Getting Here

SJMA is located in the heart of sunny downtown San Jose.

110 South Market Street
San Jose, CA 95113

General driving and public transportation directions. 

City of San Jose Public Parking

  • First & St. James
  • Second & St. James
  • Central Place Lot (80 E. San Fernando Street)
  • Pavilion Garage (150 S. Second St.)
  • Third Street Garage (95 N. Third St.)
  • Market/San Pedro Square Garage (45 N. Market St.)
  • Fourth Street Garage (44 S. Fourth St.)
  • Second & San Carlos Street Garage

The City of San Jose offers free parking downtown at various times and locations, click here to learn more.

Parking Validation

Up to 40 minutes of validated parking is available with a nominal purchase in the Museum Café, (for Café hours, click here). Café patrons receive validation in lots displaying the "Pv" symbol. Privately owned parking facilities downtown do not honor the validation stamps.

Visit for the latest list of places to park.

Become a Member and enjoy discounted parking near the Museum!

The 60 South Market garage (enter on Post Street), offers discounted parking for the San Jose Museum of Art’s members. Members pay just $3 for the first hour and thereafter $1.25 for every extra 15 minutes up to a maximum charge of $7.

To get your discounted rate, just present your parking ticket and Museum membership card to the attendant located at the First Street exit booth. Take advantage of this great discounted parking program and pay $7 or less to park right in the heart of downtown San Jose. Not yet a member? Join today to take advantage of this and many other benefits.

To learn more about transportation in and around San Jose visit:


Santa Clara Transportation Authority

Bike Parking Around SJMA:

The underground Fairmont Plaza Public Parking garage facility (located adjacent to the museum on San Fernando Street) has multiple capacity bike rack. The bike rack is located near the elevators on the ground floor or Parking Level One (P1). Duty patrols float through every hour. 

Visit for the latest map of bike racks in the City of San Jose.