Museums, Mammoth Skeleton

Museums

The Arboretum of Los Angeles County
301 North Baldwin Avenue
Arcadia, CA 91007-2697
(626) 821-3222
Website: www.arboretum.org




Open Daily 9am-5pm
Adults $8, Students
Seniors $6,
Children 5-12 $3,
Children under 5 free, Members free

Free admission on the 3rd Tues of each month


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Autry National Center
4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462
(323) 667-2000
Website: www.theautry.org




Open Tue-Fri 10am-4pm; Weekends 11am-5pm
Autry Members: free
Adults: $9.00
Students with current ID and Seniors (60+): $5.00
Children (3-12): $3.00
Children under 3: free

Free admission on 2nd Tuesday of each month

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California African American Museum
600 State Dr.
Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA 90037
(213) 744-7432
Website: www.caamuseum.org




Open Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Museum Galleries Tues-Sat 10am-5pm

Free admission daily; parking is $8.


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Claremont Museum of Art
536 West 1st Street
Claremont, CA 91711
(909) 621-3200
Website: www.claremontmuseum.org




Open Wed-Sun 11am-5pm

Free admission on 1st Fri of the month 5pm-8:30pm



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Craft and Folk Art Museum
5814 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036-4501
(323) 937-4230
Website: www.cafam.org




Open Tue-Wed, Fri 11am-5pm; Thu 11am-7pm; Weekends 12pm-6pm
Members: FREE
General: $7
Students and Seniors: $5
Children under 10: FREE
1st Wednesday of every month FREE

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Fowler Museum at UCLA
North campus, UCLA
Enter Campus at Westwood Blvd and Sunset Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1549
(310) 825-4361
www.fowler.ucla.edu



Open Wed, Fri-Sun 12pm-5pm; Thu 12pm-8pm

Free admission daily



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Getty Center
1200 Getty Center Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 440-7300
www.getty.edu




Open Tue-Fri, Sun 10am-5:30pm; Sat 10am-9pm

Free admission daily; parking $15



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Getty Villa in Malibu
17985 Pacific Coast Highway
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
(310) 440-7300
www.getty.edu
Open Mon, Thu-Sun 10am-5pm

Free admission daily; parking $15



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George C. Page Museum at the La Brea Tarpits
5801 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90036
(323) 857-6332
www.tarpits.org





Open Daily9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Adults: $7.00
Seniors 62 and older and Students with I.D $4.50
Youths 13-17 years old: $4.50
Children 5-12 years old: $2.00
Members and Children under 5: Free

Free admission on the 1st Tuesday of each month



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Griffith Park Observatory
2800 East Observatory Road
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(213)473-0800
www.griffithobs.org




Open Tuesday-Friday 12:00 noon to 10:00 p.m.
Open Saturday-Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Closed on Mondays

Free admission daily



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Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024-4343
(310) 443-7000
www.hammer.ucla.edu




Open Tue-Wed, Fri-Sat 11am-7pm; Thu 11am-9pm; Sun 11am-5pm
$7 Adults
$5 Seniors (65+)

Free admission every Thursday



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Huntington Library and Gardens
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA 91108-1218
(626) 405-2100
www.huntington.org




Open Mon,Wed-Sun 12pm-4:30pm

Weekdays
Weekends, Monday holidays
Adults $15 $20
Seniors (age 65+) $12 $15
Students (age 12-18,
or with full-time student I.D.) $10 $10
Youth (age 5-11) $6 $6
Children (under 5) free free
Groups (15 or more) $11 (per person) $14 (per person)
Members
free free

Free admission on the 1st Thursday of each month w/ prior reservation through their website.


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Japanese American National Museum
369 East First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012-3911
(213) 625-0414
www.janm.org




Open Tue-Wed, Fri-Sun 11am-5pm; Thu 12pm-8pm
Adults $9.00
Seniors $5.00
Students and Youth $5.00
Children and museum Members, Free

Free admission every Thursday from 5-8pm and every 3rd Thursday of the month.
Free family days on several Saturdays throughout the year.



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La Habra Children’s Museum.
301 S. Euclid St La Habra, CA 90631-5412
(562) 905-9793
www.lhcm.org





Open Tue-Fri 10am-4pm; Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 1pm-5pm
$7.00 per person.
$6.00 La Habra residents
Children under 2 are free

Free admission on 1st Saturday of each month.



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LACMA
5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, California –
(323) 857-6000
www.lacma.org





Mon, Tues, Thurs 12–8 pm
Wednesday Closed
Friday 12–9 pm
Sat, Sun 11–8 pm
Adults $15
Seniors $10
Students $10
Children Free

Free admission on 2nd Tuesday of each month, free after 5pm daily and on several holiday Mondays. LACMA has free membership for children.



