We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bowers Museum of Cultural Art

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Save
Share
ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
Bowers Museum Admission
from US$ 13.00*
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
Bowers Museum Admission
from US$ 13.00*
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
168
All photos (168)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
About
Exhibits specialize in the art of the world's indigenous peoples.
Open Now
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
See all hours
Contact
2002 N. Main St. at 20th St., Santa Ana, CA
Website
+1 714-567-3600
Call
Reviews (359)
Filter reviews
355 results
Traveller rating
225
110
12
6
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
225
110
12
6
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviews permanent collection orange county pacific islands gift shop special exhibit frida kahlo california history early california world class on display nice restaurant empress dowager cixi visiting exhibits the frank lloyd wright photo exhibit different cultures docent tour
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 355 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice small museum, enjoyable morning. There is a small section dedicated to California history. I would have liked to see more on that.

Thank L S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do visit this historic structure with a courtyard garden and an appealing gift shop for their special exhibits as well as their permanent Pacific Art collection. Every time I go, I find something new. As this Pacific hall has recently been reinstalled with interpretive labels,...More

Thank GlobalGypsy_13
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are members who live on the other side of town but visit several times a year because of the great temporary exhibits. African Twilight, Vanishing Rituals and Ceremonies covers 40 years work of two women who documented in photos and videos many African ceremonies...More

1  Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Between Bowers and the Hindu temple in Chino, you can't go wrong. Unfortunately, you can NOT take pictures in the venue. So take in the sights for memory sake.

Thank tinaGenius
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Great place to spend few hours with family or friends, they have nice expositions and different pieces of arts. Enjoyed a lot!

Thank VikulyaJan
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The Bowers is a fabulous place to learn about Orange County's and California's history in addition to seeing world-class exhibits on many international subjects.

Thank Cathi D
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We were able to attend a wedding at the Bowers Museum, and it was just a wonderful experience. We toured the museum and the permanent exhibits are excellent, fantastic pieces from Asia and Africa. The entire museum is built like a Spanish Mission around a...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Came here with the family and it was a nice experience to be able to see all the different cultures of art. My 7 year old loved all the different things and how I can real the info about things. She learned a lot and...More

Thank GENA2010
Reviewed 13 July 2018

I went to the Italian Cinema movie Spettacolo. Before the movie they had a teacher from a college and she taught about the Italian language, unfortunately I came too late for that so I cannot give info on it. The movie was great and the...More

Thank shannonwY4076RI
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I truly enjoyed learning so many historic information. I originally went for a school project and went with the kids and they enjoyed it as well. Highly recommend for everyone to go atleast once.

Thank glendaa725
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 24 nearby hotels
Santa Ana Travel Inn
9 reviews
.07 km away
Red Roof Inn Santa Ana
274 reviews
.98 km away
Days Inn by Wyndham Orange Anaheim
124 reviews
2.39 km away
Best Western Plus Meridian Inn & Suites, Anaheim-Orange
1,227 reviews
2.59 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 765 nearby restaurants
Polly's Pies
112 reviews
1.00 km away
Tangata Restaurant
96 reviews
.03 km away
NORMS
27 reviews
.40 km away
The Habit Burger Grill
20 reviews
1.17 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 48 nearby attractions
Discovery Cube Orange County
315 reviews
.82 km away
Main Place Mall
70 reviews
1.46 km away
Blinking Owl Distillery
8 reviews
1.14 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
hightide3
29 June 2018|
Answer
Response from HBSnowFlower | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay -- glad you asked! Go to Bowers org web site and click on membership tab. Trip Advisor won't allow me to poast the link. Great new exhibits opening this fall!
0
Votes
hightide3
29 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from mrsbof3 | Reviewed this property |
You pay there at the museum.You can pay either via credit card or cash.
0
Votes
Lydia M
28 March 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from B P | Reviewed this property |
Not to my knowledge, many museums are historically closed on Mondays. Hours should be posted on their website.
1
Vote