Hours & Admissions

La Jolla

MCASD La Jolla

700 Prospect Street
La Jolla, CA 92037-4291
858 454 3541


MCASD La Jolla is currently closed for a major renovation and expansion project. Please visit us at MCASD Downtown during the closure. 


MCASD Members free
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General admission $10
Seniors $5
Students 26 and over (with ID) $5
Military and their families (with ID) free
Go Green! Present your MTS or Coaster pass or your bicycle to receive half-off admission
25 and under (with ID) free

25 and under free is generously supported by

Paid Admission is valid for 7 days

Bag and Item Check Policy
For your convenience, MCASD offers complimentary bag and item check.
For the safety of the artwork, visitors are required to check in the following:
All food and drink including shopping and lunch bags
All suitcases and luggage
Large items including but not limited to recreational vehicles and umbrellas etc.
Backpacks. Note: mini-backpacks may be worn as a purse under the arm
Bags and purses larger than 12”x16”
Photography Policy
Where copyright restrictions do not apply, photography may be permitted in the galleries. Non-flash photography by the public is permitted only for personal, non-commercial purposes. No tripods, monopods or other camera extensions may be used.
Public Tours

Join MCASD’s Gallery Educators for public tours (free with admission) at MCASD Downtown at 2 PM on Saturdays and Sundays. Tours are also held at 5:30 and 6:45 PM on the Third Thursday of the month. No reservations necessary. For more information about booking a private tour at MCASD, please visit the Tour Information page.