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Olvera Street

Have a fiesta on Olvera Street! Take Metrolink to the oldest part of Los Angeles for churros, margaritas and Mexican culture and history.

General Overview

Photo Credit: (2) Neil Williams

Do you like churros? Margaritas? Then head over to Olvera Street with Metrolink! Learn about Mexican-American culture at the Mexican Cultural Institute, and check out the oldest residency in Los Angeles, the Avila Adobe. With Metrolink, you’ll be prepared to have a fiesta on Olvera Street!


The Mexican Cultural Institute
125 Paseo de la Plaza #100
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 417-8384

The Mexican Cultural Institute, Los Angeles’ leading Mexican cultural institution, welcomes all cultures to discover the talent and richness of Mexican and Latino American art.

Old Plaza Church
535 N Main St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 629-3101

The Old Plaza Church is a California Historical Landmark and Los Angeles Historical-Cultural Monument.

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes
501 N Main St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 542-6200

The mission of LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes is to celebrate and cultivate an appreciation for the enduring and evolving influence of Mexican and Mexican-American culture, with a specific focus upon the unique Mexican-American experience in Los Angeles.

Avila Adobe
10 Olvera St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 485-6855

The Avila Adobe, was built in 1818 by Francisco Avila, and has the distinction of being the oldest standing residence in Los Angeles, California.


How to Purchase Tickets

Metrolink train tickets can be purchased via the Metrolink App. Tickets purchased will allow for a free transfer to Metro Rail by scanning the mobile ticket at the gates. 

Use Metrolink's $10 Weekend Day Pass on either Saturday or Sunday for unlimited rides systemwide!




Directions & Schedules

  • Take Metrolink to L.A. Union Station
  • From L.A. Union Station, walk west towards Alameda St. which is located at the main entrance in front of the station
  • Olvera Street is directly across from L.A. Union Station at 125 Paseo De La Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012




Olvera Street
125 Paseo De La Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Price of Entry

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