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MOCA Grand Avenue

Photo by Elon Schoenholz, courtesy of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Architect Arata Isozaki designed MOCA Grand Avenue in 1986 with classical architecture and Los Angeles popular culture in mind. Today this location hosts the museum's main galleries, Lemonade Café, the flagship location of the MOCA Store, and staff offices.


Mon Closed
Tues 11am - 5pm
Wed 11am - 5pm
Thur 11am - 8pm
Fri 11am - 5pm
Sat 11am - 6pm
Sun 11am - 6pm

All visitors must reserve a timed-entry online ticket in advance.


General admission: Free
General admission to MOCA is free courtesy of Carolyn Clark Powers.

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

Getting Here

250 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012

MOCA encourages the use of public transportation; please use the Metro Trip Planner to plan your visit.

Parking Options

  1. California Plaza
    351 S. Olive St., Los Angeles, CA 90013
    Parking rates at Cal Plaza are $4.40 for every 10 minutes, $44 maximum (until 5am).
    $15 flat rate for weekdays from 5pm to 5am and all day on weekends and holidays.
    Visitors can enter California Plaza from Olive Street or Lower Grand, between Kosciuszko Way and 4th Street, near the Omni Hotel. Entrances are marked 1 CAL and 2 CAL; either entrance can be used.
  2. Metered Street Parking is available on Grand Ave. Please note that MOCA is unable to validate parking for any downtown lot.


General Information: 213/626-6222 or email

​Lemonade at MOCA

Located adjacent to the entrance of MOCA Grand Avenue, Lemonade at MOCA is the fast-casual restaurant serving seasonal food and refreshments.

Tuesday: 10am–5pm
Wednesday: 10am–5pm
Thursday: 10am–5pm
Friday: 10am–5pm
Saturday: 10am–6pm (Closed on Saturday, January 14, 2023)
Sunday: 10am–6pm

Know Before You Go

View the full guide of information to know before arriving to MOCA Grand Avenue here.

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