Swing by The MAH

Explore inspiring exhibitions at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History (The MAH). Meet new friends at weekly community events. Drop in to read a book or sip coffee among the art and greenery.

Current Exhibitions

Find Us

First time visiting? Read our Newcomers Guide to check out some frequently asked questions.


Closed - Until Further Notice

Admission Fees

$10 General Admission

$8 Students

Free for MAH members and children under 5.

Free on the First Friday of each month

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Abbott Square

Keep connecting with art, history, and food outdoors in Abbott Square, a community plaza featuring a marketplace for eats and drinks, with plenty of seating, and events. View Restaurants.

Abbott Square

118 Cooper St.
Santa Cruz, CA, 95060


Sunday - Thursday 7am–10pm
Friday - Saturday 7am–12am

History Archives

Take your next research project or nerdy history question to the heart of Santa Cruz County’s past in our robust Archives section.

Offsite Locations

The MAH extends beyond downtown Santa Cruz into Evergreen Cemetery and Davenport Jail. Visit our offsite locations to dive deeper.