Bring your class for a guided or self-guided tour of LACMA’s collection!

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Bring your university group for a guided tour of LACMA’s collection! Trained art docents encourage students in active looking and discussion, focusing on works in the museum’s collection and special exhibitions. 

Instructors can arrange complimentary docent-led tours for students enrolled in a class and working toward a degree. Alumni, emeriti, or extended learning groups should contact group sales at @email for ticket prices and additional information.

Email @email to reserve.

Note:

  • Tours must be arranged at least three weeks in advance.
  • Tours last approximately 50 minutes.
  • Tours can accommodate approximately 30 students per docent, depending on the collection or exhibition.
  • On weekdays during the school year (mid-September to mid-June), docent-led tours can be scheduled after 12:30 pm. On weekdays during the summer (late June to early September), docent-led tours can be scheduled after 11:30 am.  
  • On weekends, docent-led tours can be scheduled after 10:30 am. 

Bring your university group for a self-guided tour of LACMA’s collection! 

College students working toward a degree receive complimentary admission for a self-guided visit when accompanied by their instructor or visiting with a recognized college club or organization. 

Email @email to reserve.

Note: 

  • Reservations for self-guided visits should be arranged at least three business days in advance. If reservations are not made in advance, students and professors will be charged the appropriate general admission fee.
  • Instructors or club/organization leaders must be prepared to show ID from their college, university, or organization.
  • Lectures are not permitted in the galleries.
  • On weekdays during the school year (mid-September to mid-June), self-guided visits can be scheduled after 12 pm. On weekdays during the summer (late June to early September), self-guided visits can be scheduled after 11 am.  
  • On weekends, self-guided visits can be scheduled after 10 am. 
  • Self-guided visits cannot be accommodated on the second Tuesday of the month. When planning your visits, please keep in mind that LACMA is closed on Wednesdays.  
  • There is no limit on group admission, but large groups may need to stagger their entry times, and all groups must spread out across galleries to avoid overcrowding.  
  • General admission for all students and up to one professor or staff member for every five students is free with proper identification from a qualifying institution or organization. General admission tickets provide entrance to all galleries. If a group brings more than one adult for every five students, the additional adults will need to pay the appropriate general admission fee.  
  • Alumnus, emeriti, or extended learning groups should contact group sales at @email for ticket prices and additional information