Parking Lot #3: Available after 5 pm, and weekends (Google Map)
Parking Lot #22: Available anytime (Google Map)
All parking lots are equipped with a Pay Station which will accept credit/debit cards, $1 and $5 bills, but do not give change. As of 2021, the ParkMobile app is available. For additional information on current parking rates, and the option to purchase a parking permit in advance, please visit Parking Services.
Disabled Access and Weekend Parking
The closest parking lot to the Museum is Lot #3, and offers easy access for disabled parking at all times. Lot #3 is also open for general parking (non-disabled) on Saturday and Sunday. Please call the museum for more information: 805-893-2951.
Visiting the Museum or Offices Monday-Friday 8-5pm
From the south: Heading north from Santa Barbara on 101. Exit to Highway 217 (to Airport and UCSB). Stay left; enter campus at East Gate. Turn right at the roundabout on Mesa Ave. At the third traffic light, turn left onto Ocean Road. Continue on Ocean Road through the intersection of Ocean Ave at El Colegio Road. Turn left into Parking Structure #22. See map above.
From the north: Heading south toward Santa Barbara on 101, exit in Goleta at Glen Annie/Storke Road. Make a right off the exit ramp and continue south on Storke Road. Make a left onto El Colegio Road. Continue on El Colegio Road until the West Campus Entrance traffic light and bear right. At the next traffic light, turn right onto Ocean Road. Turn left into Parking Structure #22. See map above.
Visiting the Museum on the Weekends or Monday-Friday after 5pm
To access Lot #3 from the south: Take U.S. 101 North. Take exit to Highway 217 (to Airport and UCSB). Stay left; enter campus at East Gate. Turn left at the roundabout onto Lagoon Road. At the stop sign, turn right onto UCEN Road. Turn right into Lot #3. See map above.
To access Lot #3 from the north: Take U.S. 101 South towards Santa Barbara. Take Exit 108 to Glen Annie/Storke Road in Goleta. Make a right off the exit ramp and continue south on Storke Road. Make a left onto El Colegio Road. Continue on El Colegio Road until the West Campus Entrance traffic light and bear right. At the next traffic light, turn left onto Ocean Road. Remain on Ocean Road as it bears left. At the second traffic light, turn right onto Mesa Road. Continue on Mesa Road through 2 traffic signs and the roundabout, stay to the right which turns into Lagoon Road. At the stop sign, turn right onto UCEN Road. Turn right into Lot #3. See map above.
From Parking Structure # 22: Exit the Parking Garage facing the Student Services building and turn left. Follow the pathway towards Storke Tower, the tallest structure on campus, and the Arts Building. Just before you reach Storke Tower turn right, crossing over the skateboard lane and bike paths—make sure to look both ways! The AD&A Museum will be ahead on the right-hand side, next to the large metal sculpture by Fletcher Benton.
From Parking Lot #3: Walk past the University Center on your left and the Music Building and Storke Plaza/Tower on your right. The AD&A Museum will be directly ahead and adjacent to the lagoon and the large multicolored wall painting, Argus, by Stephen Westfall
From the Bus Circle: Walk south in the direction of the University Center and Storke Plaza/Tower. When you arrive at Storke Plaza/Tower, The AD&A Museum is on your right-hand side across from the lagoon.
The AD&A Museum is wheelchair accessible. For further information please call 805-893-2951.
Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District also provides frequent and reliable bus transportation to and from the UCSB campus. To visit the Santa Barbara MTD website Santa Barbara-MTD. See map below.
The Museum offices can be accessed through the courtyard directly behind the Museum:
Main Office, Room 1626
Architecture & Design Collection, Room 1434