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Our online ticket sales are currently undergoing a system upgrade.  A new and improved experience will be available later this summer.  Until then, you can purchase tickets when you arrive at the museum. 


Ticket Type General Admission
Members always receive free admission.
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Adults $15
Seniors 65 and older $10
University Students $10
Youths ages (13-17) $10
Children (12 & under) Free
SFUSD Students Free
Active members of the U.S. Armed Forces plus up to five family members Free
Target Sundays Free
Thursday Nights $5

Special Exhibitions

28 Chinese does not require premium tickets. 

Many special exhibitions require purchase of premium tickets. The cost of these tickets includes general admission. (Admission for Asian Art Museum members remains free.)

Large groups receive discounts and can access private guided tours. See our Organize a Group Visit page

Active members of the US Armed Forces are entitled to free entry for themselves and up to five family members. We thank you for your service. 

Visitors need valid ID to receive free or discounted entry.

Free Tickets

First Free Sundays

Courtesy of Target, general museum admission is free every first Sunday of the month. Additional entrance fees apply to special exhibitions. 

Community Access Tickets

Social service agencies and nonprofit groups that serve disadvantaged communities, schools and youth groups can enjoy access to the museum via our Community Access Fund. 

To apply for these tickets, please email at least two weeks before your proposed visit date. Include an attachment on your organization’s letterhead stating the number of tickets required and the proposed date.

Community Library Pass Program

The Asian Art Museum has teamed up with libraries throughout the Bay Area to offer library patrons an opportunity to visit the museum for free. Visit your library for more information.


"Target First Free Sundays"—free general admission on the first Sunday of every month and the family programs offered on that day—are made possible by Target. The Community Access Fund is generously supported by California Bank & Trust. Lead funding for the Asian Art Museum’s Library Pass Program is provided by ScholarShare.