Tickets are now available for advance purchase for visiting the Academy Museum, set to open in September. Timed tickets can be pre-purchased, while tickets to the Academy Museums numerous film screenings or public programs — over 115 — will also be available for purchase on the museum’s website.
Visitors can reserve tickets to the museums dynamic exhibitions including Stories of Cinema, Backdrop: An Invisible Art, The Path to Cinema: Highlights from the Richard Balzer Collection, and Hayao Miyazaki. In addition, visitors can also purchase tickets to The Oscars® Experience, where they can experience the excitement of walking onstage at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood and accepting an Oscar®.
General admission tickets for the museum’s exhibitions—Stories of Cinema, Hayao Miyazaki, The Path to Cinema: Highlights from the Richard Balzer Collection, and Backdrop: An Invisible Art—are $25 for adults, $19 for seniors (age 62+), and $15 for students. Admission for Museum Members, visitors ages 17 and younger, and California residents with an EBT card will be free. Free admission for visitors ages 17 and younger is made possible by a gift from the Hobson/Lucas Family Foundation, in honor of Academy Museum Honorary Trustee Sid Ganis.
Tickets for film screenings and public programs are sold separately and do not require general admission to the museum. Tickets will be available only through advance online reservations via the Academy Museum’s website.
In the Grand Lobby of the Saban Building, visitors are greeted by a soaring, glass-walled gallery and multiscreen experience where an introduction to the exhibition Stories of Cinema can be enjoyed for free.
The Oscars® Experience—an immersive simulation that enables guests to feel as if they are walking onto the stage at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood and accepting an Oscar®—will be accessed via a separate $15 ticket. A general admission ticket is required to access The Oscars® Experience.
Film screening tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for seniors (age 62+), $5 for college students, $5 for children (age 17 and younger), and $8 for Museum Members.
The Academy Museum will be open seven days a week, with hours Sunday through Thursday from 10am to 6pm (The Oscars® Experience tickets will be available these days from 9am to 7pm) and Fridays and Saturdays from 10am to 8pm (The Oscars® Experience tickets will be available these days from 9am to 9pm).
Public and education program tickets range from free with admission to $20 for adults.
The museum will require visitors to follow all current COVID-19 public health guidelines by the state of California and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health in place at the time of their visit.