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25 Fun Things to Do With Kids on a Rainy Day in Los Angeles! 🌦️

Indoor Activities in Los Angeles for Rainy Days!

Right here in Los Angeles, a little rain unlocks a treasure trove of indoor adventures perfect for families! Museums, indoor playgrounds, and an array of exciting spots are just waiting to turn a drizzly day into a delightful one. We've put together a list of 25 fantastic, rain-proof activities in and around L.A. that promise heaps of fun without a single raindrop in sight. Get ready to explore the best indoor escapades with your kids, where the only thing getting soaked is your sense of adventure!


6201 Hollywood Blvd., Suite 100

Los Angeles, CA 90028

(213) 462-3600

Funko Hollywood is like a Disneyland for Funko Pops. There are lots of places where you can take pictures with Funko popos on Display, and find all different types of Funko Pops. Funko is a leading pop culture lifestyle brand. They provide a connection to pop culture with a product line that includes vinyl figures, action toys, plush, apparel, board games, housewares, NFTs, and accessories. As the world’s largest proprietor of licenses, entertainment enthusiasts display their fandom through the lens of Funko products.

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90049

(310) 440-4500

Visit Noah’s Ark at the Skirball, the permanent, award-winning children's and family destination that's the talk of the town! Play, climb, build, explore, make belief--all while exploring a floor-to-ceiling wooden ark, filled to the rafters with whimsical animals. Advance tickets are highly recommended on weekends and during school holidays. Children under 2 are always free, and you can visit Noah's Ark for free on Thursdays.

CAMP is where kids and grown-ups get to play at summer camp, all year long. You can climb up bunk beds, zoom down slides, explore areas full of toys and ways to play, dance in a disco cabin, go full Jackson Pollock in the splatter art room, and much more! CAMP’s Magic Door is your family’s personal gateway to fun, creativity, and adventure. Your kids would love to find out what is behind the Magic Door. CAMP is constantly changing what’s behind the Magic Door to keep the experience fresh and new for you with fun activities, cool events, and awesome hand-picked products.

17871 Castleton Street City of Industry, CA 91748

Inside the huge, state-of-the-art game room at Boomers, you’ll find incredible games to tickle your imagination! Lead your own starship battle group into a deep-space shootout of cataclysmic proportions. Basketball, snowboarding, big-time sports—whatever you can imagine is a virtual reality in the Game Room. And don’t forget the exciting redemption games. Win tickets and claim instant prizes at the on-site redemption center.

480 N Arroyo Blvd.

Pasadena, CA 91103

(626) 449-9144

There is always so much to do at Kidspace Children's Museum. From the bottle rocket, tennis ball launcher, and pulleys, there are activities to touch, teach and nurture children's love of science. For the little ones (ages 0-3), a space is designed to inspire wonder, stimulate exploration, and prompt interaction between children and their parents. Crawlers and early walkers can enjoy the tactile nature of the Shiny Stream, exploring different surfaces, climbing, and sliding.

6067 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

The seven-story, 300,000-square-foot museum features various exhibits focusing on the history and art of movie making. Permanent Exhibits include Stories of Cinema, Backdrop, the Oscars Experience, and the Path to Cinema. The museum offers ongoing education and family programs such as Family Studio Activities, and Teen Programs, throughout the museum, in exhibition galleries, and in the Shirley Temple Education Studio.

6801 Hollywood Blvd #343

Los Angeles, CA 90028

(323) 603-2400

Dave & Buster's is famous for games! They have tons of ways to play for people of all ages from exclusive new games to classic video games. There is something fun for everyone to play with and tons of prizes to take home. You get to use your Power Card to play games and save winnings. You decide how much money you want to put on it and can recharge at any time in-store at a kiosk or from your phone on their app.

There is also a restaurant on-site with a variety of yummy food to choose from including icy sips, and our favorite Brookie Sundae Tower made with giant chocolate brownies & chocolate chip cookies with Ghirardelli chocolate chips.

8471 Beverly Blvd., No. 203

Los Angeles, Ca 90048

(310) 472-2222

BallnBounce is a kids' playhouse where all sensory needs and fun are met! Made with love, from families with kids to provide a spacious indoor playhouse that allows children to play, learn and explore in spaces designed to foster their creativity, curiosity, and imagination. A larger part of the activities is designed for kids up to 7 years of age.

900 Exposition Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90007

(213) 763-3466

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles is an extensive museum with beautiful dramas of North American and African mammals, and a hands-on, interactive Discovery Center with live animals, shells, rocks, bones, insects, and ​other specimens. Watch for special exhibits like the butterfly pavilion, spider pavilion, Dino lab, and more.

Various Locations

Let go of gravity and grab some air on the sprawling wall-to-wall trampoline courts at Sky Zone with your kids, or rock the rim at the SkySlam. Hoops of different heights accommodate jumpers of all sizes. At the foam zone, you can fly or flip into a pool of huge foam squares with your kids, or you can just watch them fly. The Foam Zone is all about big air and soft landings.

11800 Foothill Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 91342

(818) 686-2823

There is always so much to do at Discovery Cube LA, and with so many different exhibits to visit, there is something to do for everyone. View the earth on a suspended, animated globe from a completely unique vantage point; Climb aboard a helicopter simulator and take to the skies above Los Angeles; Grab a cart, aim your scanner, and zoom through the aisles in an exciting grocery store game, and watch your kids as they learn the importance of making healthy and earth-friendly choices when you shop; Race against others to correctly sort recyclables and other waste to divert trash from our landfills; and much more.

6051 De Soto Ave. ​

Woodland Hills, CA 91367

(818) 595-0000

Off the Wall GameZone is the leader in family entertainment and brings you a 6,000 square feet maze of fun and attractions including an air park, spin zone bumper cars, ropes courses, rock walls, laser tag and more.

