Riverside Art Museum and The Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture

Current Admission Hours: Wednesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m and Sunday, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

The Riverside Art Museum

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3425 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, CA, 92501

The Cheech

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3581 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA, 92501

Admission

  • Adult: $15.95
  • Senior (65+)/Educator/College Student: $10.95 (ID will be required at check in.)
  • Children 13-17 years of age: $10.95
  • Children 12 and under: Free
  • Military personnel (active only): Free (Accompanying adults and children are also free; ID will be required at check in.)
  • RAM (Riverside Art Museum & The Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture) members: Free

Admission to both the Riverside Art Museum (Julia Morgan Building) and The Cheech Center for Chicano Art & Culture is free during the Riverside Arts Walk, First Sundays and Free Summer Sundays.

*Please keep in mind that we stop selling walk-in tickets 45 minutes before closure. To guarantee entry, reservations are highly recommended.

Purchase your admission ticket to gain entry into both the museum and center. Admission is timed and capacity is limited. Tickets are nonrefundable, we are able to reschedule tickets at your request.

For Group rate tickets, please contact our guest services.

Locations

The Riverside Art Museum is located at 3425 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, CA, 92501, on the corner of Mission Inn Ave. and Lime St. Get Directions

The Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture of the Riverside Art Museum is located at 3581 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, CA, 92501, on the corner of Mission Inn Ave. and Orange St. Get Directions

Parking Information

Metered street and lot parking is available along Mission Inn Ave. Click here for more info about parking and a map of parking areas located downtown.

Many large-scale downtown events occur along Mission Inn Avenue throughout the year. Please be advised that street closures regularly take place during these events, e.g., Festival of Lights, Dia de los Muertos, etc., which will affect parking and drop-off/pick-up. We thank you for your understanding and encourage guests to consider using public transportation.

Public Transportation Information

Metrolink is proud to serve as the LINK between six Southern California counties and the Riverside Art Museum/The Cheech, with safe, seamless and reliable train transportation. A $10 Weekend Day Pass can be purchased via Metrolink’s mobile app and is valid for unlimited systemwide trips on Saturday or Sunday. Kids 17 and under ride for free on weekends when accompanied by a fare-paying adult.

To reach the Riverside Art Museum/Cheech Marin Center, take the Metrolink Riverside Line, 91 Perris Valley or Inland Empire-Orange County Line trains to the Riverside-Downtown station and walk .05 miles (about 10 minutes) to the museums. Visit metrolinktrains.com for schedules and a map of the system.

RTA provides both local and regional services throughout the region with 32 local routes, three CommuterLink express routes, on-demand GoMicro microtransit service and Dial-A-Ride services using 277 vehicles. In the cities of Corona, Beaumont and Banning, RTA coordinates regional services with municipal transit systems. In Riverside, RTA coordinates with the city’s Riverside Special Services, which provides ADA complementary service to RTA’s fixed-route services.

Visit riversidetransit.com for more information, including schedules and routes, GoMobile app and promotions.

OMNITRANS

Omnitrans is the public transit agency serving the San Bernardino Valley, providing safe, reliable, affordable, friendly and environmentally responsible transportation. Omnitrans currently operates local and express bus routes, sbX bus rapid transit service, and Access, a paratransit service for the disabled. More information on schedules, routes and fares to Riverside here.

Free and Reduced Price Admission Programs

RAM is proud to be a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

RAM is proud to be part of Bank of America’s Museums on Us program. Show us your Bank of America or Merrill Lynch debit/credit card and photo ID on the first full weekend of each month and get in free!

Tickets cannot be reserved in advance via our online ticketing portal. Please visit the visitor services desk at either location.

Museums for All is a cooperative initiative between the Association of Children’s Museums and the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences to offer a signature access program that encourages families of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum habits. Show us your Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) or WIC card and photo ID to receive discounted admission ($1 per person) for up to 4 people. RAM’s participation in Museums for All is part of our mission to seek, include, and welcome all.

Tickets cannot be reserved in advance via our online ticketing portal. Please visit the visitor services desk at either location.

The National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association, together with its state and local member programs, supports and promotes court-appointed volunteer advocacy so every abused or neglected child in the United States can be safe, have a permanent home, and the opportunity to thrive. RAM gives FREE admission to all CASA volunteers and case children. For more information on Riverside County’s CASA program, click here.

Tickets cannot be reserved in advance via our online ticketing portal. Please visit the visitor services desk at either location.

RAM is proud to partner with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland Empire to offer free admission to all “Bigs” showing their badges and their accompanying “Littles”. Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland Empire opened its doors in 2013 with the help of the Orange County agency, recognizing the mentoring void in the region. Serving more than 600 children each year in the metro regions of Riverside and San Bernardino counties, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland Empire has quality mentoring models that are changing lives of children in the region. For more information, click here.

Tickets cannot be reserved in advance via our online ticketing portal. Please visit the visitor services desk at either location.

RAM is a member of the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association®, a network of over 1200 museums and galleries, historical museums and societies, botanical gardens, children’s museums, and zoos located across the United States and Canada. Present your NARM identification to receive reciprocal membership benefits at Riverside Art Museum.

Altura Credit Union has partnered with The Cheech and released a debit card design, featuring the work of CiCi Segura Gonzales. Visitors with the card will have unlimited admission to The Cheech (3581 Mission Inn Ave) and the Riverside Art Museum (3425 Mission Inn Ave), plus entry with an additional guest.

Tickets cannot be reserved in advance via our online ticketing portal. Please visit the visitor services desk at either location.

Walk & Wonder Museum Tours

Looking for more than just admission? Want a docent tour for your group? How about a fun hands-on art class to go along with your tour? Check out your options here.