For more information, see the Caltech campus COVID-19 policy.
The Archives Reading Room is open by appointment only, 24 hours in advance.
|Monday to Wednesday and Friday||9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm|
|Thursday||10:30 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm|
We are closed on weekends and major holidays.
400 South Wilson Avenue
Caltech’s main website has more detailed information concerning maps and directions.
Self-serve paid visitor parking is available in the South Wilson Avenue parking structures, south of East Del Mar Boulevard:
Parking Structure 1: 341 S. Wilson Ave.
Parking Structure 2: 405 S. Wilson Ave.
The pay station for both structures is located in Parking Structure 1 only.
Some restricted parking is available on adjacent streets.
We are 1.2 miles from the Metro L Line train, or “Gold Line,” which connects Pasadena to Los Angeles Union Station and several other stations in Los Angeles and the San Gabriel Valley. The closest stations for walking are Del Mar to our west and Lake to our north. Caltech is connected to the L Line and other points in Southern California by several bus lines, including the Metro 177 and 267 buses and the Pasadena 10 bus.
Caltech’s main website has detailed instructions concerning wired, wireless and remote access.
The Caltech campus has four main dining locations, each with its own menu.
Local accommodations close to campus:
Additional information regarding accommodations, dining, etc. may be obtained at Visit Pasadena.