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Hours, Admission, & Directions

Plan your trip through time! Visit the Alf Museum today.

Admission can be purchased at the admission kiosk at the museum entrance. Reservations are no longer required for admission to the Alf Museum.

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For questions or assistance, please call (909) 624-2798 or email info@alfmuseum.org


Announcement: The Alf Museum will be closed October 21-22, 2022. 

Museum Hours

  • Wednesday through Saturday: 10 am – 4 pm
  • Sunday through Tuesday: Closed
  • Hours subject to change
  • Last entry is 3:30pm

Admission

  • General – $12.00
  • Youth (5-18) – $9.00
  • Student (w/ID) – $9.00
  • Senior (65+) – $9.00
  • 4 and Under – Free

The Alf Museum is proud to participate in Museums for All. Present your Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) card, or Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) card along with a photo ID at the Admission Kiosk to receive free admission for up to 4 guests per family. Museums for All encourages families of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum habits.

Museum Closures

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

  • November 23 – 25
  • December 23 – January 1

Directions

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.

**DO NOT** enter campus via Webb Canyon Road. Please enter the main entrance to campus on Baseline Road.


Museum Visitor Guidelines

  • Last entry is 3:30 pm.
  • Although the Alf Museum is open to the public, 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.
  • 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.

COVID-19 Safety Measures & Guidelines

Masks are currently recommended for indoor public spaces at the Alf Museum, but not required. The Alf Museum follows current guidelines in place for The Webb Schools where we are located, so note that guidelines or requirements around masking and other COVID procedures may change. Some policies are specific to The Webb Schools campus and may differ from other museums’ guidelines.

If you are not feeling well, show any symptoms of COVID-19, or have a recent positive test for COVID-19, please postpone your visit to the museum.

Please Respect Our Staff

We look forward to your visit. Please note, the Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology and The Webb Schools will not tolerate inappropriate behavior, including, but not limited to, yelling, violence, intimidation, threats, harassment, aggression, swearing, damage, abuse, or sexual harassment. Individuals who are aggressive toward staff or other visitors will be expelled from The Webb Schools campus and escorted off the property.