Directions and Parking

The Museum is located at 411 W. Colorado Blvd. in Pasadena on the corner of Orange Grove and Colorado Boulevard at the intersection of the Foothill (210) and Ventura (134) freeway. Click here to download map and directions to the Museum.

  • From the 210 Foothill Freeway traveling west: take the 134 Ventura Freeway west and exit at Orange Grove Boulevard, turn left and then left again at the next light, Colorado Boulevard. The Museum is on the left.
  • From the 134 Ventura Freeway traveling east: exit at Orange Grove Boulevard, go straight through the intersection onto Colorado Boulevard. The Museum is on the left.
  • From the 210 Foothill Freeway traveling east: exit at Colorado Boulevard, turn right at Maple, continue on to St. John, turn right at Colorado Boulevard. The Museum is half a block up on the right.
  • From the 110 Pasadena Freeway traveling north: exit at Orange Grove Boulevard, turn left onto Orange Grove Boulevard. Proceed for approximately 2 miles. At Colorado Boulevard, turn right. The Museum is on the left.


Parking at the Museum: There is free parking at the Museum. No reservations are necessary.

Tour buses are to unload passengers on Colorado Boulevard adjacent to the Museum. Buses may then park on Colorado Boulevard or on Walnut Street, as city signs permit. Buses are not permitted to unload passengers or park in the Museum parking lot. Security personnel are available to provide assistance.

The parking lot has ample parking spaces for visitors with disabilities. A wheelchair ramp is provided to the right of the Museum entrance stairway.


Public Transportation:

Pasadena ARTS Bus: The City of Pasadena provides a shuttle bus to transport passengers through the Pasadena Playhouse district, Lake Street shopping district and Old Pasadena. A shuttle stop is located in front of the Museum. Please visit www.cityofpasadena.net/artsbus for schedules.

Metro Bus and Rail System: Bus Line #180/181 stops in front of the Museum. The Memorial Park Station on the Gold Line is the closest Metro Rail station to the Museum, located at 125 East Holly Street and Arroyo Parkway. Please visit www.metro.net for schedules.

For more information about transportation to Pasadena, please visit the Pasadena Convention and Visitors Bureau at www.pasadenacal.com, which provides information about local bus service, taxis, shuttles and airports.