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45 Awesome Museums You Should Visit with Your Kids in 2024! 🏛️🦕

The Best Kid Friendly Museums in And Near Los Angeles


FUN WITH KIDS IN LA

(Updated for 2024) LA Families don’t have to travel far to explore some of the best kid-friendly museums. With 45 awesome museums to choose from, you can be sure there is something to interest everyone. Whether you’re looking for interactive exhibits, educational experiences, or just a day of fun, Los Angeles museums have it all. From the Natural History Museum to the California Science Center, you’ll find something to keep the kids amused for hours. So, get out and explore all that Los Angeles has to offer with your family – you won’t be disappointed!


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44 Awesome Museums You Should Visit with Your Kids

Best Museums for Kids in Los Angeles


900 Exposition Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90007

​​Natural History Museum of Los Angeles is an extensive natural history 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. It protects over 35 million specimens, dating back 4.5 billion years, and is an authority on the "big picture" of the planet, the natural and the cultural world. Watch for special exhibits like the butterfly pavilion, spider pavilion, and dino lab.


L.A. County residents receive free Museum Admission 3-5 pm Monday through Friday. Additional tickets must be purchased to see special exhibitions, Butterfly and Spider Pavilion, 3D Theater, and other special ticketed experiences.


5801 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

The La Brea Tar Pits in Hancock Park had pits of tar in which animals got stuck and died during the latter part of the last Ice Age (10,000 to 40,000 years ago). The animals thought the black pools of tar were water and got stuck. The black ozee preserved the bones that have been excavated and are still being excavated today.


Explore the tar pits, go inside the Museum to see what paleontologists have found, and get the inside story of the La Brea Tar Pits and experience how an actual Ice Age dig site works. The Museum also houses animal skeletons, including mammoths, mastodons, dire wolves, saber-toothed cats, and a variety of birds.

While you are there, make sure to catch Titans of the Ice Age 3D. Take your lunch, or grab something nearby, and have a picnic in Hancock Park right in the middle of the La Brea Tar Pits, and roll down the hills with the kids!


Free L.A. County Resident tickets are available from 3-5 pm Monday through Friday at any museum ticketing desk or kiosk.


700 Exposition Park Dr.

Los Angeles, CA 90037

​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 for free. The Science Center offers self-guided experiences of Permanent and Special Exhibit galleries, Big Lab interactive programs, and IMAX Movies. The IMAX Theater is great for older kids.

The Discovery Rooms are filled with cool hands-on experiments like a kitchen, a garden, a construction site, and a kid-sized TV studio with costumes, which are perfect for exploring for kids 6 & under. After your exploration, you can 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.


Admission to The California Science Center is always free.



2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90049

The Skirball features an extraordinary museum, changing exhibitions, engaging music, theater, comedy, film, family, and literary programs, Zeidler's Café, Audrey's Museum store, and an interactive family destination inspired by the Noah's Ark story—all in a stunning architectural setting.


Play, climb, build, explore, make-believe, and make friends–all while exploring a floor-to-ceiling wooden ark, filled to the rafters with whimsical animals.


All of the Skirball exhibitions are free to the public on Thursdays (12 pm-5 pm). The Noah's Ark portion of the museum, while also free on Thursdays, requires a timed ticket to enter.


6060 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

The Mission of the Petersen Automotive Museum is to explore and present the history of the automobile and its global impact on life and culture using Los Angeles as a prime example. 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.

Through a ground-breaking partnership with Disney/Pixar, you can be a part of the Cars Mechanical Institute, inspired by the animated film CARS. At this permanent Exhibit, you can learn about the mechanical systems that make cars work. You can also paint and personalize virtual cars as well as race and color your own Cars character to take home. And the littlest car enthusiasts can zoom toy cars around a racetrack.


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 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.


Timed entry to the Academy Museum must be reserved online in advance. General admission tickets grant access to the museum's galleries.

 
 


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221 S. Grand Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90012

The Broad is a contemporary art museum on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles. The Broad is home to more than 2,000 works of art in the Broad collection, which is among the most prominent holdings of post-war and contemporary art worldwide.


While you are there, you must check out Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirrored Room–The Souls of Millions of Light Years Away. This must-see installation only accommodates one visitor at a time for 45 seconds each. Be sure to download The Broad’s free mobile app so you can have guided tours including a family tour for kids called Looking with Levar.


Admission to The Broad is always free, but you need to reserve free tickets online.


10899 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90024

Hammer Museum is one of three public art institutions of the School of the Arts and Architecture at UCLA. It is fueled by dynamic exhibitions and programs including lectures, symposia, film series, readings, and musical performances.


