Private Tour Request Form

School, Home, or Cell
Groups SizeFee
1–10 $ 250
11–15 $ 300
16–20 $ 350
21–25 $ 400
26–50 $ 700
51–75 $ 1,000
76–100 $ 1,300

List three possible dates and times in order of preference. Please note that the Museum is CLOSED on Tuesdays. Please remember tours are 90 minutes long. Any tours starting before the museum is open will be required to travel through the galleries as a group. Independent exploration is only allowed when the Museum is open to the public.


Date Format: YYYY-MM-DD
Date Format: YYYY-MM-DD
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Do you wish to re-enter the Museum after it opens to the public?
Will you be arriving by bus?
For example, is this your group's first time to the Museum? Is there anything you would like to share with your educator(s) leading your tour?

Please note that payment is due in full 3 weeks before your scheduled tour. There are two payment options:

You may pay by credit card by calling (626) 844-6903. Cancellations must be made at least 48 hours in advance to receive a refund

Or you may send a check payable to "Norton Simon Museum" at:

Norton Simon Museum
Attn: Education Department
411 W. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA, 91105

The Museum does not allow outside food on the premises, but we do have a Garden Cafe in the Museum's celebrated Sculpture Garden. The Garden Cafe can serve box lunches for 20-50 guests for a private tour. To make arrangements for group lunches, please contact the Patina Restaurant Group at (626) 844-6970 2 weeks prior to your visit to select from a variety of boxed meals. Click here to see a menu.

Once you have correctly filled out the form, you will receive an email confirmation. If you do not receive a confirmation, then your tour is not scheduled and you need to contact the education department as soon as possible.

You can reach us at (626) 844-6980 or