Admission to the UAM is always free.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday - 12:00 - 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 12:00 - 8:00 pm
Friday, Satuday: Closed
Sunday: Closed; only open for special events (Open February 3 from 12:00 - 5:00 pm for Free-For-All Family Art Day)
The UAM is closed all University holidays.
The University Art Museum is located on the campus of California State University, Long Beach.
University Art Museum, CSULB
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840
Individualized driving, walking, and public transportation directions available via Google Maps.
Directions to short-term parking in Lot E1
Enter from Bellflower Blvd. Turn onto Beach Drive. Turn left at Brotman Way (unmarked third stop sign) and drive down the hill to the stop sign. Turn left into Lot E1 from the turn lane in front of Brotman Hall.
Directions to all-day parking in Lot G5
Enter from Bellflower Blvd. Turn onto Beach Drive. Turn left on Merriam Way. Continue on Merriam Way. After the bridge turn right into G5. The UAM is only a short walk from Lot G5.
G5 Note: Two designated "University Art Museum" (all-day permit) spaces are located in the furthest row from the entrance, in the northeast section of the G5 Lot. You must purchase an all-day "Art Museum" permit at the kiosk for Lot G5 for these spaces.
Parking permits are only available for purchase in person; a license plate number is required to purchase a permit at kiosks located in appropriate lots.
Short-term parking permits are available in Lot E1 and range in price from $2 for 30 mins to $9 for a daily permit.
Limited daily permit spaces, including two University Art Museum designated spaces and disabled parking spaces, are available in Lot G5.
Please refer to the CSULB Permit Information page for more information.
Metro provides bus and rail transportation throughout Long Beach, including to the UAM and CSULB. For your best public transportation route, please visit the Metro Trip Planner.
The University Art Museum offers tours for all students, K-12 school classes, and community groups interested in visiting the UAM’s galleries and the campus sculpture collection. Tours are conducted by UAM Docents, who provide a variety of meaningful experiences to accommodate the diverse needs of visitors.
Community groups, organizations, and clubs are encouraged to reach out to the UAM to schedule a tour by contacting Christina Alegria, Curator of Education, for the sculpture tour, by submitting this online Sculpture Tour Request form.
Please make your request at least two weeks prior to your preferred visit date.
UAM requires visitors to check backpacks, bags, and large items at the front desk to ensure artwork safety.
The UAM may refuse to accept items at its discretion and is not responsible for items held at the front desk.
Food and drink may not be carried into the galleries.
Pens and markers are not permitted to be used within the galleries. Pencils are available at the front desk.
Flash photography, tripods, and video cameras are not permitted inside the museum without special permission.