Timed General Admission

Timed General Admissions can be booked for arrivals between 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or for arrival from  1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Once a timed admission is booked, please arrive at any time during your check-in window. All admissions once checked in, are welcome to stay until 5 p.m. 

Arriving after your hour reservation check-in window by more than 15 minutes may require entry on a space-available basis. 

If you currently hold a pre-purchased Admission ticket that is still valid, those tickets will be honored on a space-available basis on the day of attendance.

Senior 65+
Youth 4 — 17
Museums for All/SNAP Card**
On Site Only

Planetarium tickets are $3 and can be purchased onsite with valid Bishop Museum admission.

Add-On Experience
Non-Members Price
Patron Level and Above Members
Senior/Student/Family Members
Expedition Dinosaur: Rise of the Mammals Exhibit
OCT 2, 2021 – JAN 23, 2022
Expedition Dinosaur: Rise of the Mammals Admission tickets are only valid with Timed Admission Tickets and within or after your same day Timed Admission Ticket check-in window.
  • As per Bishop Museum safety protocols, all guests over the age of five (5) must wear face masks that cover both the mouth and nose at all times while indoors – no exceptions.  Please note that the following are NOT allowed:
    • Face shields without accompanying face masks 
    • Gaiters 
    • Face masks with vents of any kind  
  • Planetarium shows are limited to 15 guests per show(25% of theater capacity) 
  • Groups will be seated at least six feet (6’) apart


Between shows, our staff will: 

  • Wipe down all contact surfaces 
  • Use large fans to increase airflow and overall theater circulation 

Admission to Membership Upgrade:

Museum visitors ​that have not held an active membership within 6 months can apply your admission costs towards a membership within 7 days of initial purchase. To take advantage of this offer, bring your receipt to the Admissions Desk.

Terms: Promotions can not be combined. Applicable admission tickets include those for guests that will be included in the membership.

Learn more about membership benefits.

*Members are encouraged to reserve Timed General Admission for free, to minimize personal contact with staff. Reserve your admission by signing into your membership account via the “Reserve Now” button above. Have your email associated with your membership available for sign in or to register your membership account online.
Not a member? Join now to access these benefits.

**Beginning Nov. 4, 2022 Bishop Museum is a participant in the Museums for All program, which provides free regular admission for up to four people with the presentation of a SNAP Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card. Guests will also receive free parking for one vehicle and are asked to bypass parking payment and check in at the Museum’s ticket counter in Shop Pacifica. Learn more about this program.

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