506 N Larchmont Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90004

(323) 498-5258

Enjoy the Caffe Luxxe Gourmet coffee, Pastries, or Paninis while your kids Enjoy the Play Area at Snooknuk. With beautiful fairytale-like murals on all the walls, kids can get lost in their imaginations at Snooknuk's play area. Snooknuk also hosts a variety of classes and workshops, including Messy Arts and Crafts, Story-time Adventures, Obstacle Course and Tumble Time, and even ballet classes.

12005 Bluff Creek Dr.

Playa Vista, CA 90094

(424) 384-1801

Wallis Annenberg PetSpace is a family-friendly space to learn about pets and people. If you are interested in getting a pet or you just want to spend some time with one, the Wallis Annenberg PetSpace is a great place to build bonds with a pet.

You can get cuddle time with a cat, a dog, or even a rabbit with no pressure of adapting. You can also read books to animals at the Pet Porch, or take a free tour of the place. The Human Hamster Wheel is also a must-feature to try with your kids!

700 Exposition Park Dr.

Los Angeles, CA 90037

(323) 724-3623

The California Science Center is a dynamic destination where families and children can explore the wonders of science through interactive exhibits, live demonstrations, innovative programs, and awe-inspiring films. The Science Center offers self-guided experiences of permanent and special exhibit galleries, big lab interactive programs, and IMAX movies.

The discovery rooms are filled with cool hands-on experiments, which are perfect for exploring for kids 6 & under. Admission to the Science Center's permanent exhibition galleries is always free. After your exploration, enjoy a meal from one of the dining options located on the Science Center's 1st floor or grab a snack at the IMAX Theater's concession stand.

2800 E Observatory Rd.

Los Angeles, CA 90027

(213) 473-0800

A rainy day is a perfect day to visit the Griffith Observatory. You can look through telescopes, explore exhibits, see live shows, and enjoy spectacular views of Los Angeles and the Hollywood Sign. You can even have a bite at the Café located on the observatory's lower level. Seating is available inside the café on rainy days. Admission to the Observatory building, grounds, and telescopes is always free!

Various Locations

(818) 985-4359

iFLY is where the dream of flight becomes a reality. When you go to iFLY get ready to be blown away – literally. Experience the feeling of free-fall as you and your kids float on a smooth cushion of air. There’s no parachute, no jumping, and nothing attaching you to Earth. It’s just you flying in the air. Super fun, super safe, and super cool!

The entire iFLY experience lasts about 1 hour and 45 minutes and each flight is the equivalent of 1.5 skydives. Participants must be at least 13 years old and weigh less than 260 lbs.

1755 N Highland Ave.

Hollywood, CA 90028


Catch a movie at the historical El Capitan Theater. The theater always adds something extra to any film experience. Expect to see Disney cast members, live singing, and the delighted faces of children as streamers and confetti fall from the ceiling. Movie Tickets start at $20 for kids and $24 for adults.

1345 W. First St.

Los Angeles, CA 90026

(213) 250-9995

The Bob Baker Marionette Theater is a puppet extravaganza set in the nation's oldest ongoing puppet theater. The elaborate shows feature hand-crafted puppets and a range of topics. Check the website for up-to-date shows and times.

4989 Sepulveda Blvd.

Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

(818) 756-9459

Sherman Oaks Castle Park is the San Fernando Valley's premier family entertainment center. Experience a wide selection of exciting games, ranging from the ever-competitive air hockey to thrilling redemption games with big jackpots. Also try your hand at The Vault, a laser maze straight out of a spy movie.

1701 Marine Ave.

Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

(310) 546-7708

There’s so much fun packed inside the 16,000-square-foot AdventurePlex facility that kids might not want to leave! AdventurePlex is packed with mazes and tunnels, rope courses, an indoor gymnasium, and a new toddlers-only play zone.

Luckily, there’s something for everyone, from play and learning for the kids, to classes, healthy food, and free Wi-Fi for the adults—all designed to make healthy habits fun!

400 West Disney Way, Suite 189

Anaheim, CA 92802

(657) 207-4841

This is the ultimate indoor play park for heart-pumping family fun! Kids and kids-at-heart can run, jump, bounce, slide and climb their way to adventure! Adults are encouraged to play right alongside their kids, ensuring an unforgettable family experience. Create lasting memories as you race down the slides, climb through the jungles and explore together!

Various Locations

At Chuck E Cheese, kids can play everything from classic arcade games like Skee-Ball and Whack-a-Mole to the latest video games and more. Your child also gets to hang out with Chuck E., and together, they’ll sing, dance, and have a blast. There are also kiddie rides for the little ones, and high-tech simulator games & Chuck E.’s Laser Challenge for older kids. You can choose how much to spend when you buy your Pass Card.

6067 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

The seven-story, 300,000-square-foot museum features various exhibits focusing on the history and art of movie-making. The museum also offers ongoing education and family programs such as Family Studio Activities, Teen Programs, and School Field Trips throughout the museum, in exhibition galleries, and in the Shirley Temple Education Studio.

100 Aquarium Way

Long Beach, CA 90802

(562) 590-3100

Come nose-to-nose with fearsome-looking sand tiger sharks, zebra sharks, and even a hungry hammerhead! Meet more than 500 species of marine life – and over 12,000 animals with these top Aquarium of the Pacific tickets, and deep-dive into the science of marine biology and oceanic conservation. Your tickets also include entry to the state-of-the-art Pacific Visions building, featuring a 4D cinema experience taken to the next level.

See our list of indoor places, to find a huge list of indoor activities and places to go near you. You can filter the places by location, and age!

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