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Long Beach Museum of Art.
2300 East Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90803-2442
(562) 439-2119
www.lbma.org

Open Tue-Sun 11am-5pm
Adults $7
Students/Seniors $6

Free for children
Free admission each Friday



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Los Angeles Fire Department Museum
1355 N. Cahuenga Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028
(323) 464 – 2727
www.lafdmuseum.org
Sat 10 - 4pm

Free admission the only day its open: Saturday



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MOCA
8687 Melrose Avenue,
Los Angeles 90012
(213) 626-6222
www.moca.org

Mon 11-5pm
Tues, Wed closed
Thurs 11-8pm
Fri 11-5pm
Sat, Sun 11-6pm

General $10
Student $5
Children under 12 free

Jurors free
Free admission at all 3 locations on each Thursday from 5-8pm



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Norton Simon Museum
411 West Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 449-6840
www.nortonsimon.org

Open Mon, Wed-Thu, Sat-Sun 12pm-6pm; Fri 12pm-9pm
Adults $8.00
Seniors (ages 62 and above) $4.00
Patrons aged 18 and under Free
Students with valid I.D. Free
Museum Members Free
Acoustiguide Audio Tour $3.00 per unit/Free for Members

Free admission on the 1st Friday of each month from 6-9pm


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Pacific Asia Museum
46 N. Los Robles Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101-2071
(626) 449-2742
www.pacificasiamuseum.org

Open Wed-Sun 10am-6pm
$9 for General Admission
$7 for Students and Seniors

Free for Children Ages 11 and Under
Free for Members
Free admission on the 4th Friday of each month



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The Paley Center for Media
465 North Beverly Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210-4601
(310) 786-1060
www.paleycenter.org

Open Tue-Sun 12pm-5pm

Free admission daily


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Pasadena Museum of California Art
490 East Union Street
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 568-3665
www.pmcaonline.org

Open Wed-Sun 12pm-5pm
$7 for Adults
$5 for Seniors and Students

Free to Members
Free the 1st Friday of the month



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Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology
1175 West Baseline Road
Claremont, CA 91711-2146
(909) 624-2798
www.alfmuseum.org

Mon- Fri 8-4pm
(Closed for lunch from 12-1pm)
Sat 1-4pm (September thru May)
(Closed Saturdays June through August)
$3.00 Per Person

4 & Under Free
Wednesday Free Admission



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Muckenthaler Cultural Center in Fullerton
1201 Malvern Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92833-2429
(714) 738-6595
www.themuck.org

Wed– Sun 12:00 to 4:00 pm

Free admission daily



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Museum of Latin American Art
628 Alamitos Avenue Long Beach, CA 90802-1513
(562) 437-1689
www.molaa.org

Wed, Fri-Sun 11am-5pm; Thu 11am-9pm
General Admission $ 9
Seniors $ 6
Students $ 6

MOLAA Members
FREE
Children under 12 years FREE
Free admission each Friday


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The Nethercutt Museum
15151 Bledsoe Street
Sylmar, CA 91342-2711
(818) 364-6464
www.nethercuttcollection.org


Tues –Sat 9-4:30pm

Free admission daily


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California Science Center
The California Science Center helps to stimulate curiosity and inspire science learning in everyone by creating fun, memorable experiences. You will find informative exhibits, exciting leaning opportunities from Air and Space to Ecology and even join in on science adventure with IMAX. The California Science Center helps you to understand that science is an indispensable tool for understanding the world!


700 Exposition Park Dr. Los Angeles Ca 90037
(323)724-3623
Admission: Free for Permanent Galleries/ $8 parking fee
website: www.californiasciencecenter.org

  • The Summer Camp Program within the California Science Center
    Grades: Preschool-8th grade
    Registration: Starts March 2, 2009

  • Preschool Programs
    Science Matter (price: $135 members/ $155 nonmembers)
    Planet Patrol

  • Kindergarten Programs
    What’s That Sound? (Price: $125 members/ $145 nonmembers)
    Sticky Icky
    A Bugs Life

  • 1st and 2nd grade programs
    Oceans of Fun ($125 members/ $145 nonmembers)
    3, 2, 1, Blastoff!
    Build it, Race it Fly it

  • 3rd and 4th grade programs
    Mission to Deep Space (price: $145 members/ $165 nonmembers)
    Fantastic Physics (price: $125 members/ $145 nonmembers)

  • 5th and 6th grade programs
    Chemical Connection (price: $125 members/ $145 nonmembers)
    Matter in Motion (price: $145 members/ $165 nonmembers)

  • 7th and 8th grade programs
    aMAZEing robots (price: $270 members/ $310 nonmembers)
    Skate Science

  • Parent Programs within the California Science Center
    Time: 9am-12pm
    Price: $25 per session
    Science Experiments for young Learners (07/22/09)
    Science in Seconds (07/29/09)

  • Upcoming Events:

  • The 58th Annual California State Science Fair May 18-19, 2009
    Nano Days: March 28-29, 2009; April 4-5, 2009
    Eyewitness Testimony: Perception and Memory on Trial: April 18, 2009
    Cool Globes: Hot Ideas for a cooler planet : April 22, 2009- Mid August

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El Monte Historical Museum
3150 Tyler Ave. El Monte Ca 91731
(626) 580-2232
Cost: no cost
Open on: Tues-Fri: 10am-4pm
Sun: 1-3
Website: www.ci.el-monte.ca.us/

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Hollywood Entertainment Museum
The Hollywood Entertainment Museum is an exciting mix of culture and education. Through The Education Center for the Entertainment Arts, the main goal is to utilize entertainment media as a force to drive, inspire, engage and teach youth. Visitors can attend LA film tours, learn about what it takes to create a film and even meet students studying film!



