Directions

The Museum is located at the NE corner of Blackhawk Plaza, behind the Anthropologie building. The Museum main entrance is from the circular Cultural Plaza with elephant statue at the top of the stairs either side of the main fountains. Ramp access is available on the left side of fountains and additional close-in wheelchair access parking at side parking lot of museum building. Call if further assistance required. Closest parking is by Montessori or Francesca’s businesses in main lot.

In addition, the Museum is located at the end of one of the most beautiful shopping centers in the East Bay, the Blackhawk Plaza, an assortment of boutiques, restaurants, galleries and many other shops. With a stream running through it’s manicured landscaping, from the fountain atop the Museum’s plaza to the outdoor terrace of the Blackhawk Grille, the Plaza provides a unique shopping experience. For more information on the plaza visit The Shops at Blackhawk.

Blackhawk Plaza is located at the intersection of Crow Canyon Road & Blackhawk Road with Sycamore Valley Road & Camino Tassajara.  { 38° 48′ 5.431″ N — 121° 55′ 2.122″ W }

FROM THE NORTH

Take I-680 South
Take Sycamore Valley Rd East exit (Exit 38)
Follow Sycamore Valley Road East (1.4 miles)
Continue straight Sycamore Valley Road becomes Camino Tassajara (3.1 miles)
Turn Left on Blackhawk Plaza Circle (Tassajara Ranch drive – at traffic lights)
If you reach Conejo Dr you’ve gone past turn

 

FROM THE EAST (Livermore/Stockton)

Take I-580 West to I-680 North
Take Crow Canyon Rd exit (Exit 36)
Turn right onto Crow Canyon Rd
Turn right onto Camino Tassajara
Turn left onto Blackhawk Plaza Circle (also Tassajara Ranch Rd)
—or—
Take I-580 West
Take Fallon Road/El Charro Drive (Exit 48)
Turn right on Fallon Road
Continue straight Fallon Rd becomes Tassajara Rd/ Camino Tassajara (10.2 miles)
Turn Right on Blackhawk Plaza Circle
If you reach Blackhawk Rd you’ve past turn

FROM THE SOUTH

Take I-680 North
Take Crow Canyon Road exit (Exit 36)
Turn right onto Crow Canyon Road (3.9 miles)
Turn right onto Camino Tassajara
Turn left onto Blackhawk Plaza Circle

 

FROM THE WEST (San Francisco/Hayward)

Take I-580 East to I-680 North (Exit 44B)
Take Crow Canyon Rd exit (Exit 36)
Turn right onto Crow Canyon Rd
Turn right onto Camino Tassajara
Turn left onto Blackhawk Plaza Circle
—or—
Take CA-24 East
Take I-680 South exit (Exit 15A)
Take Sycamore Valley Rd East (Exit 38)
Follow Sycamore Valley Rd East
Straight onto Camino Tassajara
Turn Left on Blackhawk Plaza Circle.

Accessability

The Blackhawk Museum is wheelchair accessible in all galleries and exhibits. Disabled parking is available in the lower parking lot in front of the Blackhawk Montessori and Boghossian Vision buildings. It is recommended to park in the upper lot as it is closer to the museum entrance. To access the upper lot follow the access road to the right of the lower parking lot. Please note the upper lot is for museum employees and disabled persons only.