MOTA Day 2021 Activities

Join us on Sunday, May 16 to celebrate the diverse mix of art, architecture, and history of the Arroyo Seco area. Although the traditional MOTA Day open house at the six museums along the Arroyo is necessarily canceled for public safety, with the easing of pandemic protocols you will find participating venues offering creatively hybrid […]

Engage and Support MOTA Partners

While MOTA Day is not taking place in 2020, there ARE virtual events/activities happening at some of our partner museums. We encourage you to visit and bookmark pages for all MOTA museums as well as follow them on social media, especially Facebook and Instagram, to keep up-to-date on upcoming remote events.   Additionally, many of our […]

MOTA Partners and Virtual Experiences While MOTA Day is not taking place in 2020, there ARE events/activities happening at some of our partner museums! We encourage you to visit and bookmark pages for all MOTA museums — like the Pasadena Museum of History and the Autry Museum of the American West — as well as […]

Cancelled: MOTA Day 2020

MOTA Day 2020 CANCELLED

Advice for MOTA Day Visitors

We know it’s exciting — six museums! Free admission! Fun! But we strongly encourage visitors to only plan to tour three maybe four museums on MOTA Day. Spend time and enjoy. Don’t rush. Don’t miss your shuttle back to your car. Remember, MOTA Day is noon – 4pm. MOTA Day offers so many sights to […]

Save the Date for MOTA 2020!

Mark your calendars for Museums of the Arroyo Day 2020 – Sunday, May 17. From noon – 4 pm , you can explore all the MOTA museums for free with free shuttles connecting all. Stay tuned for more details!

How to Get to MOTA Day

There are many ways to get to MOTA Day! DRIVE YOURSELF The MOTA museums are conveniently located off the 210 and 110 freeways in Pasadena and Los Angeles.  Heritage Square is located just north of downtown off of the Pasadena (110) at the Avenue 43 exit; Gamble House and Pasadena Museum of History are located […]

Don’t Miss MOTA Day on May 17, 2020!

Each year, thousands of Angelinos have experienced the diverse mix of art, architecture and history of the Arroyo Seco area found in the six unique history-based museums that preserve and perpetuate early Los Angeles life.  The public can visit the MOTA museums during the day at no charge. As always, we expect great interest in […]

Sponsorships Now Available

The Museums of the Arroyo welcomes support from businesses, organizations and individuals.  We are now accepting sponsors to help underwrite the costs of shuttle service on MOTA Day.  To discover the benefits of this unique and very limited sponsorship, and to reach the thousands of Angelenos who visit our museums on MOTA Day, please contact […]