and under—receive free general admission for themselves and one adult, plus free admission to specially ticketed exhibitions (adult excluded).

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 18, 2016
Presidents’ Day: Monday, February 15, 2016
Memorial Day: Monday, May 30, 2016

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 30 through Monday, September 5, 2016). Admission does not include specially ticketed exhibitions.

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

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: 25% 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.

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