Parking and Directions

View of the front of the museum from across the street.

Manetti Shrem Museum Directions & Parking

The Manetti Shrem Museum is located at 254 Old Davis Road, Davis, CA 95616. Parking is available for purchase in Visitor Parking Lot 1 and the Gateway Parking Structure. Directions and details on parking options and costs are below.

From I-80 East (from Bay Area), take the UC Davis exit (Exit 71). Turn left onto Old Davis Road and continue north for approximately 0.8 miles. The museum will be on your right.

From I-80 West (from Sacramento), take the UC Davis exit (Exit 71). Turn right onto Old Davis Road and continue north for approximately 0.7 miles. The museum will be on your right.

From 113 South (from Woodland), take the I-80 East exit (Exit 26B) toward Sacramento and keep right to take the ramp toward UC Davis. Turn left on Old Davis Road and continue north for approximately 0.8 miles. The museum will be on your right.

Public Transit

The Amtrak station is located 1 mile from the museum. To see if the campus bus lines can help get you where you need to go, visit the Unitrans website for full details on routes and schedules.

Parking Options and Costs

During the academic year, campus parking regulations are enforced from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday and during special events. All lots are monitored by campus parking enforcement, so please be sure to follow posted signage; do not park in spaces restricted to specific vehicles/permits. We want to make your visit as convenient as possible and offer the parking options below:

  1. Purchase your daily visitor permit using the ParkMobile app, which you can download before your visit or by scanning the QR code from ParkMobile signs in Visitor Parking Lot 1 and the Gateway Parking Structure (located across from the Mondavi Center). Rates are $1.50 for 1 hour, $4.50 for 3 hours, and $10 daily.
  2. For non-smartphone users, parking is available by calling ParkMobile’s toll-free number:  877-727-5718.
  3. Or purchase your daily visitor permit for C Zone lots from the gray permit dispensers located at the entrances of the museum’s Visitor Parking Lot 1 and at the Gateway Garage parking structure. The dispensers accept Visa and Mastercard only; they do not accept cash.
  4. For more information, visit the UC Davis Campus Parking Guide webpage.
Graphic showing parking for cars and bikes around the museum.

 

If your vehicle displays a disabled person’s placard/plate, you may park in any disabled space without purchasing a parking permit. Areas that are restricted to specific vehicles or permits (e.g. gated central campus, exempt vehicles, one hour A spaces, event reserved spaces, etc.) may require pre-authorization and purchase of an appropriate permit.

Bicycle

Ample bicycle racks are located on the west side of the museum as well as around Vanderhoef Quad on the north side of Old Davis Road.

Visit the UC Davis Transportation and Parking Services site for additional visitor information.