The Skirball is temporarily closed.

Welcoming you is core to our mission. We look forward to seeing you back at the Skirball when it is safe and responsible to reopen. Read more about the Skirball Response to COVID-19 and engage with us online at Skirball at Home.

Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049

Museum Hours

The Skirball Museum galleries, including Noah's Ark at the Skirball™, are currently closed (see notice above). When we reopen, hours will resume as usual:

Tuesday–Friday, 12:00–5:00 pm
Saturday–Sunday, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Closed Mondays and holidays

Last entry to Noah's Ark is at 4:00 pm
Last entry to other Museum galleries is at 4:30 pm

In 2020, the Skirball will be closed to the public on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, January 1 (New Year's Day)
  • Friday, July 3 (Independence Day, observed)
  • Saturday, July 4 (Independence Day)
  • Saturday, September 19 (Rosh Hashanah)
  • Wednesday, November 11 (Veterans Day)
  • Thursday, November 26 (Thanksgiving)
  • Friday, December 25 (Christmas)

Museum Admission

Special admission fees for Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds:

$20 General
$17 Seniors (65 and up), Full-Time Students with ID, and Children over 12
$15 Children 2–12
FREE to Skirball Members and Children under 2
These special fees include general Museum admission.

All other exhibitions, including Noah's Ark at the Skirball, are included with general Museum admission:

$12 General
$9 Seniors (65 and up), Full-Time Students with ID, and Children over 12
$7 Children 2–12
FREE to Skirball Members and Children under 2

All exhibitions except Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds are FREE to all on Thursdays.

  • Tickets to all exhibitions except Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds and Noah's Ark at the Skirball are available at the door on day of visit only.
  • Advance tickets to Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds are highly recommended and available online only. No phone sales. A limited number of stand-by tickets will be available on site. Learn more…
  • Advance tickets to Noah's Ark are highly recommended on weekends and during school breaks, including for Members. Tickets on FREE Thursdays are first-come, first-served (no advance tickets), including for Members, subject to availability, with a limit of ten tickets distributed per party. For details, visit the Ticketing page.
  • Member tip: Avoid the crowds on FREE Thursdays. Members enjoy FREE admission year-round, so come on other days and you can reserve your FREE Member tickets in advance.
  • Discounts, coupons, and other ticket promotions may not be applied toward admission to the Skirball's annual Hanukkah Family Festival, the Skirball Puppet Festival, and other family days.


At this time, we are not accepting new bookings for school groups, private tours, or any other group types. Please contact with questions about school visits. For all other group offerings, please direct questions to


The Skirball is proud to offer FREE general* admission to most Skirball Museum exhibitions, including Noah's Ark at the Skirball, to the following visitors.**

  • Golden State Advantage Card (EBT Card) holders, through the Museums for All initiative (limit 6 per visit)
  • Active duty military service members, each with one guest
  • Pre-K through Grade 12 teachers, clergy members, firefighters, and police officers (limit varies; please inquire)
  • Visitors with Federal Disability identification (limit 1 per ID) and, if applicable, their caregiver (no ID required)

* FREE general Museum admission does not include the exhibition Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds. To visit this specially ticketed exhibition, additional fees will apply.
** FREE tickets may be redeemed on day of visit only (no advance tickets). Tickets are subject to availability, on a first-come, first-served basis only. Valid ID required unless otherwise stated. Other restrictions may apply.