Art, Design & Architecture Museum, UC Santa Barbara

Ocean Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93106- Map It
(805) 893-2951

AAA Editor Notes

Art, Design & Architecture Museum, UC Santa Barbara is on the University of California, Santa Barbara campus. From Mesa Rd. turn s. on Ocean Rd., then turn left into parking lot 22. The museum is next to Storke Tower and the University Center. The museum's permanent collection includes more than 8,500 pieces of art, from Pre-Columbian to contemporary, as well as more than 750,000 architectural drawings, historic photographs, writings and three-dimensional objects. The items are not all displayed at once but instead are rotated through multiple temporary exhibits each year. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
Free.
Hours: Wed.-Sun. noon-5. Closed major holidays.