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14 Free and Cheap Things To Do With Kids in Los Angeles Over Spring Break!

Spring Break is around the corner and if you are staying in town and need to entertain your kids on a tight budget, we've got a great list of free and cheap things to do with your kids over the spring break.

1. Go to Museums

Many Museums offer free admission days every month on different days of the week, so if you check the free museum days for your favorite museums, you'll be able to get free admission to at least 2 or 3 museums during spring vacation.

2. Go to the Movies

See old time favorite family movies at Beverly Cinemas for only $12 per person.

3. Visit a Public Library

Public libraries often offer free workshops, movies, shows and more. Click here to find a library near you.

4. Visit California Science Center

The California Science Center is a dynamic destination where families, adults and children can explore the wonders of science through interactive exhibits, live demonstrations, innovative programs and awe-inspiring films. The admission to the California Science Center is always free.

5. Visit Noah's Ark

Visit Noah’s Ark at the Skirball for Free on Thursdays. Free Thursdays are first-come, first-served only, subject to availability Free Tickets are available at the admissions desk starting at 11:45 a.m.

6. Go to a Farmer's Market

Farmer's Markets are great places for social time, and opportunities to teach kids about healthy eating. Find a Farmer's Market near you here. We also highly suggest visiting The Original Farmer's Market during the spring break.

7. Explore the Greystone Mansion

Explore this beautiful old mansion with distinctive English gardens located in Beverly Hills on a 16-acre land. Greystone mansion is free and open to public every day.

8. Visit Funko Hollywood

Funko Hollywood is like a Disneyland for Funko Pops. There are lots of places where you can take pictures with Funko pops on Display.

9. Visit Santa Monica Aquarium

See over 100 local species on exhibit at Santa Monica Aquarium, enjoy hands-on activities, and daily educational programs. Kids under 13 are free, and adults and kids 13+ are only $10.

10. Take a trip to a Dollar Store

Take the kids to a dollar store for a little math lesson. Tell them how much they can spend and let them find items that don't exceed that amount. Find a store near you here.


11. Visit Cabrillo Aquarium

Explore conservation of Southern California marine life at Cabrillo Aquarium. The admission is only $7 for adults and $3 for children.

12. Attend a Free Class at an Apple Store

An adventure awaits each week as kids create fun, hands-on projects at the Apple store. Designed to spark imagination and creativity, kids will explore coding, storytelling, illustration, movie making, music, and more, all for free. Find an Apple Store near you here.

13. Register for a Free Workshops at Microsoft Store

Kids ages 8 and up can register for free virtual lessons and workshops that are offered by Microsoft.

14. Take a little trip to Calico Ghost Town

Calico is an old West mining town that has been around since 1881 during the largest silver strike in California. Explore some of the untouched buildings that remain from the silver-miming days. Ride the Calico and Odessa Railroad, take a tour through the Maggie Mine or go panning for silver.

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