MUSE GIFT SHOP
The gift shop is open during normal public hours to all visitors.
All adults are required to be supervised by (and with) their children at all times, and vice versa.Photography
Visitors are encouraged to take photos for personal use, however, flash, tripods and camera extension poles are not permitted.Smoking
Smoking is not permitted on Cayton premises.Food and Drink
Food and drink, including open containers of water, are not permitted in the museum.Nursing
We have a dedicated nourishment nook available for guests. If this space is occupied, guests can ask any floor staff for assistance in finding a private area. Guests are also welcome to use any space they feel comfortable breastfeeding.
For opportunities to support the Cayton, please visit this page.
Visitors who participate in EBT and WIC now enjoy FREE admission to the Cayton, thanks to generous support from our corporate sponsor, Entertainment One. Good for up to six people each visit with proof of EBT or WIC and valid identification.
Active and Retired Military & First Responders receive 50% off admissions. Good for up to six people each visit with valid identification.
Both offers are for walk-in only. A limited number of tickets will be held each day. Call prior to your visit to ensure time-slots are available.
Educators receive 20% off membership and 10% off gift shop purchases.
We also participate in the Museums Free For all as part of SoCal Museums.
Timed tickets are available online and we highly recommend checking reservation availability in advance of your visit.
Please reserve timed tickets.
Find out more about group visits.
Please note all timed windows indicate start and end time of your visit. There is a 30-minute grace period to arrive. Visitors will not be allowed entry prior to your arrival time. The end time stated on your ticket applies regardless of entry time.
We are adjacent to Santa Monica City Parking Lots 7 and 8.The first 90-minutes is free, and $2.00 for the next hour and between $2.00-3.00 for each additional 30 minutes. $20.00 daily maximum on weekdays and $25.00 daily maximum on weekends.
Please note, we do not provide validation for parking.
We are located adjacent to the Metro Expo line drop-off. The one-way fare is $1.75. Santa Monica Place is also readily accessible via many Big Blue Bus routes.
Cayton members get unlimited museum admission all-year. They also receive discounts at the Muse gift shop, Camp Cayton, classes and exclusive access to members only events. You can explore member options here.
Many exhibits and facilities are wheelchair accessible. To read more about our accessibility, please click here.