40 Southern California Museums Offer Free Admission on Feb 2nd & 3rd

In an effort to make museums available to the broadest possible audience, 40 museums in Southern California are offering free admission on February 2 & 3, 2019. Among the museums that offer a free day are Kidspace Children’s Museum, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Skirball Cultural Center, La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and many many more.

Here is the complete list of museums that offer free museums:

February 2 & 3, 2019

California Science Center (general admission only)

Craft and Folk Art Museum

Forest Lawn Museum

Fowler Museum at UCLA

Armory Center for the Arts

Automobile Driving Museum

The Broad (Reserve at www.thebroad.org)

California African American Museum

Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art

La Plaza de Cultura y Artes

Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

The Museum of Contemporary Art

Orange County Museum of Art

The Getty Center

The Getty Villa

Hammer Museum

Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Laguna Art Museum

Pomona College Museum of Art

Sunnylands Center & Gardens

USC Pacific Asia Museum


February 2, 2019

Kidspace Museum

La Brea Tar Pits and Museum (free tickets are available at tarpits.org/freeforall.)

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

Autry Museum of the American West

Columbia Memorial Space Center

Descanso Gardens (Reserve tickets at Descansogardens.org/tickets)

Japanese American National Museum (Reserve tickets at janm.org/freeforall)

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and Sea Center

Santa Barbara Museum of Art

USC Fisher Museum of Art

Wende Museum of the Cold War

February 3, 2019

Zimmer Children’s Museum by Sharewell

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Skirball Cultural Center (Noah’s Ark timed-entry, one-hour tickets are limited and distributed first-come, first-served)

Bowers Museum

Muckenthaler Cultural Center

Museum of Latin American Art

Museum of Tolerance

Palm Springs Art Museum

The University Art Museum at California State University, Long Beach

Valley Relics Museum

Please note that some of the exhibits are not offered for free. You may also need to pay for parking at participating museums. You need to reserve tickets for some of the museums online. Please check the museum websites before you go for details.

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