Self-Guided Visits

Self-Guided Visits

Explore California art, history and natural sciences in the core Galleries and special exhibitions, with students and chaperones on your own. To book a self-guided visit, please purchase a reservation through the online registration system. These visits are scheduled on Wednesdays through Fridays at 10:30 am and 11:30 am. Download materials below to print out and use during your visit. 

Check out what you need to know before you book, and visit the FAQ if you have more questions!

Reserved Self-Guided Visits

Days & Times
Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 10:30 am or 11:30 am
$4 per person. A ticket must be purhcased for every student and chaperone. Oakland schools may use a code to receive 30% off. If you did not receive an email with discount information at the beginning of the school year, contact

Drop-in admission without a reserved self-guided visit: $6.95 per student, $15.95 per adult. Click here for more information about General Admission.


Downloadable Materials Available For Your Visit

Explore the Museum with students and chaperones on your own. Book a self-guided visit, then download and print out materials to use at the Museum from our Guides + Worksheets page.

» explore guides + worksheets


» Before you book » FAQ