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Hours & Admission

Museum Hours
  • Monday through Friday: 8 am – 4 pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed
  • The museum will be closed on: May 20, May 27, and July 4, 2017
  • The Hall of Footprints will be closed May 20–July 3. The Hall of Life will remain open.
Special Summer Admission
  • $3 per person; 4 and under are free.
  • We accept cash or checks only, please
Know Before You Go
  • The Alf Museum is located on the campus of The Webb Schools, at 1175 West Baseline Road, Claremont, California 91711.
  • Please enter campus at the main driveway from West Baseline Road (not Webb Canyon Road).
  • Although the Alf Museum is open to the public, the rest of The Webb Schools campus is in use as a residential high school and is closed to visitors. Thank your for your understanding!
  • Picnicking is not permitted in or outside of the museum. Park facilities are available nearby at Memorial Park at 10th and Indian Hill Blvd. in Claremont.
  • Professional photography and video equipment beyond a DSLR or handheld camera are not allowed without prior permission from museum staff. Drones are strictly prohibited on The Webb Schools campus.
For more information, see our Visitor Information Page.

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