Forest Lawn Museum

Enriching the community through artwork

Founded in 1952, Forest Lawn Museum is committed to enriching the community through art and culture. Free admission and free parking!


Recently named one of the Top 10 Free Museums in the country by Yahoo Travel, Forest Lawn Museum is committed to enriching the community through the educational presentation of artwork that focuses on history, culture and religion.


The Hall of Crucifixion and Resurrection is open daily from Tuesday – Sunday.


Throughout the year, the Hall of Crucifixion and Resurrection will be closed on certain days to host events or private events. Please click the following link to see a full list of closure dates : The Hall of Crucifixion-Resurrection.

Museum Information

1712 S Glendale Ave.
Glendale, CA 91205

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Open Tuesday—Sunday
from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Closed Mondays.

Please call the museum at the number below with any questions you may have.

  • 1 (323) 340-4782

    US. Toll Free

Upcoming Exhibit

Current Exhibit

Permanent Exhibits

Free Art Tours

Forest Lawn Museum will offer free art tours of “The Elevated Eye: Aerial Photography Past and Present” through February 2020. Tours will occur every Saturday at 2 PM. Each tour will last approximately 40-minutes.

The final Director’s Tour for “The Elevated Eye” will be held at 11 AM on the Sunday, March 8, the final day of the exhibition. This tour will be led by James Fishburne, the Museum Director, and will be followed by a Q&A.

The meeting point for all tours is in the Museum shop.

For information about tours in Spanish, please email


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About The Museum

First opened in 1952, the Forest Lawn Museum is located adjacent to the Hall of Crucifixion-Resurrection at Forest Lawn – Glendale.  Forest Lawn’s founder, Dr. Hubert Eaton, wrote in his Builder’s Creed that our park should be “a place where artists study and sketch; where school teachers bring happy children to see the things they read of in books.” In that spirit, the Forest Lawn Museum displays a permanent collection, as well as world-class rotating exhibits. With engaging special exhibits and free educational and artistic activities, there is always something new to experience.

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