Free Museum Days For LA Kids For December 2018!

This list will definitely come handy during the winter break if they kids are staying home with you. Take advantage of free Museum days, and teach your kids about fascinating exhibits offered for free. Among the Museums that offer free days this month are Skirball Cultural Center, La Tar Pits, Kidspace Children's Museum, Natural History Museum, and many more.

Skirball Cultural Center

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90049

Skirball Cultural Center is free on December 6, 13, 20 & 27 from 12 noon till 5 pm. Admission to Ruby Gallery exhibitions, located outside Zeidler's Café, is free to all every day.

California Science Center

700 Exposition Park Dr.

Los Angeles, CA 90037

Admission to the Science Center's permanent exhibition galleries is free every day for all.

Natural History Museum

Los Angeles, CA 90007

Natural History Museum is free to public on December 4th from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm.

The Broad

221 S. Grand Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Admission is free to all every day. Visit ticketing portal to book your free advance general admission tickets.

Autry Museum of the American West

4700 Western Heritage Way.

Los Angeles, CA 90027

Admission is free on December 11th all day. Children under 3 are always free.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

5905 Wilshire Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90036

The Boone Children's Gallery at LACMA is free and open to the public from 11 am until 5 pm on December 3, 4, 6, 7, 10, 11, 13, 14, 17, 18, 20, 21, 24, 26, 27, 28, 31. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.


Page Museum at La Tar Pits

5801 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

Receive free Museum admission on December 4th. We recommend reserving free tickets in advance to guarantee Museum entry and to skip the line, as the museum experiences high attendance on the free days.

The Getty Center

1200 N Sepulveda Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90049

Admission to the Getty Center is always free to all.

Travel Town Museum

5200 Zoo Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90027

Admission to Travel Town Museum is always Free; Train rides are $2.75 per person.

Griffith Observatory

2800 East Observatory Rd.

Los Angeles, CA 90027

Admission to the building and grounds is always free at Griffith Observatory.

Los Angeles Fire Department Museum

1355 N. Cahuenga Blvd.

Hollywood, CA 90028

Admission to Los Angeles Fire Department Museum is always free to all.

Descanso Gardens

1418 Descanso Dr.

La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011

Admission to Descanso Gardens is free on December 18th. Free admission is applied at checkout when reserving tickets online.

The Japanese American National Museum

100 North Central Avenue

Los Angeles, California 90012

Free general admission on December 6, 13, & 27 after 5:00 pm.

Long Beach Museum of Art

2300 E Ocean Blvd.

Long Beach, CA 90803

Free admission after 3 p.m. on December 6th. Children under 12 are always free.

Kidspace Children Museum

480 N Arroyo Blvd.

Pasadena, CA 91103

Free admission on December 4th from 4 pm to 8 pm. Free admission includes both the museum’s permanent and temporary exhibits.

South Coast Botanic Garden

26300 Crenshaw Boulevard Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274

Free admission on December 18th from 9 am to 5 pm. Open to all ages.

Please check the status of the free days before you go. Also check the parking cost on the museums' websites. The free admission days may not include ticketed exhibits. For a list of all the kid-friendly museums and to get more information about each Museum, visit our Ultimate Guide of Kid-Friendly Museums.

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