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Directions and Parking

Directions

  • Exit De La Cruz Boulevard/Santa Clara
  • Follow De La Cruz Boulevard toward El Camino Real (stay to the right)
  • When De La Cruz Boulevard splits, follow the road to the right over the overpass
  • Turn right on Lafayette Street and stay in the right lane
  • Turn right on El Camino Real
  • Turn right on Palm Drive
  • Stop at the University entry kiosk and identify yourself as a museum visitor to receive a parking pass and directions to available parking
  • The museum is located at the center of campus, adjacent to Mission Santa Clara
  • Exit The Alameda and head north (making a right if exiting 880 South and a left if exiting 880 North)
  • Continue on The Alameda, it will become El Camino Real
  • Turn left on Palm Drive
  • Stop at the University entry kiosk and identify yourself as a museum visitor to receive a parking pass and directions to available parking
  • The museum is located at the center of campus, adjacent to Mission Santa Clara
  • Take Interstate 880 North toward Oakland
  • Exit The Alameda and head north (making a right if exiting 880 South and a left if exiting 880 North)
  • Continue on The Alameda, it will become El Camino Real
  • Turn left on Palm Drive
  • Stop at the University entry kiosk and identify yourself as a museum visitor to receive a parking pass and directions to available parking
  • The museum is located at the center of campus, adjacent to Mission Santa Clara

Parking

A parking pass is required to park on Santa Clara University's campus. Visitor passes, which apply to museum visitors, are available free of charge for a duration of up to two hours. Visitors may obtain parking passes at the entry kiosk at the University's main entrance on Palm Drive.

For those who do not wish to park on campus, limited parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis on the surface streets immediately surrounding the University. The majority of street parking is subject to hourly limits. Please exercise caution when using surface street parking.