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Admission is Free | MUSEUM IS CLOSED

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To protect the health and safety of our entire community amidst the current COVID-19 surge, the Fowler Museum is closed to the public. We look forward to welcoming you back as soon as it is safe to do so. Please check our website for updates and online programs.

Visitor Policies

Updated November 2, 2021


Masks: Guests must wear a well-fitting mask that covers their nose and mouth at all times except while actively eating or drinking. All food and drink must be consumed outdoors.

UCLA Affiliates (students, faculty, staff) must show their UCLA COVID-19 Events & Venues Clearance Certificate through the UCLA Mobile App, or receive clearance using the guidelines below.

Non-UCLA Visitors 18+ must bring one (1) of the following:

1. Proof of vaccination and photo ID

a.  A vaccination card issued by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 vaccination card, which includes the name of the person vaccinated, type of vaccine provided, and date last dose administered, or similar documentation issued by another foreign governmental agency;

b.  A photo of a vaccination card (both sides), compliant with the requirements in (a), above, as a separate physical photograph or stored on a phone or electronic device;

c.  Documentation of vaccination from a licensed healthcare provider; or

d.  A personal digital COVID-19 vaccine record issued by the State of California or similar documentation issued by another state, local, or foreign governmental jurisdiction, or by a private company, such as the Clear application.

e.  California residents can visit at and download a QR Code on a phone to use for this clearance.

2. Patrons seeking to use a vaccine exception must provide a verbal self-attestation on site, and supply proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours and valid photo ID. Both PCR and antigen tests are acceptable.

Additional policies:

  • Please stay home if you are feeling sick. Check the CDC website for coronavirus symptoms.
  • Face masks are required of all visitors and staff.
  • Hand sanitizer stations are available in the lobby.
  • More information on these requirements from LACDPH available here.




Fri, Nov 11  Veteran’s Day
Thu, Nov 24  Thanksgiving Day
Sun, Dec 25  Christmas Day
Sun, Jan 1, 2023  New Year’s Day


Admission is
Always Free


308 Charles E Young Dr N Los Angeles, CA 90024

Directions & Parking


Visitors can be picked up and dropped off at 305 Royce Drive (off Sunset Blvd). The turnaround area for drivers is directly behind the Fowler. Follow the sidewalk that wraps around the building to reach to the front entrance.

Arriving by Car

Easy, self-service, Pay-By-Plate parking is available near the Museum by following these directions:

Enter UCLA campus Lot 4 from Sunset Blvd. at Westwood Plaza and turn left into the Pay-By-Plate area of the lot.

The address of Lot 4 is 198 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095

UCLA Fowler Museum Parking Map

Pay-By-Plate parking is always available for Fowler visitors, regardless of whether the lot 4 parking kiosk is staffed!

Automated pay stations in Pay-By-Plate accept $1 and $5 bills and credit cards.
The parking fee is a maximum of $14 for the whole day. One hour parking costs $3, 1.5 hours is $4, and two hours is $6. When the parking kiosk is staffed, it is also possible to pay a flat daily fee of $14.

The Fowler is visible to your left when you ascend from the elevator or stairs.

Accessible Parking for Individuals with Disabilities

Disability placard holders are required to pay for parking when parked anywhere on campus. To purchase, please make your way to the nearest information booth or Pay-By-Plate station. At the Pay-By-Plate station, please select DP parking and follow directions. $10/day

UCLA offers over 50 parking areas located around campus that accept several payment options. A proper permit is required for most parking areas.

Arriving by Public Transportation

The Fowler is a lovely walk from the UCLA Transit Center at Hilgard and Strathmore Avenues, where several public bus lines stop. Use the interactive map on the UCLA Transportation website to find the best connection to public transportation for you.

Arriving by Tour Bus

For groups coming to the Fowler via a bus, free bus parking is available near the Museum.

To reach this designated bus zone, follow these directions:

  • Enter campus from Sunset Blvd. at Westwood Plaza.
  • Take the first right onto Charles Young Drive and
  • Park along the right side of the street, across from the athletic fields.

Photography Policy

Photography is permitted for personal use only, unless otherwise noted. No videos, tripods, or flash.

Share your photos on Instagram with @fowlermuseum or #fowlermuseum.


Getting Around

All of the museum’s public galleries and restrooms are accessible to wheelchair users and other visitors who cannot use stairs.

Service Animals

The Fowler welcomes Service Animals in accordance with ADA guidelines. In order to safeguard the works of art we display, we cannot allow Emotional Support Animals (ESA) into the exhibition galleries.

Accessible Parking

Accessible parking spaces are located in UCLA Lot 4. Elevators in Lot 4 take visitors to Wilson Plaza, with sidewalk access directly to the Fowler Lobby and main exhibition floor. From Wilson Plaza, head toward the Janss Steps and turn left at the base of the steps. The ramp to the Fowler Lobby is 300 feet ahead on the right.


Visitors using rideshare or shuttle services may be dropped off behind the Museum at 305 Royce Drive, directly off Sunset Blvd.

Sidewalk access (beginning directly under the overhead bridge) to the opposite side of the Museum is continuous to the ramp to the Fowler Lobby.


Two wheelchairs are available to borrow on a first-come, first-served basis at the lobby entrance. You may call ahead to reserve a wheelchair at 310–206–7750.

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