Take the Green or Orange Line to the Santa Fe Depot or take the Blue Line to America Plaza. MCASD's Jacobs and Copley Buildings are located at 1100 Kettner Boulevard, next to the Santa Fe Depot train station. MCASD's 1001 Kettner gallery space is located across the street next to the America Plaza trolley stop.
On Saturdays and Sundays, two children 12 and under ride free on MTS buses and trolleys with a regular adult fare.
The Coaster commute trains operate daily Monday-Thursday (with extended service on Friday) between Oceanside and the Santa Fe Depot in downtown San Diego. The station is attached to the Jacobs Building at MCASD Downtown. The Coaster runs four times on Saturdays and has no Sunday service.
Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner offers several daily round-trip journeys between San Luis Obispo and San Diego, making convenient stops in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara. It arrives and departs from the Santa Fe Depot attached to the Jacobs Building at MCASD Downtown.
The Museum is located 2.5 miles away from the San Diego Airport (Lindbergh Field), which is about a 10-minute cab ride.
By car, take North Harbor Drive East to West Broadway. Make a left on West Broadway. Then make a left on Kettner Blvd.
By bus, take the #992 bus marked "Airport/Downtown" from the airport's Commuter Terminal, Terminal 1, or Terminal 2 to the corner of Kettner and Broadway. For schedule information, visit sdmts.com.
Show your MTS pass or bicycle to the reception desk to receive half-off admission!
MCASD’s Jacobs and Copley Buildings are located on the west side of the street at 1100 Kettner Boulevard. MCASD’s 1001 Kettner location is situated diagonally across the street at America Plaza. The Museum is situated next to and across from the Santa Fe Train Depot.
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MCASD Downtown does not have a parking lot, however numerous public garages and surface lots are nearby. Metered street parking is also available near the Museum. Street parking meters are not enforced after 6 pm, on Sundays, and certain holidays.
MCASD Downtown offers 2-hour parking for $2 in the One America Plaza parking structure. Click here for validation details.