The Hammer holds over 2,000 contemporary collections of artworks and holds a series of more than one hundred contemporary exhibitions and installations featuring local, national, and international emerging artists. The Hammer has over 300 programs each year, some of which are family-friendly, and are all free.


4700 Western Heritage Way

Los Angeles, CA 90027

​Discover the art, history, and cultures of the American West! Located in beautiful Griffith Park, the Autry features world-class galleries filled with Native American art and artifacts, film memorabilia, historic firearms, paintings, and more. Throughout the year, Autry also presents a wide range of public events and programs-including lectures, film, theater, festivals, family activities, and music-and performs scholarship, research, and educational outreach.

The Autry’s collection of more than 500,000 pieces of art and artifacts includes the Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection, one of the largest and most significant collections of Native American materials in the United States. Kids adore the chance to pan for gold, to be in a cowboy movie, and be fascinated by the newest permanent exhibit,


Admission to the Autry in Griffith Park may be purchased onsite or online. Advance reservations are not required at this time. The museum is free on the second Tuesday of each month!


5905 Wilshire Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90036

This world-class art museum is a wonderful introduction to art for kids of all ages. The Boone Children’s Gallery is a free, creative space where visitors of all ages are invited to explore the art of brush painting. No prior art-making experience is necessary. Friendly and helpful staff introduce painting techniques, offer tips, and even provide high chairs for very young artists.


Visitors sit at communal tables in this fun, family-friendly, and resourceful place to relax, create, and make new friends. While you're here, explore Material Play, a collaborative artwork made by families and artist Zheng Chongbin.


Kids (12 & under) and Teens (13–17) residing in L.A. County are free every day. L.A. County residents can visit for free on weekdays after 3 pm with a valid ID. All visitors can visit for free on the second Tuesday of each month.



1200 N Sepulveda Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90049

The Getty Center, also known as the J. Paul Getty Museum, is a museum complex located in Los Angeles, California. It is home to a collection of art, architecture, and gardens. The museum's collection includes works of art from the Middle Ages to the present, with a focus on European paintings, drawings, sculptures, and decorative arts from the 13th to the 18th centuries. The center also houses the Getty Research Institute, a facility dedicated to the study of the arts and humanities. The center is located in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles and is a popular museum for all ages.


Admission to the Getty Center is always free.


17985 Pacific Coast Highway

Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

The Getty Villa is another facility of the J. Paul Getty Museum, located in Pacific Palisades, California. It is modeled after the Villa of the Papyri, an ancient Roman country house in Herculaneum, and features a collection of ancient Greek, Roman, and Etruscan art. The museum's collection includes Greek and Roman sculptures, vases, frescoes, and other decorative arts, as well as a collection of Roman and Greek manuscripts. The villa also features gardens and a theater that hosts lectures, concerts, and other events. The Getty Center also hosts family-friendly events almost every day of the week.


5200 Zoo Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90027

The mission of Travel Town is to educate the public about railroad history as it pertains to the development of the Southwest Region of the United States, particularly the Los Angeles area. At Travel Town Railroad, you can travel around the Travel Town Museum. After riding the miniature train, you can explore dozens of old-time railroad locomotives and cars. On the 2nd Saturday of each month, guided tours are offered.


The Travel Town Museum is always free.

 
 

2800 East Observatory Rd.

Los Angeles, CA 90027

Griffith Observatory is an icon of Los Angeles, a national leader in public astronomy, a beloved civic gathering place, and one of southern California's most popular attractions. It is 1,134 feet above sea level and is visible from many parts of the Los Angeles basin.


At Griffith Observatory, you can look through telescopes, explore exhibits, see live shows in the Samuel Oschin Planetarium, and enjoy spectacular views of Los Angeles and the Hollywood Sign.


Admission to the building and grounds is always free.


11800 Foothill Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 91342

Discovery Cube is a discovery center with hands-on science education that delights, challenges and encourages kids​. This non-profit museum is dedicated to teaching STEM proficiency, early childhood education, healthy living, and environmental stewardship.


Discovery Cube offers permanent exhibits such as Planetary Research Station, Science of Hockey, 3D Theater, Helicopter Tour, Discovery Market, Race to Zero Waste, Aquavator, Inspector Training Course, park science, and new interactive exhibits that change every few months.



800 W. Olympic Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90015

The Grammy Museum explores and celebrates the enduring legacies of all forms of music, the creative process, the art and technology of the recording process, the history of the Grammy Awards, and the premier recognition of recorded music accomplishment.


Kids will enjoy seeing photos, hand-written lyrics, costumes, and more. You can even play electronic musical instruments in the “Roland LIVE” section.



The history of African American firefighters in Los Angeles spans more than 100 years and provides a unique glimpse into the history of firefighting, race relations, and segregation in the City.


