Plan Your Trip

Coronavirus Update

Advance ticketing reservations are highly recommended and guarantee your entry time.

Please arrive no earlier than 10 minutes before your scheduled time slot to avoid crowding. The suggested visit time is 90 minutes. Your ticket will be required for entrance (printed or on smartphone).

Masks are required for all visitors 2 years and older at all times and in all areas of the Museum, including lobby, galleries, stairs, elevator, Museum Store, and restrooms. Masks must be worn covering nose and mouth. For more information on what to expect during your visit, click here.

If you are no longer able to visit during your selected time slot, please contact to cancel your reservation so that a space may be opened up for another visitor.

The Museum is also now dedicating the first two hours (Wednesday – Sunday, 9 – 11 am) to serve seniors over the age of 65 and or those who may need additional time/space in the galleries. Tickets for early entry can be found here.



Wednesday – Sunday
Early hours for at-risk individuals or seniors
9 – 11 am
Wednesday – Sunday
General Admission
11 am – 5 pm
Closed Monday & Tuesday  
Closed at 2 pm: Thanksgiving Eve, Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve
Closed Holidays: Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day


SBMA Members Free
Non-Member: Adult $5
Non-Member: Senior (Age 65+)
Non-Member: Child (Ages 6 – 17 years)
Non-Member: Child (Under 6 years)
Active Military & Military Families (with Military ID)
SB County Students* and Teachers

*Santa Barbara County students (K – college) with current ID/proof of local residency free Santa Barbara County teachers (K – 12th grade) with current ID free. For student groups of 5 or more, please contact Education Programs at 805.884.6441 or email

Purchase Admission

Museum Store


Tuesday – Sunday 10 am – 5 pm
Closed Monday & Holidays


The Santa Barbara Museum of Art is wheelchair accessible.

SBMA offers Otojoy hearing loop technology to hearing aid users for events that utilize the Museum's sound system. Those interested in utilizing the technology are encouraged to contact their audiologist or Otojoy at 805.728.9114 or

Santa Barbara Art Museum

Museum Hours

Weds - Sun 11 am - 5 pm
Early hours for at-risk
individuals or seniors:

Weds - Sun 9 am - 11 am
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
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Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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