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About the Museum

The Long Beach Museum of Art is a community-based organization that collects and cares for a permanent art collection, presents changing exhibitions in a variety of media, and provides engaging educational programming for youth and adults. The Museum welcomes more than 100,000 visitors each year, including more than 12,000 students, educators, and family visitors who participate in free educational programs.

The Long Beach Museum of Art is located on a magnificent bluff-top site overlooking Long Beach Harbor and the Pacific Ocean. The campus includes the historic Elizabeth Milbank Anderson house and carriage house, now called the Miller Education Center (built in 1912), oceanfront gardens, and a new pavilion with two floors of expansive gallery space for changing exhibitions with the Museum Store in the Masterson Atrium. The historic buildings are home to administrative offices, the Boeing Classroom and Café. In addition to changing exhibitions, the Museum offers extensive educational programs for children and adults, musical programs, festivals, and other special events.
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Long Beach Museum of Art
2300 East Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90803
Fax: 562-439-3587

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Operating Hours:

Galleries & Store

Thursday: 11am to 8pm Friday – Sunday: 11am to 5pm

Campus Closure Notices

  • The museum campus will be closed December 22-25, 2014.
  • For a full list of museum campus closures, please visit our Calendar.

Oceanfront Dining at Claire’s at the Museum

Thursday: 11am to 3pm (full menu)
3pm to 8pm appetizers and drinks are available

Friday: 11am to 3pm
Saturday – Sunday: 8am to 3pm

Administrative Offices

By appointment only

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$7 Adults
$6 Students/Seniors (over age 62) current I.D. required
Free for Members and children under 12

Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover Card are accepted.

Every Friday is free thanks to generous support from the L.A. County Arts Commission

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To schedule a tour, fill out our online Tour Request Form or send us an email.

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Google Maps™ mapping service (opens in a new window)

From the North:

Take 405 South to 710 South. Stay in the left lanes, following the signs for the Aquarium of the Pacific. The 710 ends and becomes Shoreline Drive; no stops or turns are necessary. Continue east on Shoreline Drive, going past the Aquarium and the Convention Center. Turn right at Ocean Blvd. Go east on Ocean Blvd. approximately 2 miles. After you pass Junipero, the Museum parking lot will be on your immediate right. The Museum is approximately 100 yards further east on Ocean Blvd.

From the South:

Take 405 North to the 7th Street exit. Drive west on 7th Street to Junipero Street, approximately 6 miles. Turn left on Junipero. Drive 6 blocks to Ocean Blvd and turn left on Ocean Blvd. The Museum parking lot will be on your immediate right.

From Orange County via Pacific Coast Highway:

Take PCH north to Second Street, and turn left on Second Street. Drive west through Naples Island and Belmont Shore, and merge left at the Livingston/Ocean intersection. Continue on Ocean Blvd. The Museum parking lot is just past the Museum on the left.

Public Transportation

Passport buses A and D stop directly in front of the Museum between Junipero Street and Kennebec Avenue. To view map and schedule information online, visit the Long Beach Transit website.

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Free parking is available in the Museum parking lot on Ocean Blvd., one block west of the main entrance. Metered parking is available on the beach. To park on the beach, turn off of Ocean Blvd. at Junipero and follow the road to the parking lot. There are stairs to the Museum from this area.

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