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What’s Nearby

Check out these options for dining, sight-seeing, and accommodations on or near the UCLA campus:



While you’re visiting the Fowler Museum, be sure to leave some time for a meal at Plateia, UCLA’s award-winning restaurant and lounge. Located in the UCLA Luskin Conference Center and hotel, just a short distance from the museum, Plateia is truly a hidden gem in our local culinary landscape. Dine al fresco under gorgeous olive trees or keep it cozy indoors in our inviting dining room. With rotating seasonal menus , your senses will be tempted and satiated. In addition, Fowler members are eligible for some exclusive offers, including a delicious three-course prix fixe dinner. Those with memberships valued at $250 or higher also receive a complimentary dessert of their choice with each regularly priced entrée.

Quick Bites

Ackerman Union

This center of student activity houses a variety of services including the UCLA Store (buy your Bruin gear!), restaurants (Veggie Grill, Panda Express, Rubios, Sbarro, a salad bar, and more), and an arcade.

Kerckhoff Coffee House

Kerckhoff Coffee House is the closest café to the Fowler Museum and was UCLA’s first coffee house when it opened in 1976. Coffee drinks are the core of the menu, but light meals are also available, including soup, gourmet salads, and sandwiches.

Northern Lights

Enjoy a variety of dining options—sushi, pizza, sandwiches and more—and indoor seating around a circular fireplace or outdoor seating.

Wolfgang Puck Express

Located on Level 1 in the Ackerman Union, Wolfgang Puck Express is the first of its kind at the University of California, Los Angeles. Enjoy Wolfgang’s most popular signature dishes at affordable prices, as well as beer or wine at the bar.


Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden

One of the most distinguished outdoor sculpture collections in the country, the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden spans five+ acres with more than 70 sculptures by artists such as Jean Arp, Deborah Butterfield, Alexander Calder, Barbara Hepworth, Jacques Lipchitz, Henry Moore, Isamu Noguchi, Auguste Rodin, and David Smith.

Mildred Matthias Botanical Gardens

This lush, seven-acre garden houses approximately 5,000 species of plants from all over the world. Located on the UCLA campus, this peaceful sanctuary is in moderate walking distance from the Fowler Museum and open seven days per week.

UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame and Bruin Bear Sculpture

Interactive displays feature notable UCLA coaches, student-athletes, and others who rendered extraordinary service or leadership for the athletic program of UCLA. The famous Bruin Bear sculpture is located in front of this building.

Royce Quad

Climb the Janss Steps to the Royce Quad to see the four original landmark buildings of the campus constructed in 1929: Royce Hall, The Powell Library (pop inside to see the beautiful main reading room), Haines Hall, and Kinsey Hall. See what’s on at UCLA Happenings.


UCLA Luskin Conference Center

Make the most of your visit to the Fowler with an overnight stay at the  UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center hotel , located just a short walk away from the museum. All Fowler members receive special rates when booking one of our beautifully appointed guest rooms, each designed with comfort in mind. The Luskin Hotel is ranked among the top hotels in Los Angeles and is a multi-year winner of the Travelers’ Choice Award. Whatever attracts you to the Fowler—from stunning performances and enriching talks, to art that truly inspires—modern accommodations and amazing hospitality await you.

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