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Go on an artistic journey with your discount Academy Museum tickets starting at only $17.10!

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is open from 10 AM - 6 PM on Sundays to Thursdays and 10 AM - 8 PM on Fridays & Saturdays. Advanced reservations are required.

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There’s no better way to learn and have fun than visiting the country’s biggest museum dedicated to the arts, sciences, and moviemaking! Step into the world of cinematography, and explore seven floors of fascinating exhibition rooms, a conservation studio, a café, a museum store, and special event areas.

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Here are some of the highlights of The Academy Museum:

  • Stories of Cinema - Hear diverse and detailed tales of the filmmakers about the works they create in a three-floor exhibition! It discusses narrative and documentary films, both animated and live-action.

  • The Path to Cinema: Highlights from the Richard Balzer Collection - Learn about the evolution of cinematic experience with an incredible tour about inventions! You will see shadow plays, peepshows, and magic lanterns, to the first successful film projector, the Cinématographe Lumière.

  • Backdrop: An Invisible Art - enter the Hurd Gallery and see the remarkable monumental backdrop, the famed Mt. Rushmore in Hitchcock’s film, North by Northwest!

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Frequently Asked Questions for The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

  1. Where is the museum located?

    The Museum is located is 6067 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90036. Don’t forget to buy your discounted The Academy Museum tickets from GreatWorkPerks

  2. Do children need tickets?

    Although children under the age of 17 go in for free, they still require a ticket.

  3. Where can I park?

    The museum does not validate parking. Though paid-parking is accessible at LACMA's Pritzker Parking Garage on 6th Street, and at the Petersen Automotive Museum, on Fairfax just south of Wilshire Boulevard.

  4. Is my ticket valid for the whole day?

    Yes, once you have entered the museum, you may stay for as long as you like. The average visit duration is about two hours.

  5. Can I take pictures inside the museum?

    Guest photography for personal and non-commercial use is permitted inside the Academy Museum during public hours, except in galleries. Tripods, monopods, selfie sticks, and camera stabilizers are not allowed inside.

Last updated March 22, 2023.

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Tickets

  • The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

    Child (0-17)
    Free general admission for visitors 17 years of age and younger provided by an endowment in honor of Sid Ganis.


    Senior (62+)
    General admission tickets grant access to the museum’s galler​ies.

    Discounted Price starts at $17.10

    Adult (18+)
    General admission tickets grant access to the museum’s galler​ies.

    Discounted Price starts at $22.50

    **Prices are dynamic and may change without notice. Purchase your tickets in advance to get the lowest prices.