African American Firefighter Museum's exhibits display a wide array of firefighting paraphernalia including vintage engines (a 1940 Pirsch ladder truck and an 1890 hose wagon), uniforms from New York, LA County, and LA City firefighters, badges, helmets, displays of African American women firefighters, photographs, and other authentic firefighting artifacts.



The Museum of Illusions comes Instagram-ready with a completely 3D Illusions and Upsidedown House exhibit that will take your breath away, transporting you to a world of fantasy and imagination! The 30+ 3D illusions produce eye-popping pics, inspired by cartoons, art, current events, movies, and more! The Upsidedown house features 7 unique rooms all flipping the world as you know it, upside down!


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Experience the fun and lore of railroading at Los Angeles Live Steamers Railroad Museum in Griffith Park. Founded in 1956 by a group of train enthusiasts, they educate the public on railroad history and show live steam, gas-mechanical, and electric railroad technology in actual operation. As you look around the facility, almost everything you see, including the trains, was built by members.


All riders must be at least 34″ tall to ride (no infants in carriers or on laps) and weigh less than 350 pounds. Public train rides are a suggested donation of $4.00 per person.


5814 Wilshire Blvd.,

Los Angeles, CA 90036


Craft Contemporary is dedicated to contemporary craft and design. The museum is located in the Mid-City neighborhood of Los Angeles, in the former Millard Sheets Art Center building. It was established in 2015 as the Craft and Folk Art Museum but changed its name to Craft Contemporary in 2018 to reflect its focus on contemporary craft and design. The museum presents exhibitions, educational programs, and public events that explore the intersection of craft, art, and design, and the ways in which they shape our world. It is a non-profit organization and is supported by donations, memberships, and grants.

425 N Los Angeles St.

Los Angeles, CA 90012


The Chinese American Museum is a museum in Los Angeles, California that is dedicated to preserving and sharing the history and culture of Chinese Americans in the United States. The museum's collection includes artifacts, photographs, and other materials that tell the story of Chinese immigration to the United States and the contributions of Chinese Americans to American society. The museum's exhibits focus on the history of Chinese immigration to the United States, the experiences of Chinese Americans in California and the West, and the role of Chinese Americans in the development of the United States. The museum also hosts educational programs and events for the public, including lectures, workshops, and cultural performances. If you're interested in Chinese American history and culture, the Chinese American Museum is a great place to visit.



395 Santa Monica Pl Suite 374

Santa Monica, CA 90401

The state-of-the-art space in the Santa Monica Mall features 21,000 square feet and is filled with immersive elements including a full-size helicopter, fire truck, and veterinary clinic. The kids get to shop for groceries, eat in a café, play chef, go to the vet, become firefighters, or pretend to be a pilot.


"The Together We" section offers group activities and team building, and the "Reflect On" section is where children learn to better connect with nature. You’ll also find the “Courage Climber,” an entire level made from nets, which kids find extremely fun to explore. There is a separate space for infants to 2 years old kids to explore through touch and is intended to help them strengthen their coordination.



The Museum of Flying features a display and exhibit area of nearly 22,000 square feet. The museum features approximately a dozen aircraft chronicling flight from its beginning with a replica Wright Flyer and Lockheed Vega both of which are featured in the film Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian.


The Museum also features a broad collection of aviation art, rare artifacts, and ephemera from famous aviators, as well as an extensive collection of photographs of historic aircraft and aircraft manufacturing. Kids would love watching the planes and riding them.


2612 Main St.,

Santa Monica, CA 90405 Heritage Square Museum is a living history museum in Los Angeles, California that is dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of Southern California. The museum is located on a 2.5-acre site that includes a collection of historic houses, commercial buildings, and other structures that were built between 1887 and 1912. The museum's collection includes artifacts, photographs, and other materials related to the history of Southern California, with a focus on the period from the late 19th century to the early 20th century.


The museum's exhibits focus on the history of Los Angeles and the surrounding region, including the development of the city, the growth of the region's transportation networks, and the impact of the oil industry on the region. The museum also hosts educational programs and events for the public, including guided tours, workshops, and special events. If you're interested in the history of Southern California, Heritage Square Museum is a great place to visit.


9341 Venice Blvd.

Culver City, CA 90232


The museum is known for its unique and unusual exhibits, which often focus on obscure or obscurely related subjects. The museum's exhibits range from historical artifacts to contemporary artworks and are presented in a way that encourages visitors to question their own understanding of the world. The museum is also known for its unconventional approach to exhibitions and its use of unconventional materials and techniques. Some of the exhibits at the Museum of Jurassic Technology have included a collection of micro-miniature sculptures, a display of rare and unusual plants, and an exhibit on the history of the homing pigeon.


