Hours & Directions

Current Exhibit

To learn more about the Museum's new exhibit, People Made These Things: Connecting with the Makers of Our World, click here!


To learn more the Museum's Fall Programs and other campus events, click here.

Hours of Operation 

The Museum is open during the following days and times: 

Wednesday: 11am - 5pm
Thursday: 11am - 8pm
Friday: 11am - 5pm
Saturday: 10am - 6pm
Sunday: 11am - 5pm

The Museum Gallery is closed to general visitors on Mondays and Tuesdays, and university-recognized holidays.

Check the Museum's calendar here to plan your visit and learn about upcoming events.


General Admission: $6
Non-UC Berkeley students and seniors over age 65: $3.
UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff with valid Cal ID card: Free.
Youths under 18: Free.


Contact pahma-gallery@berkeley.edu anytime or call 510-643-1191 during hours of operation.


The Museum's newly renovated Gallery strives to provide excellence in accessibility for all visitors. The entrance and all exhibit spaces are wheelchair accessible. Content is provided at standard heights with all text in large, legible fonts. Whenever possible, exhibit content is provided through more than one sensory channel. A variety of furniture is provided throughout the Gallery to provide resting points for all guests. All exhibit cases and displays are cane detectable. Public restrooms are located near the Gallery. With advance notice, we are happy to provide additional support for guests with specific needs.


The Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology is located on the ground floor of Kroeber Hall on Bancroft Way at College Avenue on the campus of the University of California in Berkeley. The Museum entrance is located on the southern side of the building.

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For additional maps of the UC Berkeley campus click here: campus map

Public Transportation

By Bus:
AC Transit serves the University with several bus routes. These lines travel from the Downtown Berkeley BART station to Bancroft Way and College Ave or Durant Ave and College Ave (a one block walk from the Museum): 51B, 49, 52.

By Bay Area Rapid Transit Train (BART):
The museum is a 15-minute walk east of the Berkeley BART.


The nearest paid public parking lot is the Underhill Lot, which is open daily from 5am - 2am. This lot is a five minute walk from the Hearst Museum. Click here for information. Weekend parking is available at the Bancroft Lot, which is located on Bancroft Way (under the Hearst Gymnasium tennis courts) and adjacent to Kroeber Hall. Click here for more information.