Welcome! The Cantor Arts Center's diverse collections span continents, cultures, and 5,000 years of art history and include one of the largest presentations of Rodin bronzes outside Paris. Come see a wide range of changing exhibitions and take advantage of docent tours, lectures, gallery talks, symposia, classes, and special events. Explore, participate, and visit often. The Cantor is open six days a week!

Admission and tours are free
Galleries, gardens, and Cool Café are all accessible by wheelchair. Both wheelchairs and strollers are available for visitors' use.

Plan a SELF-GUIDED TOUR - to register - click here

  • Self-guided tours of 10 or more people are asked to register in advance so that staff may prepare for the group visit.
  • Self-guided groups may not exceed 40 people and are asked to divide into groups of 10 or fewer in the galleries.
  • All groups with participants under the age of 18 will have at least one adult supervising every 10 children.
  • Please refer to the self-guided groups guidelines for more information.
  • For more information about tour offerings, see the Docent Tours page.


Wednesday – Monday 11 am–5 pm
Thursday 11 am–8 pm
Tuesday Closed


Dec 24, Christmas Eve 11 am–3 pm
Dec 25, Christmas Day Closed
Dec 31, New Year's Eve 11 am–3 pm
Jan 1, New Year's Day 11 am–5 pm

OPEN SIX DAYS A WEEK: Wednesday through Monday
CLOSED: Tuesday, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day

COOL CAFÉ: Open Wed–Sun; Closed Mon and Tues

328 Lomita Drive at Museum Way
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
Telephone 650-723-4177
Fax 650-725-0464

OUTDOOR ART The Rodin Sculpture Garden and campus sculptures are always open to visitors.
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COOL CAFÉ Enjoy lunch overlooking the Rodin Sculpture Garden.
Open Wed–Sun

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FREE TOURS Docents offer free tours Wednesday through Sunday.
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