Group Tours will not be available July 1 through September 30, 2024 as the exhibitions are undergoing a redesign. Stay tuned for a big announcement coming from the museum later this summer.

USC PAM offers free Spotlight Talks, self-guided group visits, and private docent-led tours of the permanent collection and special exhibition galleries. Both self-guided visits and private docent-led tours can be requested during museum open hours by completing the reservation form below. All reservations require three weeks notice for booking and are subject to docent availability.

Spotlight Talks@PAM

Every Saturday and Sunday | 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm 

Join the USC Museums Student Educators in an engaging conversation about select works of art in the collection. Explore objects you haven’t seen before, converse with fellow visitors, and learn something new in these short 15-20 minute talks.  

Free with museum admission. Open to all ages. 

Self-Guided Group Visit

Self-guided visits for groups of 10 or more guests receive a discounted admission rate which includes access to the permanent collection and special exhibition galleries. 

For more information, please email  or call 626-787-2680

Private Docent-Led Tours

Our specially trained docents will lead you on an engaging, private tour of the museum. You may select from the following themes:

  • Permanent Collection – An in-depth look at museum highlights from every region in Asia and the Pacific Islands
  • Special Exhibition – An in-depth look at the current special exhibition (Please check the Exhibitions page for details)
  • Build Your Own Tour – Let us know what content area you would like to learn more about and our docents will customize a tour to fit your interests.

For more information, please email or call 626-787-2680

School Tours Program 

K-12 tours begin October 2023. 

Applications for the 2023-2024 school year will be released on August 23, 2023. Visit the School Tours Program page to learn more.