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520 South First Street
San Jose, CA 95113
Tel: 408.971.0323, Fax: 408.971.7226
e-mail: info@sjquiltmuseum.org

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Museum and Museum Store Hours:
Wednesday to Friday 12pm 5pm
Saturday and Sunday 11am 2:00pm; 2:30 5:00pm
First Friday of every month: Pay what you can 12 7pm and free 7pm 9pm
(Except January and July)

The Museum is closed Mondays, Tuesdays, and major holidays.
The Museum is closed on Saturday and Sunday from 2:00pm to 2:30pm for staff meal break.

Docent Tours
4th Saturday of the month, 3pm
2nd Thursday of the month, 12pm
Tour dates exclude Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Admission:
General: $8.00
Seniors and Students with ID: $6.50
Member and children 12 and under: Free

Blue Star MuseumFree for active military personnel and up to five family members from May 27, 2015 to September 6, 2015.
Please show I.D. at the admissions desk.

Galleries Closed due to exhibition installations:
July 6 - 10, 2015
November 2 - 5, 2015

Museum Closed due to Holidays
Sunday, April 5, 2015 Easter Sunday
Saturday, July 4, 2015 Independence Day
Thursday, November 26 & Friday, November 27, 2015 Thanksgiving Day
Wednesday, December 23 Sunday, December 27, 2015 Christmas
Friday, January 1, 2016 New Years Day

The San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles is wheelchair accessible. Please call if you have any questions about accessibility 408.971.0323.

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 contact Joan Phillips, Director of Operations and Resources, at joan@sjquiltmuseum.org or by calling 408-971-0323 x 17.

School Tours:
Docent-led gallery tours are 45 minutes and include a 45 minute exhibition related hands-on art activity. $100 per tour. Minimum of 10 students and a maximum of 30 students. No charge for teachers or chaperones. Tours are given between 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, with the exception of First Fridays. No tours on the First Friday of each month. For more information or to book a tour please email gwendolyn@sjquiltmuseum.org or by calling 408-971-0323 x 10.

Facility Rental

Map

Driving Directions:
From the North Bay: From US-101, travel South toward San Jose to CA-85 South toward Cupertino/Santa Cruz, to I-280 South toward San Jose. From I-280 South take the Virginia Street exit, turn right. Turn right on South First Street. Museum is on the right between Reed and William Streets.

From the South Bay: Take CA-87 North to the I-280/680 exit; take the Virginia Street exit; turn right. Turn right on South First Street. Museum is on the right between Reed and William Streets.

From the East Bay: Take I-680 South until it becomes I-280; exit on 7th Street; north to first light (Reed Street) then left on Reed, right on South First. Museum is on the right.

From San Jose International Airport: Take CA-87 South to the I-280 South exit; take the Virginia Street exit; turn right. Turn right on South First Street. Museum is on the right between Reed and William Streets.

From CalTrain:
Weekdays: Take the free DASH shuttle bus to the Convention Center.
Head South on S 1st Street for 3 blocks.
The Museum is midway down the 3rd block on the left.

WEEKENDS
Via Light Rail – Exit at the Convention Center Station.
Head South on S 1st Street for 3 blocks.
The Museum is midway down the 3rd block on the left.
Via 63 or 64 Bus Take bus Northbound to San Fernando & 1st stop.
Walk southbound up S. 1st St for 4 blocks.
The Museum is midway down the 4th block on the left.
Via 68 Bus Take bus Southbound to 2nd and William stop.
Walk 1 block up E William St.
Left onto S 1st St. The Museum is midway down the block on the left.

From BART:
Take Fremont Richmond to Fremont BART station.
Take 181 bus Southbound to 2nd & Santa Clara stop.
Then: Take 82 bus Southbound to 2nd & William stop.
Walk 1 block up E William St.
Left onto S 1st St. The Museum is midway down the block on the left.
Additional Routes available from www.vta.org

Parking:
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). 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 www.sjdowntownparking.com.