San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles

520 South First Street, San Jose, CA 95113
phone (408) 971-0323

The Museum is wheelchair accessible. Please call if you have any questions about accessibility.

Non-flash photography is allowed in the Museum galleries

By stepping into the museum, you give SJMQT permission to take photographs that may possibly be used for marketing purposes. Permission will be asked of parent/s or guardian for the use of photos of children 17 years and younger.



General: $8.00

Seniors & Students with ID: $6.50

Members and Children (12 and under): Free

First Fridays
(First Friday of every month, except January and July)
Pay what you can from 11am–4pm
and FREE from 7pm–9pm


Museum & Museum Store Hours

Please see dates of closure for installations below

Wednesday - Friday: 11am - 4PM

Saturday & Sunday: 11am - 3pm

The Museum is closed Mondays, Tuesdays, and major holidays. 

Gallery Closed FOR Exhibition Installations

July 4, 2016 - July 7, 2016  OPEN July 8, 2016


Holiday closures

Sunday, March 27, 2016: Easter Sunday
Thursday, November 24 & Friday, November 25, 2016: Thanksgiving
Saturday, December 24, 2016 - January 2, 2017 Christmas and New Years


Group Fees

Groups of 10 people or more receive one dollar ($1.00) off general admission. Group fee prices are reduced to: $7.00/General; $5.50/Students, 13 or older, and Seniors. Children under the age of 12 are still free. For more information or to book a tour, please go to the Tours page.


Metered parking is available on the street in front of the Museum. The nearest public parking lots are located at San Salvador and Market, and the Convention Center garage, and the CSJ lot under I-280 at First Street (see map at top of page). The CSJ lot is open 24 hours. It costs $5 on weekdays (6am-6pm) and is free weekdays after 6pm, and also on weekends and holidays. For more details on parking in downtown San Jose, visit


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