MOTA Day is back in-person for 2023! Join the celebration at five area museums for a day of family fun, historical explorations and architectural discoveries.

For more than 30 years, the Museums of the Arroyo have welcomed guests for a free day with special programming. Mark your calendars and meet your neighbors on May 21 for MOTA Day 2023.


About MOTA Day

Celebrating a diverse mix of art, architecture and history of the Arroyo Seco area, MOTA Day features five unique history-based museums that preserve and perpetuate early Los Angeles life.  The public can visit one or all of the museums during the day at no charge. MOTA museum participants for 2023 include The Gamble House, Heritage […]

It’s Fun, Free and Only One Day a Year!

Join us for Museums of the Arroyo Day on Sunday, May 21, 2023, when five museums in Los Angeles and Pasadena open their doors — free of charge — from noon to 5 p.m. with last museum entrance at 4p.m. Each year, thousands of Angelinos have experienced the diverse mix of art, architecture and history […]