Ansel Adams Gallery

Located next to the Valley Visitor Center (Valley Shuttle stop #5), in the heart of Yosemite Valley, this gallery features art from the legendary landscape  photographer Ansel Adams, who found inspiration for many of his most famous photos in Yosemite. The gallery has free entry, a gift shop, and many activities, such as free Camera Walks each Mon, Tues, Thurs & Sat through summer, departing at 9am (advance registration required, call (209)372-4413 or email

Since 1992, The Ansel Adams Gallery has been owned by the Adams family, and is now run by Ansel's grandson, Matthew. Formerly a painter’s studio, the Gallery is now a must-visit destination for fans of Adams' work and all photography enthusiasts, from novice to expert.

The gallery showcases original art by Ansel Adams, including several Yosemite Special Edition Photographs. Posters, matted reproductions, jewlery, books, cards, calendars, DVDs and more are available for purchase at the gallery or online at

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Seasons Open

Year round

Hours Open

9am - 6pm summer (with some extended hours); 10am - 5pm in winter. Christmas Eve hours are 9am-3pm, closed Christmas Day.



Eco-Friendly Notes

Leave the car at home (or at your hotel or campsite) and visit the Ansel Adams Gallery by taking the free Valley Shuttle and disembarking at stop #5 (next to the Visitor Center and Yosemite Museum).

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