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Skirball Cultural Center

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049 - (310) 440-4500
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Skirball Cultural Center entrance

What's waiting for you at the Skirball Cultural Center? Art and music, history and learning, food and shopping, and fun for all ages!

Hours

  • Tuesday–Friday, 12:00–5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday–Sunday, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • Closed Mondays
  • Last entry time for Noah's Ark at the Skirball is 4:00 p.m.
  • Last entry time for all other Museum galleries is 4:30 p.m.
  • In 2014 the Skirball will be closed to the public on the following dates:
    • Wednesday, January 1 (New Year's Day)
    • Tuesday, April 15 (first day of Passover)
    • Wednesday, June 4 (first day of Shavuot)
    • Friday, July 4 (Independence Day)
    • Thursday, September 25 (first day of Rosh Hashanah)
    • Saturday, October 4 (Yom Kippur)
    • Thursday, October 9 (first day of Sukkot)
    • Thursday, November 27 (Thanksgiving)
    • Thursday, December 25 (Christmas)

Admission

  • Admission to Museum Galleries:
    • $10 General; $7 Seniors 65+ and Full-Time Students; $5 Children 2-12
    • FREE to Children under 2 and Skirball Members
    • All exhibitions are FREE to the public on Thursdays.
  • Note: Discounts/free passes may not be applied toward festival or Museum admission on Sunday, November 24.
  • Admission to visit the Skirball Cultural Center campus, to view Ruby Gallery exhibitions, and to shop and dine is FREE.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Visitors may take photographs (for personal use only) in Noah’s Ark at the Skirball and Visions and Values: Jewish Life from Antiquity to America. Photography of all kinds is prohibited in all other galleries.

Tickets

  • Tickets to most Skirball exhibitions and programs are available:
    • On site—Purchase advance tickets to Noah’s Ark at the Skirball and many Skirball programs in person at the Skirball Admissions Desk: Tuesday–Friday, 12:00–5:00 p.m., and Saturday–Sunday, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. No service charges apply. For evening programs, tickets are available at Will Call one hour before the program’s start time.
    • By phone—To charge by phone, call the Skirball at (310) 440-4500 and press 2, or call (877) SCC-4TIX or (877) 722-4849, to speak with a ticketing representative Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. A service charge of $3.50 per ticket will apply; however no service charges apply for free Member tickets.
    • Online—To order tickets online, click on the orange "TICKETS" button or here. A service charge of $1.50 per ticket will apply; however no service charges apply for free Member tickets. If you are not yet a Member but are about to join online, make sure to place the membership in your shopping cart before selecting your tickets. This will prevent service charges from being added to your transaction.
  • Tickets are nonrefundable.
  • Noah's Ark at the Skirball — To ensure a safe and pleasant visitor experience, all Noah's Ark ticketholders are assigned an entry time permitting up to two hours in the Noah's galleries. Same-day, walk-up tickets to Noah's Ark are subject to availability. Advance tickets to Noah's Ark are highly recommended on weekends, all Thursdays, and during school breaks, including for Skirball Members. School breaks include spring, summer, and winter recesses. For 2014, spring break is April 15–18. Advance, timed-entry tickets to Noah's Ark at the Skirball are available for purchase by the methods described above.
  • Other exhibitions — Tickets to other exhibitions are available on site on the day of visit.
  • Programs — Advance tickets to many Skirball programs are available for purchase by one of the methods above.
  • Learning for Life — Registration for some Learning for Life courses is not available at the Skirball Admissions Desk. To learn how to register for a Learning for Life class, click here.
  • Please note that the Skirball Cultural Center, including the Museum galleries, Audrey’s Museum Store, and Zeidler’s Café, is closed to the public on Mondays.

Member Ticketing

  • Members receive free admission to all exhibitions; however, timed entry is required for Noah's Ark at the Skirball. Advance tickets to Noah's Ark are recommended for weekends, all Thursdays, and during school breaks. Walk-up visitors to Noah's Ark are welcome on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Tickets to Noah's Ark are generally available online or by phone at (310) 440-4500, or (877) SCC-4TIX or (877) 722-4849. To speak with a ticketing representative, call Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • If purchasing/reserving online, click on the "TICKETS" button for the desired exhibition or program you wish to attend, and have your Member ID number handy. To receive Member pricing, click on the "My Account" button located in the upper right-hand corner of the ticketing screen. Your Member discount will be applied upon checkout.  If you joined online or have received your official membership card, an account has already been set up for you; use your Member ID as your log-in ID and your last name followed by "2010" as your password. Example: Abrams2010. If you joined prior to June 2010, your password is simply your last name. Example: Abrams. Our system is case-sensitive—type your last name as it appears on your current membership card.
  • If you have not yet received your membership card or experience difficulties logging in, please do not create a new account. Instead please call the Membership Office at (310) 440-4599. Please allow 4-6 weeks to receive your new membership cards.
  • Service Charges: No service charges apply for free Member tickets. Service charges will apply for all other tickets. Service charges for phone orders are $3.50 per ticket. Please note: when purchasing additional tickets not covered under your Membership level, service fees will apply.
  • You must present your Membership card at Will Call when picking up tickets. Number of discounted tickets per Member per program depends on level of Membership.
  • Please note that the Skirball Cultural Center, including the Museum galleries, Audrey’s Museum Store, and Zeidler’s Café, is closed to the public on Mondays.

Group Visits

A variety of group experiences is available to the general public and to schools—from ongoing docent-led tours of permanent and changing exhibitions to discounted group admission to Noah’s Ark at the Skirball to specially scheduled private guided tours for groups of 10 or more. For more information about group visits to the Skirball, including how to make reservations, please click here.

Shopping and Dining

Audrey's Museum Store and Noah’s Ark Store

  • (310) 440-4505
  • Audrey’s Museum Store Hours: Tuesday–Friday, 11:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; closed Mondays
  • Noah’s Ark Store Hours: Tuesday–Friday, 12:00–5:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; closed Mondays

Audrey's Museum Store features a wide array of gifts and books, including museum-quality Jewish ceremonial art, some inspired by the Skirball's own collection. Enjoy personalized service and free gift-wrapping! Your purchase at Audrey's Museum Store supports the Skirball and its educational programs. Members receive a 10% discount.

Zeidler's Café

  • (310) 440-4515
  • Hours: Tuesday–Saturday 11:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
  • Sunday 11:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Savor the innovative menu at the Skirball's full-service restaurant, including gourmet sandwiches, soups and salads, pasta, pizza, fresh fish, and more.  Zeidler's offers a prix-fixe dinner buffet before select music and theater performances. Call (310) 440-4575 to reserve in advance. Or, grab and go from Zeidler's food and beverage cart, open daily from 11:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., and before all evening programs.

Special Needs

  • Wheelchairs are available at the front desk.
  • Assistive listening devices are available for select public programs. ASL interpreters for the deaf are available upon request with a minimum of one week's advance notice. Call (310) 440-4500.
  • Service dogs permitted.

Directions and Parking

  • FREE parking (except during Sunset Concerts); street parking strictly prohibited
  • Exit 405 Freeway at Skirball Ctr Dr. (Stay up-to-date on the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Project here.)
  • Metro Metro provides transportation to the Skirball via route #761.  For more information about planning your trip to the Skirball, check the Metro trip planner at www.metro.net or call (323) GO-METRO or (323) 466-3876.

Click here for more detailed parking and driving directions.

Contact Us

  • Call: (310) 440-4500
  • Fax: (310) 440-4595
  • Email: General Information
  • Mail: Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049

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