San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles

520 South 1st 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.

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Wednesday - Friday: 11 am - 4 pm

Saturday & Sunday: 11 am - 3 pm

The Museum is closed Mondays, Tuesdays, and major holidays (Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year’s Day, Easter, Fourth of July, and Thanksgiving Day). 

During exhibition installations, galleries are closed. 



General: $8.00

Seniors & Students with ID: $6.50

Members and Children (17 and under): Free

First Fridays
Pay what you can from 11am – 4pm
and FREE from 7pm – 10pm
(except January and July)



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Nearest VTA Bus Stops are located at 1st & Reed, 2nd & William, and 2nd & San Salvador. Nearest VTA Light Rail is at the Convention Center Station. Visit or for further information on public transit.



Metered parking is available on the street in front of the Museum. The nearest public parking lots are located at San Salvador and Market, 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