Welcome to LACMA!
Please carefully read LACMA’s enhanced health and safety measures and before proceeding to purchase your admission tickets online.
Walk-up tickets are available, but timeslots do sell out and may not be available. Advance timed-entry tickets are highly recommended.
All visitors, including LACMA members and NexGenLA youth members, may purchase or reserve an advance timed-entry ticket online.
Important Update to COVID-19 Guidelines
Masks continue to be required indoors for everyone, regardless of vaccination status, until further notice. Please note: Effective April 1, 2022, the City of Los Angeles no longer requires proof of vaccination for museum visitors ages 12+.
Learn more about all of the museum's health and safety protocols.
All visitors must agree to the guidelines and statements below to be able to purchase tickets.
All visitors are required to pass an on-site health confirmation screening prior to entry. Only those who pass this screening will be allowed entry to the museum.
Our new Building for the Permanent Collection—the David Geffen Galleries, is currently under construction and expected to be completed in 2024.
Exhibitions in BCAM and the Resnick Pavilion feature a rotation of artworks from the museum's permanent collection.
Learn more about LACMA's transformation.
Please help us keep you and our staff safe upon your visit.
In line with the guidelines provided by the L.A. County Department of Public Health for museums, LACMA has implemented new health and safety protocols and processes to help provide the safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors. We are working hard to protect you and our staff during the pandemic and it’s important that you do your part. Please follow all posted instructions and staff directions while visiting LACMA.
Failure to comply with guidelines or instruction from staff during your visit may result in you and your visiting party being asked to leave the premises without refund.
Stay at home if you are sick or have COVID-19 symptoms.
Please do not visit LACMA if you or any member of your party have experienced any of the following:
Fever of 100.4 F or higher, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills, fatigue, diarrhea, nausea, loss of smell and taste in the last 10 days.
If you come in close contact with or without face mask (within 6 feet for more than 15 minutes or any unprotected contact with bodily fluids/secretions) with someone who has COVID-19 or COVID-19 symptoms during the 10 days prior to your scheduled visit to LACMA, DO NOT VISIT.
Follow all guidelines and direction from LACMA staff.
All visitors are required to adhere to new health and safety protocols at all times which include the following:
Face Masks Required Indoors
All visitors are required to wear face masks in all indoor spaces including galleries, restrooms, and the LACMA Store, regardless of vaccination status. A well-fitting medical-grade mask, surgical mask, or higher-level respirator such as N95 or KN95 mask is strongly recommended.
Face Masks Not Required Outdoors
Visitors are not required to wear face masks outdoors. Unvaccinated visitors are encouraged to wear face masks outdoors.
Please practice good physical hygiene and wash hands frequently.
Hand sanitizer stations are located throughout the LACMA campus for your convenience.
Visitors are encouraged, although not required, to observe physical distancing indoors or outdoors. Floor markers provide guidance for distancing.
All visitors must pass a health screening prior to entry.
Any bag that is 11 x 14 inches or larger is not permitted in the galleries. Coats and bags may be checked at the Ticket Office during museum hours.
Additionally, we have implemented new COVID-19 safety measures at LACMA. Learn more.
Be aware of the inherent risks of COVID-19 exposure in public places.
COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and visitors with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable.
If requested, cooperate with any contact tracing efforts.
Participation in contact tracing is an important part of controlling the spread of COVID-19.
For 14 days following your visit to LACMA, please contact LACMA at @email should you or anyone in your party test positive for COVID-19 or experience any COVID-19 symptoms.
On the day of your visit, you will be again asked to confirm these statements before entry to the museum.
If you have any questions or need reschedule your visit should a change arise, please contact LACMA at @email.