Public Weekend Gallery Talks

Learn about MOCA’s core exhibit, With a Single Step: Stories in the Making of America, in this one hour educator led gallery talk that provides an overview of Chinese in America from the 19th century to present day. Items in the Museum’s collection are used to highlight the major themes of the exhibit.


Public gallery talks begin at 3pm every Saturday in the Museum lobby.

Public Weekend Walking Tours

MOCA’s themed walking tours give visitors an inside look at life in Chinatown, past and present. Educators will stop at 8 to 10 different sites, landmarks, and historic streets and use historical photographs and illustrations to explore the neighborhood's changing history. MOCA offers 2 public walking for groups: Chinatown: A Walk through History and From Coffeehouses to Banquet Halls. Seasonal walking tours are also available.


Public walking tours begin at 1pm every Saturday in the Museum lobby.


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Planning a Group Visit to MOCA

Reservations are required for all guided tour groups.  MOCA offers guided gallery programs and walking tours of Chinatown. Please visit the School Groups page if you are an educator planning a trip to MOCA. Please consult the Events calendar if you are an individual looking to participate in a public walking tour.

Group Visit Programs

Arrange a Tour

To arrange a guided gallery program or walking tour (minimum of 8 people), please click here to book online. A member of our Education team will get back to you promptly!


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Guided Tour Availability

Gallery Programs

Tuesday - Friday, 10:00am to 6:00pm for groups

Saturday - Sunday, 11:00am to 4:30pm for groups

Walking Tours

Tuesday - Friday, 10:00am to 6:00pm for groups

Saturday - Sunday, 11:30am to 4:30pm for groups

Guided Group Tours

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Self-Guided Visits

Self-guided groups of 10 or more must call (855) 955-MOCA or email at least one week in advance for availability and receive a confirmation letter from the Education Department. Self-guided groups may be accommodated Tuesdays through Sundays depending on availability. If the Museum is at capacity, the group will be asked to standby until staff can ensure visitor safety.