Things To Do With LA Kids During LAUSD Teachers' Strike!


The LAUSD Teachers Strike continues for its second week, and so many LA families are keeping their kids at home to support the teachers. Here is a list of things to do in Los Angeles with kids during the LAUSD Teachers' Strike to help you educate your kids while they are having fun too!


Wallis Annenberg PetSpace

12005 Bluff Creek Dr

Playa Vista, CA 90094

Wallis Annenberg PetSpace is expanding its daily programming offerings during the teachers' strike. Join Wallis Annenberg PetSpace Wednesday through Sunday from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Annenberg PetSpace is a unique community space focused on strengthening the human-animal bond through educational programming, pet adoption and a leadership institute.

California Science Center

Volcanoes 3D: the Fires of Creation

700 Exposition Park Dr

Los Angeles, CA 90037

Volcanoes 3D: The Fires of Creation is a tale of science, culture, and thrilling adventure! The story of volcanoes is the story of the planet’s creation. You'll be on the edge of your seat as you discover molten worlds and exploding craters in this adrenaline-filled, immersive experience on the 7-story IMAX screen! Every day from 10:00 am through 5:00 pm.

Natural History Museum Los Angeles

900 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90007

NHMLA has many inspiring education programs, groundbreaking scientific research, and the exhibition. Students and one patron can visit the NHMLA for free during LAUSD Teachers' Strike with valid student ID.

La Brea Tar Pits

5801 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036

Get the inside story of the Fossil Lab, Lake Pit, Observation Pit, and Project 23 at La Brea Tar Pit. La Brea Tar Pit also offers free admission and one patron for LA students with valid ID during the strike.

Gray Whale “Twalk” - Crystal Cove State Park

Crystal Cove State Park Moro Campground

8471 N Coast Hwy

Laguna Beach, CA 92651

The gray whales are migrating and Crystal Cove State Park is a great spot to look for them. Join for a Gray Whale “Twalk” and learn some fun facts about the California State Marine Mammal. Meet at Pelican Point lot #4 (PCH coastward at Newport Coast, left at kiosk to the last lot) $15 day-use fee. 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. daily.

Peterson Museum

6060 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

Explore the history of the automobile and its global impact on life and culture. At Petersen Automotive Museum you get to drive into the world of the automobile in lots of different ways. There are interactive exhibits, art projects, automotive awareness workshops and more.

Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens

5333 Zoo Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90027

Visit the L.A. Zoo to see and learn about wildlife conservation. LA Zoo is offering free admission to LA Students during the strike with a valid student ID. Adults accompanying the kids are $5 each.

The Original Farmers Market

6333 W.3rd St.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

Spend a day at the Original Farmers Market, and learn about its' fascinating history, and enjoy delicious food while you shop and explore the market.

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