Visit Rancho Los Cerritos
Please note that the Rancho will close at 4pm on Sunday, October 21, for the Stardusk Dinner Dance, RLC’s main fundraising event, which supports educational programming. Thank you for your understanding.
Open: Wednesday – Sunday: 1-5 p.m.
Closed: Mondays and Tuesdays, and for the following holidays: New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, the Day After Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.
Admission & Parking
Admission, public tours, and parking are free, although donations are appreciated. General parking is available at the lot on Virginia Road directly across from the museum gate; for accessible parking, proceed through the gate to the upper lot.
Tours are available whenever the museum is open and last approximately one hour. We suggest arriving by 4 p.m. in order to receive a guided tour before the museum’s 5 p.m. closing.
Garden tours are Saturdays and Sundays, weather permitting, and by special request.
Reservations are required for groups of 10 or more; call (562) 206-2040.
The Rancho offers a scenic picnic area with benches near the California Native Garden. There are no food or drinks available for purchase on site. The area surrounding the Rancho offers dozens of restaurants and cafes.