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Getting here


We are located near beautiful Lake Merritt in downtown Oakland.

125 Twelfth Street, Suite 400.
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 272-6467

Public transit

Though we are located on 12th Street, the Lake Merritt BART station is closer (a 2.5 block walk along Oak Street). The Lake Merritt BART station is also served by the AC Transit 11, 51A, 62, and 88 bus lines. Or, 12th Street BART and the buses serving the Broadway corridor are about a 10 minute walk.

Driving directions

Take I-880 North to the Oak Street exit and turn right onto Oak Street. From Oak Street turn left onto 12th Street.
Take I-80 West toward San Francisco.  Take I-580 East toward downtown Oakland/Hayward/Stockton.  From I-580 East exit onto I-980 West toward Downtown Oakland.  Take the Jackson Street exit, placing you on 5th Street and proceed two blocks to Oak Street.  Turn left onto Oak Street and proceed to 12th Street.  Turn left onto 12th Street.
Take the Bay Bridge to I-580 East, to I-980. Take the Jackson Street exit, placing you on 5th Street and proceed two blocks to Oak Street. Turn left onto Oak Street and proceed to 12th Street. Turn left onto 12th Street.
Take I-580 West into Oakland to Lakeshore Avenue turn off. Turn left onto Lakeshore and veer to the far left around Lake Merritt veering to the far left onto 12th Street.
Take C-24 to I-980 West. From I-980 West take the Jackson Street exit, placing you on 5th Street and proceed two blocks to Oak Street. Turn left onto Oak Street and proceed to 12th Street. Turn left onto 12th Street.

Parking information

A round parking structure, ALCOPARK is located on Jackson Street between 12th and 13th Street.  Parking fee is $7.00 per day.

If full, CENTRAL PARKING, a flat lot is located across the street between 13th and 14th, with entrance on 14th Street.  Parking fee is $9.00 per day.

Other than metered street parking, the Oakland Museum has some parking available, entrance on Oak Street between 11th & 12th Street.  Parking fee is about $14.50


 

Alright Parking
$1.00 Each ½ Hour
$7.00 All Day

13th & Alice St.
Open 24 hours

 

ALCO Park
$7.00 All Day

12th & Jackson St.
Open 7:00am-7:00pm

 

Douglas Parking
$1.00 Each ½ Hour
$7.00 All Day

14th & Madison St.
Open 24 hours

 

Oakland Museum Parking
$1.00 Each hour
$16.00 Open to closing

Oak & 12th St.
Open 7:30am-6:00pm

 

Henry J. Kaiser Parking
$7.00 All Day