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Fowler Museum

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Wonderful museum on UCLA campus

The Fowler Museum is a small art museum located right in the heart of the historic old campus near... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2017
Prawet J
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Small, free admission, and worth a visit

Westwood has been a frequent business destination in past years, and I am so glad that many years... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2017
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The Fowler Museum at UCLA explores global arts and cultures with an emphasis on works from Africa, Asia, the Pacific, and the Americas-past and present. The Fowler enhances understanding and appreciation of the diverse peoples, cultures, and...more
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Park in Campus Lot 4, North Campus, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1549
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Reviewed November 19, 2017

The Fowler Museum is a small art museum located right in the heart of the historic old campus near the four iconic buildings. To be precise, it is located just right next to the iconic Royce Hall and part of it is below the Royce...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed June 20, 2017

Westwood has been a frequent business destination in past years, and I am so glad that many years ago I discovered the Fowler Museum on the UCLA campus, with its emphasis on global arts and culture. The exhibits can be quite eclectic: textiles from Timor...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2017

I booked a group guided tour for children ages 8-9. The museum exhibit displayed many ornate masks, decorations, and statues. The tour guide was very informative. The hands-on craft was entertaining. The only concern is the long wait in the museum before we headed to...More

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Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We didn't visit because we checked the hours on the website and discovered that the Fowler is closed on both Monday & Tuesday, the only days we were in town.

Thank Scott T
Reviewed December 2, 2015

The Fowler Museum is hard to find the first time, then it's easy to get back again, just park underground nearby. Easy walking on UCLA campus. Exciting exhibitions, which change frequently, of varied cultures & their artifacts. Large discussion room in lower floor for environmental...More

1  Thank David B L
Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

This is a fabulous small museum with ever-changing exhibits. It looks very modern from the outside but inside the impression is that of a contemporary Moroccan house. It is intimate with 4 perfectly sized galleries. Check the website often to see current exhibitions.

Thank Bruinjeepman
Reviewed November 14, 2015

The Fowler Ethnographic Museum is located on the Westwood campus of UCLA. The small museum can be reached from an underground parking lot. The museum is free but you have to pay for hourly parking. There is a small, but interesting museum store near the...More

Thank Alan G
Reviewed November 7, 2015

Once you get there, and figure out the parking (you can pay $12 for an all-day pass, which is best if you are going to stay more than four hours), this small museum stages individual exhibitions that are comprehensive and interesting. The one we visited...More

Thank H E
Reviewed October 26, 2015

If your interest runs to ethnic art and folk art, this museum is an incredible find. It is located on the Westwood campus of UCLA and is free. Beautiful display and fantastic collection.

Thank jazzyfille
Reviewed August 2, 2015

I have been to the Fowler Museum at UCLA many times and I have found at least one very interesting exhibit each time I have gone. The overall floor area is quite small, with the number of exhibits ranging from four to six. Admission is...More

1  Thank Jim L
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