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Museum Parking

General Parking

There is ample street parking near the Museum of Northern California Art (monca).


Parking is available on E. Washington and Esplanade, directly in front and on the side of the building.  Other parking can be found on Oleander.


PLEASE DO NOT park where there are “Residential Only” parking signs. We love our neighbors and we want them to love us!


On busy days parking is available a block and half down at First Christian Church Chico, 295 E. Washington Ave.


Parking reservations are not required or accepted.

Street Parking

– Esplanade

– E. Washington Avenue

– E. Sacramento Avenue

– Oleander Avenue

Parking Fees

Parking is FREE on the streets around the museum and at the church.

Accessible Parking Space

There are designated accessible spaces on the city streets surrounding the museum.

Parking for Groups

If you are visiting in a group of more than 15 people, please Contact Us for information about parking for tour buses, other group vehicles, and groups of 15+.

Arriving by Bicycle

Bicyclists can park for free on the entry level of the museum. Bike racks are located outside.

Arriving by Taxi

There is a bus stop or drop off in front of the museum located on Esplanade. Taxi drop off can also be on E. Washington Ave

Arriving by Personal Vehicle

Cars or vans carrying 15 passengers or fewer may drop off passengers in front of the museum on Esplanade or on the side of museum at E. Washington Ave.

There is a designated turnaround area located outside of the parking structure for visitors being dropped off or picked up by personal vehicle.

Arriving by Public Transportation

The Chico B-Line stops in front of the museum at the intersection of Esplanade and E. Washington Avenue

Get complete route information from the Chico B-Line Transit (Butte Regional Transit): (530-809-4616), or use the B-Line Schedule.

Mon ‒ Wed: Closed
Thu ‒ Fri: 11am ‒ 5pm
Sat ‒ Sun: 11am ‒ 5pm

Adults: $30/year
Seniors: $25/year
Dual/Family: $50/year
NARM: $100/year
Corporate: $750/year

900 Esplanade, Chico, CA, 95926