Hours & Admission

Public Hours

Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday: 1-5 pm CLOSED July 10, 2024 
Thursday: 1-5 pm
Friday: 1-5 pm
Saturday: 10 am-5 pm
Sunday: 1-5 pm
NOTE: Special Events may impact public hours.


Holiday Closures:
New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Presidents’ Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Veterans’ Day Observed Friday 11/10/23
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Native/Indigenous People’s Day
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
New Year’s Eve


Special Events

The Rancho is currently hosting a variety of virtual programs and in-person activities that may affect public hours. Events are subject to change. To view the event calendar click here.


Private Events

Rancho Los Cerritos is available for rental for use in photography, filming, and private events. For details please click here.


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

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


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.