An elevator is available inside the Museum for visitor use near the parking garage entrance on Level 2. The Elevator provides access to Levels 1, 2 and 3. The top-level roof gardens are not accessible by elevator.
Free, on-street bike parking is available outside the Oak Street entrance to the Museum. Limited free covered bike parking is available in the OMCA Garage during garage hours, and on Oak Street Plaza, which is on the third level of the Museum, during Museum hours. OMCA assumes no responsibility for loss or damage to property left at bike parking.
On-site lockers are available free of charge to visitors on all three levels of the Museum. Lockers are for day use only.
Restrooms and Changing Stations
OMCA offers accessible restrooms on Levels 1, 2 and 3. All restrooms include changing stations.
Comfortable seating is available throughout the Museum, in the Galleries, throughout the Museum gardens and terraces, and on Oak Street Plaza.
The Oakland Museum of California is a free Wi-Fi hotspot.
They are those friendly, welcoming folks in each of our Galleries who are ready to answer any questions and help you find out more about our collections. Our Guides speak several languages and have been trained in assisting visitors with disabilities. The Gallery Guides also help augment our security team and can troubleshoot any issues with in-gallery technology. Stop one, say hi, and enhance your visit!
OMCA Store and Online Store
The OMCA Store showcases California arts, craft, history, and nature through a wide selection of books and locally-made items. Discover California artisanal collectables, artful books, and one-of-a-kind gifts inspired by Museum exhibitions. A redesigned online OMCA Store now offers select items and can ship throughout the United States and internationally. Open during Museum hours. Museum admission is not required to shop. Validated reduced rate parking is available with purchase. The OMCA Store is centrally located on Level 2 adjacent to ticketing, Blue Oak café and the Oak Street garage entrance. For more information, please call the OMCA Store at 510-318-8510 or shop online at shop.museumca.org.
Blue Oak café
OMCA's Blue Oak café, operated by Grace Street Catering, offers a menu filled with inspired dishes featuring seasonal and local ingredients that reflect the many cultures of California. Blue Oak café features both indoor and outdoor seating, and is the perfect spot to enjoy lunch, a mid-afternoon snack, coffee break, or an afternoon glass of California wine. Café hours are 11 am to 4 pm, Wednesday through Sunday. Lunch service runs through 2:30 pm. For more information and menus, visit our Blue Oak café page.
OMCA's Blue Oak café, operated by Grace Street Catering, carries on this legacy with a menu filled with inspired dishes featuring seasonal and local ingredients that reflect the many cultures of California.
Named after the native California tree (with a nod to OMCA's address on Oak Street), the Blue Oak café features both indoor and outdoor seating, and is the perfect spot to enjoy lunch, a mid-afternoon snack, coffee break, or an afternoon glass of California wine.
- See more at: http://museumca.org/cafe#sthash.92MVRQ0q.dpuf
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If you have lost an item at the Museum, please contact our Security Office at 510-318-8560 (open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week). If we have your item, you can make an appointment to retrieve it.