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Hours, Admission, & Directions

Closure and Reopening Notice (Updated 27 April 2021)

The Alf Museum remains closed to the public, with reopening currently scheduled for June 16. Our staff is hard at work in preparation for our opening, and can’t wait to welcome you back! We will update our website and social media with more details as we get closer to the reopening date.

Museum Hours

  • Monday through Friday: 8 am – 4 pm
  • Saturday: 10 am – 4 pm
  • Sunday: Closed


  • General – $9.00
  • Youth (5-18) – $7.00
  • College Student (w/ID) – $7.00
  • Senior (65+) – $7.00
  • 4 and Under – Free

Museum Holidays

Please check our calendar for special events and museum closures. The museum is closed on the following dates for staff holidays:

  • November 27–30, 2019
  • December 23, 2019–January 2, 2020
  • April 10, 2020
  • July 4, 2020


Our museum is located on the campus of The Webb Schools, in Claremont California. The street address is:

Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology
1175 West Baseline Road
Claremont, California 91711
Phone: (909) 624-2798

From the 210 freeway, take the Towne Avenue exit and head north on Towne Avenue. When you reach the light for West Baseline Road (only a few hundred yards from the freeway exit), turn left (west). The campus/museum entrance will be on the right side (north side), a few hundred yards past the Towne/Baseline intersection.

For a Google map, click here. Some mapping programs may tell you to enter campus via Webb Canyon Road; this is incorrect, and you should use the main entrance to campus on Baseline Road.


Museum Visitor Guidelines

  • Although the Alf Museum is open to the public, the rest of The Webb Schools campus is closed to visitors. Those wishing to tour the campus itself should make arrangements through the Webb admissions office.
  • By The Webb Schools policy, all museum visitors must check-in at The Webb Schools security welcome kiosk in the main parking lot and have a valid picture ID. Thank you for your understanding!
  • No food or drink is permitted in the museum exhibits. No picnicking or dining facilities are available; Memorial Park at 10th and Indian Hill Blvd. in Claremont is available for picnics.
  • Parents / guardians must remain with children at all times.
  • Please observe all posted signs.
  • If you have any special needs or concerns, please contact the museum at 909-624-2798.
  • If you are visiting with a large group (12 or more people), we recommend contacting the museum in advance so that we can ensure adequate parking space.
  • Professional photography and video equipment beyond a DSLR or handheld camera are not allowed without prior written permission from museum staff. Drones are strictly prohibited on The Webb Schools campus.