Reserve your free ticket to visit here. Walk-up guests are welcome on a space-available basis.

Admission to Rancho Los Cerritos museum during public hours is always FREE. Special event pricing varies; please check event listings for details.

Public Hours

We will be closed on 9/30 due to extreme heat and poor air quality.

Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday: 1-5pm
Thursday: 1-5pm
Friday: 1-5pm
Saturday: 9am-5pm Extended fall morning hours
Sunday: 1-5pm
NOTE: Special Events may impact public hours.

Holiday Closures:
New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Presidents’ Day
Easter Sunday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Veterans’ Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Native/Indigenous People’s Day
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
New Year’s Eve


Rancho Los Cerritos is located on Virginia Road, north of Roosevelt Blvd. and west of Long Beach Blvd., in the Bixby Knolls neighborhood of Long Beach.

Rancho Los Cerritos
4600 Virginia Road
Long Beach, CA 90807
(562) 206-2040


FREE and plentiful parking is available in the lot across from RLC’s entry gates. Limited parking, including accessible spaces, is available near the Visitor Center.

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Animal Policy

Rancho Los Cerritos permits dogs and other service animals specifically trained to perform tasks for persons with disabilities. Therapy animals are not considered service animals under the ADAAA 2008. Service animals must be under the control of their handlers at all times. Pets are not allowed at the Rancho.

Military Families

Rancho Los Cerritos is a participating Blue Star Museum. This means we offer free admission to certain public programs for those currently serving in the United States Military—Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard as well as members of the Reserves, National Guard, U.S. Public Health Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps, and up to five family members. Qualified members must show a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card to recieve their tickets.