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The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA

Photo by Gene Ogami, courtesy of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

A former police car warehouse in L.A.'s Little Tokyo Historic District, renovated by the noted California architect Frank Gehry, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA (formerly The Temporary Contemporary) opened in 1983. This location offers 40,000 square feet of exhibition space.



Mon Closed
Tues Closed
Wed Closed
Thur 11am - 3:30pm
Fri 11am - 3:30pm
Sat 11am - 3:30pm
Sun 11am - 5pm


General admission: Free

Special Exhibitions: 
General: $18
Seniors and students: $10
Members: Free
Children under 12: Free

Getting Here

152 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Parking Options

  1. Parking Lot 2
    300 E. Temple St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
    $9 flat rate on weekdays. This lot is closed on weekends and after 4pm on weekdays.
  2. Parking Lot 7
    140 N. Judge John Aiso St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
    Lot 7 is a $7 flat rate.
  3. Metered Street Parking is available on Temple St.


General Information: 213/626-6222 or email

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