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. 

The Museum Cafe remains open daily from 8:30 AM to 3 PM.  


General admission $10
Seniors $5
Students 26 and over (with ID) $5
25 and under free (with ID)
Military and their families free (with ID)

MCASD Members free. (Not a Member? Join Now!)

Admission is valid for 7 days.

25 and under free is generously supported by

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 Guides for public tours (free with admission) at MCASD Downtown at 2 PM on Saturdays and Sundays. Tours are also held at 5:30 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.