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the Museum of Children's Art

Directions to MOCHA:

We are located on the lower level of Oakland's City Center, just steps from the 12th Street Bart Station. MOCHA is located on the right hand side of the lower level of the plaza. If you use Google Maps to find us, you will get the best directions when you enter our address:

Museum of Children's Art

1221 Broadway LL-49, Oakland, CA 94612

Public Transportation

MOCHA is easily accessible by BART. We are located just outside the 12th Street City Center BART Station. Take the 13th Street exit and you will enter the Lower Plaza of the city center. 

Plan your trip to MOCHA via BART


Parking in our area is mostly metered street parking and paid garages. The Ace Parking Garage/Oakland City Center Parking is located right next to the entrance of MOCHA. 

Ace Parking Garage Hours: 

Monday - Friday: 5 am - 10 pm

Weekend: 8 am - 6 pm


Museums for All: We’ve reduced the cost of admission so you and your family can enjoy all the magic and wonder here. If you have an EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) card, simply show it when you arrive to receive our lowest-priced admission. We will also accept WIC cardholders and Medi-CAL recipients for Museum for All discounts. Through Museums for All, we’re partnering with museums across the country to make sure everyone can experience the best museums have to offer, all for the lowest and most-affordable prices ever. To find other participating museums, visit:

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