Visitor Information

Norton Simon Museum of Art
411 W. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91105-1825


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Monday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Museum Store, Cafe and Gardens close 15 minutes prior to the Museum closing.

Holiday Hours 2014: Closed Thursday, November 27 (Thanksgiving); Thursday, December 25 (Christmas); and Thursday, January 1 (New Year's Day). We have special hours on the following days: Friday, December 26, 11am-5pm and Wednesday, December 31, 12-4pm. We will also be open on Tuesday, December 30, 12-5pm.

Admission Fees:                                                                    

Adults $12.00
Seniors (ages 62 and above) $9.00
Children (ages 18 and under)            
Students with valid I.D. Free
Museum Members Free
Active Military Personnel with valid I.D. Free
Acoustiguide Audio Tour

$3.00 per unit/
Free for Members

Admission is free for all visitors the first Friday of every month from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Unless otherwise stated, events are free with admission and no reservations are required.

Click here to purchase tickets in advance.

The Museum's parking lot is free of charge.

Please click here for information on private, public and self-guided tours at the Museum.

Security Notice:
All umbrellas, backpacks, bags or purses over 11 x 15 inches must be checked at the Check Room and be retrieved before the Museum closes. Please note that all items brought into the Museum are subject to search. Please leave all non-essential items in your vehicle. Backpacks, carriers and purses worn on the back of any size may not be worn in the galleries.