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The Oakland Museum of California

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. OMCA connects collections and programs across disciplines, advancing an integrated, multilayered understanding of this ever-evolving state. With more than 1.8 million objects, OMCA is a leading cultural institution of the Bay Area and a resource for the research and understanding of California's dynamic cultural and environmental heritage.
From 5–9 pm every Friday night, the Museum has special programming, food trucks, and 1/2 off admission.

Tel: 510-318-8400

Hours of Operation

Wednesday - Thursday 11 am to 5 pm;
Friday 11 am to 10 pm;
Saturday - Sunday 10 am to 6 pm;
Closed Monday and Tuesday


$15.95 general; $10.95 seniors and students with valid ID; $6.95 youth, ages 9-17. Free for children 8 and under and for OMCA Members.

Upcoming Free Days

Conditional free or discount day(s)

On every first Sunday of the month, enjoy admission to OMCA with a suggested donation.

  • December 2018: 02
  • January 2019: 06
  • February 2019: 03
  • March 2019: 03