All visitors, including USC PAM members, must purchase or reserve advance timed entry tickets online.

Admission will be pay what you wish every Thursday! Click button below to reserve tickets.



Tickets to USC Pacific Asia Museum may be purchased upon entrance.
Discounts are available for students and seniors.

  • $10 for General Admission
  • $7 for Students with a valid ID and Seniors (65+)
  • Free for Children Ages 17 and Under
  • Free for all Museum Members, USC faculty, staff, and students with current ID
  • Free every Thursday.
  • Free for All Visitors Every Thursdays from 11am-5pm and on the Second Sunday of the Month
  • Group Tours: Group visit reservations are not being accepted at this time. Please check back in spring 2022 or email


Wednesday – Sunday: 11-5PM
Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays

Holiday Schedule

USC Pacific Asia Museum is closed on the following holidays:

  • 4th of July
  • Wednesday before Thanksgiving Day (Museum closes at 3 p.m.)
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Eve
  • New Year’s Day

*Holiday hours and closures are only applicable to normal operating days, Wednesday through Sunday. Should these holidays fall on a Monday or Tuesday, USC Pacific Asia Museum will not be open.

Public Transportation

Take the Metro Gold Line to Memorial Park Station. From there, it is about a .5 mile walk to USC Pacific Asia Museum.


USC Pacific Asia Museum
46 North Los Robles Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101

Free parking is available in the USC Pacific Asia Museum parking lot on the corner of Los Robles Avenue and Union Street, directly north of the museum.

Free Day

Admission to USC Pacific Asia Museum is FREE to all visitors:

Thursday’s 11AM – 5 PM
Second Sunday of each month.


All public spaces of the building and garden are accessible to visitors with mobility impairments and are wheelchair accessible.

Public Transportation

Take the Metro Gold Line to Memorial Park Station. From there, it is about a .5 mile walk to USC Pacific Asia Museum.

Things to Know


Pets are not permitted in the museum galleries or courtyard garden with the exception of service animals.


There is no flash photography allowed in any of the galleries. Photos without a flash and for personal use are allowed in the permanent collections galleries. There is no photography of any kind allowed in the changing exhibition galleries. For commercial and wedding photography, please contact for availability and pricing.


There is no food or drink allowed in the museum galleries. There is no food service available inside the museum, however the Paseo Colorado and several restaurants are within easy walking distance from the building.


There is a public bicycle rack on the sidewalk outside the museum. This is not on museum property and visitors park there at their own risk.


There is no smoking allowed anywhere on the museum premises.