Timed Entry Reservation Information

The Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation is now offering Timed Entry Tickets.

Timed Entry will be every 1/2 hour with a maximum of 10 people per entry.  

Timed Entry tickets will start at 10:00am and the last timed entry will be at 2:30pm.  Please arrive within thirty minutes of your designated time, for an onsite stay of up to two hours. Latecomers will be admitted only as space becomes available. 

New timed entry reservation dates will be released a week in advance.


At this time we can no longer allow walk ups. You will need a reservation to be able to enter.

Timed Entry Reservations are non-refundable. However, we can switch you to another date and time if you are not able to come.


$12.00 - Adults, Seniors, Military

Free - 18 and under

Free - Members

Please email info@malooffoundation.org for questions.

  • SELF-GUIDED TOURS: Paid admission during Summer 2020 covers entry to the Maloof compound and gardens, including a new, self-guided tour around the outside of the Maloof Historic Home and Workshop. (Sorry, but tours inside the Historic Home and Workshop are not allowed at this time.) Keep the printed tour page as a souvenir or dispose of it on your way out!

  • DISCOVERY GARDEN: The drought-tolerant, water-wise Maloof Discovery Garden presents 375 species of trees, shrubs and grasses, including plants used by Native Americans in traditional food, medicine and basketry. Discover works by more than a dozen California artists and sculptors whose works are currently on display in the Discovery Garden.

  • GIFTS: The Maloof Store features books, jewelry, toys, garden accessories and gifts, including original art and selections from the Sam Maloof Woodworker accessory collection. Up to two shoppers will be allowed into the store at a given time, and some merchandise may be ordered online for home delivery. The store accepts payment only via credit and debit cards. No check or cash transactions, please.

  • GALLERY: The Jacobs Education Center gallery will re-open soon, showing two photographic exhibitions and a rotating selection of original hand-crafted furniture works by Sam Maloof.

Please do not visit if you have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19 or COVID symptoms or if you have experienced any of the following symptoms in the last 10 days:

  • Fever

  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

  • Chills

Not due to a chronic condition:

  • Sore throat

  • Headache

  • Recent loss of sense of taste or smell

  • Muscle aches

  • Cough


"I enjoy coming to the Maloof house - and often bring friends and family there. The place is wonderful, the house and grounds - the gift store - everything is a true delight. The staff is always very nice. Thanks for being there to all."  - Melissa 


"Excellent presentation superior cultural-historical-artistic resource.." - Jane


“This is a very special place, dedicated to one of the great woodworkers of our time. ... It is visually stunning and at the same time presents a flow and feel of relaxation. I think you must see it some time. Put it on your bucket list! Special place to visit.”  -H. G. Smith


"What a genius Mr. Maloof was. I feel honored to have experienced this tour." - Liz

The Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts is a member of the Historic Artists' Homes and Studios program (HAHS) of the National Trust for Preservation.  HAHS is a coalition of 30 museums that were homes and working studios of American artists. Come, witness creativity!

Maloof Service Animal Policy

The Maloof welcomes all visitors, including those assisted by a service animal. Visitors with a registered service animal are permitted in all publicly accessible areas.


In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), The Maloof recognizes only dogs as Service Animals. These animals are specifically trained to do work or perform tasks for a person with a disability. Guests who use service animals must retain control of their animal at all times, and are required to keep them on a leash or harness while visiting.


Emotional support animals are not recognized as service animals under the ADA; we apologize for the inconvenience, however, The Maloof is unable to accommodate them. 






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The Maloof is a Smoke Free Facility.

Smoking is not allowed anywhere

on the property or in the parking lots.







How does the state define an e-cigarette?

Tobacco product means “a product containing, made, or derived from tobacco or nicotine that is intended for human consumption [including] an electronic device that delivers nicotine or other vaporized liquids to the person inhaling from the device, including, but not limited to, an electronic cigarette, cigar, pipe, or hookah…”
Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 22950.5(d)(1) (2019)Cal. Health & Safety Code § 104495(8)(A) (2019)


Public Days & Hours:

Saturdays 10AM - 4PM

Gates open at 9:45AM


For Home Tours: 

Please click HERE for Home Tour information and times



General Information:

Phone 909.980.0412
Email: info@malooffoundation.org

Address: 5131 Carnelian St.

Alta Loma, CA 91701

(use Rancho Cucamonga for GPS)


Foundation Office Hours: Mon - Fri: 9 AM - 5 PM

The Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation Offices will be closed on the following holidays :

New Year's Day

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Presidents' Day

Memorial Day

July 4th

Labor Day

Veterans Day


Christmas Eve


New Year's Eve

The Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts acknowledge the Tongva peoples as the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar (the Tongva world, including the Los Angeles Basin, South Channel Islands, San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys, and portions of Orange, San Bernardino, and Riverside Counties) and are grateful to have the opportunity to work for the Taraaxatom (Indigenous peoples) in this place. As institutions located on unceded Indigenous land, we pay our respects to Honuukvetam (ancestors), 'Ahiihirom (elders), and ̓Evoohiinkem (our relatives/relations) past, present, and emerging.

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