MMA La Mirada is open only for special Museum events and programs. We welcome educational and research visits by appointment.
Located across from historic Colton Hall in Old Monterey, the Museum features galleries devoted to exhibitions of American and early California painting, photography and contemporary art. Our Museum store includes creative and unusual cards, jewelry, and gifts by local artists. In addition, the store carries a selection of books of regional interest. Wheelchair access is available at the sculpture park entrance located between Pacific and Calle Principal Streets.
Two-hour free street parking is available near MMA Pacific Street. The City of Monterey operates several downtown parking facilities within short walking distance of the Museum. Please visit the City of Monterey’s Public Lots and Garages web page and refer to the section labeled Downtown Area Lots for more information.
Contemporary galleries complement the old-world elegance and lavish rose gardens of this gorgeous, historic estate. Located in one of Monterey’s oldest neighborhoods, La Mirada began as a modest stone adobe in the Mexican period. It was later remodeled to become an elegant home where the great stars of silent film were entertained. In 1994, the gallery wing was added to accommodate outstanding exhibitions that change several times a year.MMA La Mirada is open only for special Museum events and programs.
MMA La Mirada offers on-site complimentary parking. Additional parking can be found at Monterey Peninsula College in Lot A. With limited street parking, please be considerate of our neighbors and observe City of Monterey No Parking zones.
MMA Pacific Street hours
|Monday:||11:00 am – 5:00 pm|
|Thursday:||11:00 am – 5:00 pm|
|Friday:||11:00 am – 5:00 pm|
|Saturday:||11:00 am – 5:00 pm|
|Sunday:||11:00 am – 5:00 pm|
First Friday at MMA Pacific Street
Open until 8:00 pm the first Friday of the month.
MMA La Mirada hours
MMA La Mirada is open only for special Museum events and programs. We accept appointments for educational and research purposes.
The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, and Independence Day.
|Students & Active Military w/ID:||Free|
|18 years and under:||Free|
|NARM and AAM Members:||Free|
|Bicyclists: Receive 50% off Museum admission on Thursday when you show us your helmet. Excludes special programs and events.|
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Photography of loan exhibitions is not permitted. Still photography of the permanent collection galleries and gardens is permitted on condition that the photographs are for personal, noncommercial use. Flashes, tripods, selfie sticks, and video cameras are prohibited.