Special Discounts

Adults and students looking at a map of the world in the history gallery of OMCA

First Sundays at OMCA
On every first Sunday of the month, enjoy admission to OMCA with a suggested donation of $5 for general admission. There is an additional $5 fee for access to special exhibitions. Learn more about First Sundays at OMCA.

Museums for All
OMCA offers individuals and families (up to four individuals) admission, including to special exhibitions, to the Museum for $1 for guests who hold an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card. No need to show your EBT card for admission. Just say you’d like the Museums for All rate.

Museums on Us
Museums on Us is a nationwide program through which Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders get free admission to select museums on the first full weekend of every month (Saturday and Sunday). Simply present your active Bank of America® or Merrill Lynch® credit or debit card along with a photo ID to gain one free general admission to any participating institution. Cardholders only; guests are not eligible for free admission. Excludes special exhibitions, ticketed shows, and fundraising events.

Blue Star Museum
OMCA is a participating Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums offer FREE entrance for all active duty, National Guard and Reserve military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day each year. Learn more

North American Reciprocal Museum Association
Present your current membership card, marked with the gold North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Program sticker, to enjoy admission for up to 2 people per membership at OMCA. (This benefit is for named cardholders only, cards listed as "guest of" not accepted.) Questions? Please contact our Membership office at 510-318-8515.

OMCA offers $3 dollar general admission for Alameda County Courthouse active jurors. Please present proof to show you are an active juror.

People with Disabilities
OMCA offers $9 dollar general admission for people with disabilities. Drivers and care assistants supporting visitors with disabilities will be given free access to the Museum. Anyone who self identifies as having a disability is eligible for this discount; no verification required.