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465 North Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210


310.786.1091 for information on scheduled activities Wednesdays to Sundays,
noon to 5:00 pm; 310.786.1000 for all other information.


Mon. . . . . . . .Closed
Tue . . . . . . . .Closed 
Wed . . . . . . .12:00 to 5:00 pm
Thu . . . . . . . 12:00 to 5:00 pm
Fri . . . . . . . . 12:00 to 5:00 pm
Sat . . . . . . . .12:00 to 5:00 pm
Sun. . . . . . . .12:00 to 5:00 pm

The Paley Center is closed on these holidays: New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.  


The Paley Center is on the corner of N. Beverly Dr. and S. Santa Monica Blvd.
Click here for a map. 

You can take the Metro Rapid Line 704 to Santa Monica Blvd. and Canon Dr. It’s only a 3 minute walk to the Paley Center, south on Beverly Drive. Metro Rapid Line 720 and Metro Local Line 20 run along Wilshire Blvd., three blocks south of Santa Monica Blvd., and stops at N Beverly Dr.

Plan your trip on

From 405 (San Diego Freeway): Exit at Santa Monica Blvd. Travel east approx. 3 mi. to N. Beverly Dr. Turn right on N. Beverly Dr.

From 10 (Santa Monica Freeway): Exit at Robertson Blvd. North. Travel north approx. 4 mi. Turn left on Burton Way. Travel approx. 2 mi. to N. Beverly Dr. (Burton Way becomes S. Santa Monica Blvd.).

Parking is available for free to the general public in the Paley Center parking lot located off S. Santa Monica Blvd.

General Admission

Admission to the Paley Center is free. Suggested contribution: $10.00 for adults; $8.00 for students and senior citizens; $5.00 for children under fourteen; Paley Center Members free.

Guided Tours 

Guided tours, which include information on the Paley Center's history, collection, and current programs, are offered to the general public. Please inquire at the front desk for details.

See the U.S. Olympic Archive presented by Gordon Crawford

Explore the comprehensive, publicly accessible video archive of Olympic television coverage at the Paley Center Library, spanning the televised history of the Games—from the 1960 Olympic Winter Games in Squaw Valley through the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Read More

Assistive Listening Devices

A limited number of FM assisted listening devices (headsets) is available at the Information Desk (where admission tickets are sold) for our gallery and theater. In addition, the Library has more than 1,000 television programs that are closed captioned.

Induction loops (neck loops) are also available at the Information Desk.


The Paley Center is accessible to wheelchair users for our gallery, library, and the Mitchell Theater.


The Paley Center has no lunchroom facilities, and no eating or drinking is allowed on the premises. Recording and photography are not permitted in the Paley Center.

To learn more about hosting an event at the Paley Center, please visit the Facility Use & Entertaining section. 

When in New York, visit the Paley Center at 25 West 52 Street.

Researchers: Learn more about our Scholars Room.


You will get the most from the Paley Center—on both coasts—by becoming a Member.