Museum Hours

Monday: closed
Tuesday: closed
Wednesday: noon – 8 pm
Thursday: noon – 5 pm
Friday: noon – 5 pm
Saturday: noon – 5 pm
Sunday: noon – 5 pm

Please check the Calendar for holiday and other closures.


Admission is FREE

Directions / Parking
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.

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 $12 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 there a flat daily fee of $12.

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.  $6/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 #fowlermuseum