3200 Wilshire Blvd, suite 1680 South Tower, Los Angeles Ca 90010
(323) 456-7900
Admission: $12 adults/ $5 students w ID/
Children 5 and under are free
website:http://www.hollywoodmuseum.com/


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Long Beach Aquarium
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach Ca 90802
(562)590-3100
Hours: everyday of the year 9am-6pm
Website: www.aquariumofpacific.org
Aquarium Admission:
Adult $23.95/ Child (3-11) $11.95/senior (62+) $20.95


Aquarium Admission + Behind the Scenes Tour
Adult $34.95/ Child (7-11) $23.95/ Senior (62+) $32.95

Aquarium Admission + Whale Watch
Adult $42.95/ Child (7-11) $28.95/ Senior (62+) 39.95

Aquarium Admission + Harbor Tour
Adult $33.95/Child (7-11) 15.95/ Senior (62+) $28.95


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Monterey Park Historical Museum
781 S. Orange St. Monterey Park Ca 91754
(626)307-1267
Cost: no cost
Website: http://www.ci.monterey-park.ca.us/

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Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
The Natural History Museum contains one of the world’s most extensive and valuable collections of natural and cultural history. As the largest natural and historical museum in the Western United States, the museum holds more than 35 million spectacular, diverse specimens and artifacts to cover 4.5 billion years of history!



900 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles Ca 90007
(213)763-3466
Hours: everyday 9am-5pm
Cost: Adult $9; Seniors/Student $6.50;
Children ages 5-12 $2; children under 5 Free
web:http://www.nhm.org/

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Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits
The La Brea Tar Pits is one if the most famous fossil sites because it is home to almost 3 million fossils from the last ice age! It was here that huge mammoths, fierce saber-toothed cats, and giant ground sloths became trapped and entombed in the asphalt that has been seeping out of the ground for the past 40,000 years. Visitors can uncover and measure different types of specimens.



5801 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles Ca 90036
Admission: $7 adults/ $4.5 youths 13-17/
$2 children 5-12/ free for children under 5 yrs.
(323) 934-7243
Upcoming Event:
Junior Scientist: Tar Pit Science
Ages: 6-9
April 25, 2009
Time: 10am-12pm
Cost: Free with paid museum admission
Website: www.tarpits.org

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Pico Rivera Historical Museum
9122 Washington Blvd. Pico Rivera Ca 90660
(562)949-7100
Hours: Tues and Thurs: 11am-3pm
Cost: no cost
Website: http://ci.pico-rivera.ca.us/




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South Gate Civic Center Museum
8680 California Ave. South Gate Ca 90280
(323)357-5838
Hours: Wed: 10 am-4pm
Cost: no cost
Website: http://www.sogate.org/

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Skirball Cultural Center
The Skirball Cultural Center is home to the changing exhibitions, engaging music, theater, comedy, film, family, and literary programs, Zeidler's Café, and Audrey's Museum store, and a new interactive family destination inspired by the Noah's Ark story. Visitors will see multimedia installations, rare artifacts, photographs, interactive computer stations, and sound recordings that lead visitors on the Jewish people's journey, culminating with their history in the United States.


2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd Los Angeles Ca 90049
(310)440-4500
Website: www.skirball.org
Admission: $10 general/ $7 seniors, students/ $5 children 2-12
website:www.skirball.org

Family Activities:

  • Dig IT! (Archaeology Adventures)
    Time: Saturday 10 am-4pm/ Sunday 12-4pm anytime
    Cost: Included with admission
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Southwest Museum
234 Museum Dr. Los Angeles Ca 90065
(323)221-2164
Website: www.autrynationalcenter.org






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West Basin Municipal Water District
17140 S. Avalon Blvd. Suite 210 Carson Ca 90746
(310)217-2411





  • Education Programs:
    Water Explorations School tour program
    Grades: 3rd-12th

  • Splash Science Traveling Tidepool Program
    Grades: 4th and 5th

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ZOO

Los Angeles Zoo
5333 Zoo Dr. Los Angeles Ca 90027
(323) 644-4200
Website: www.lazoo.org
Admission: $12 adults/ $7 children 2-12/ Free children under 2
Parking: Free


  • Summer Zoo Camp
    Ages: 4-12
    July 6-Aug 9, 2009
    Mon-Fri: 9am-3pm
    Cost: Full week $240 member/$300 nonmember
    Registration begins Monday, April 6th

  • The Zoo Overnights
    Zoopendous Nights
    Ages: 7+
    May 2-3, 2009
    Time: 6pm-9am
    Cost: $45adults/ $45 for children 7-12




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