10101 Jefferson Boulevard

Culver City, CA 90232

The STAR Eco Station is an environmental science museum and exotic wildlife rescue facility in Culver City, California. The center's mission is to promote sustainability and environmental awareness through education and hands-on exhibits. The STAR Eco Station is home to a variety of animals, including exotic species like parrots, reptiles, and small mammals. It also has a number of interactive exhibits and educational programs, such as animal encounters, nature hikes, and workshops on topics like composting and water conservation.


10808 Culver Boulevard

Culver City, CA 90230


The Wende Museum is a museum located in Culver City, California that is dedicated to preserving and presenting the history and culture of the Cold War period. The museum was founded in 2002 and is named after the "Wende," the German word for the period of change that marked the collapse of the Soviet Union and the reunification of Germany. The museum's collection includes more than 70,000 objects, including photographs, art, film, and other cultural artifacts from the Cold War period. It also hosts exhibitions, lectures, and educational programs that explore the history and legacy of the Cold War.


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1355 N. Cahuenga Blvd.

Hollywood, CA 90028


639 S. Harbor Blvd.,

San Pedro, CA 90731


The Los Angeles Fire Department Museum is dedicated to the history of the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD). The museum is located in the old Fire Station 27, which was built in 1922 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The museum features exhibits on the history of the LAFD, including firefighting equipment, photographs, and other artifacts. The museum also hosts educational programs and events for the public.


Old Station 27 includes a Fire Service Research Library and a learning center where fire and life safety lessons are shared with both children and adults. If you're interested in the history of the LAFD and firefighting in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Fire Department Museum is a great place to visit.


6201 Hollywood Blvd. Suite 100

Los Angeles, CA 90028


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. Funko Hollywood is like a museum for Funko Pops. There are lots of places where you can take pictures with Funko Pops on Display, and find all different types of Funko Pops.


13110 Bluff Creek Drive

Los Angeles, CA, 90094


Ballona Discovery Park is a museum without walls where visitors can learn about the natural and cultural history of Ballona Wetlands. From the always-buzzing native plant demonstration gardens, including pollinator and medicinal gardens, to the serene walk along the riparian corridor where coots and other birds can be spotted hidden in the waters below, there is plenty to explore. Children and parents can stroll through the interpretive Watershed Walk, following the movement of water through every habitat from the mountains to the ocean.


Best Kid-Friendly Museums in Los Angeles

465 N Beverly Drive,

Beverly Hills, CA 90210


Prepare to have your mind twisted, turned, and tossed into a kaleidoscope of artistic madness. Step into a world where eccentricity reigns supreme and rules are meant to be broken. Every corner of this quirky museum is a testament to Mr. Brain Wash's unique vision, where spray cans dance with paintbrushes and discarded objects find new life as masterpieces.


Children will be mesmerized by the vibrant colors, larger-than-life installations, and imaginative artworks that adorn the museum's walls. It's a place where their imaginations can run wild, and they can engage with art in a playful and interactive manner. So grab your kids and your sense of adventure and immerse yourself in a mind-bending, eye-popping experience that will leave you questioning the very nature of art itself. Trust us, this place is a brain-tickling blast!


23200 Pacific Coast Highway,

Malibu, CA 90265


Overlooking the ocean at the Malibu Lagoon State Beach, the Adamson House is an architectural beauty with an unusual interior that has earned it the moniker “The Taj Mahal of Tile.” The Spanish Colonial Revival style home—today a National Historic Site, California Historical Landmark, and a California State Park—casts a magical spell, allowing visitors to evoke old California in a way few places can. Built in 1929, it occupies one of the most idyllic oceanfront spots in all of Southern California.


Situated near the Malibu Pier between popular Surfrider Beach and the Malibu Lagoon, the house boasts an exotic mix of Spanish and Moorish influences with dazzling displays of decorative tiles and one-of-a-kind craftsmanship including hand-carved doors, hand-painted frescoes, molded ceilings, distinctive cast ironwork, and lead-framed bottle glass windows. Equally compelling is the story of the close-knit family who once lived here and whose aura continues to permeate the interior, where most of their original furnishings remain.




Poverty Encounter is a 16,000-square-foot exhibit that takes you into four immersive environments in the developing world. After boarding an airplane and taking a simulated flight, you will visit a dump in Guatemala City, walk the earthquake-damaged streets in Haiti, go inside a brickyard in Nepal, and enter an underground sewer in Romania. Each environment highlights the story of a real child living in these circumstances. Each tour includes a service activity, allowing you to provide both help and hope to those in need.



Battleship USS Iowa served our country proudly in WWII, Korea, and the Cold War. Today, the historic U.S. Navy ship is an iconic Los Angeles landmark and is considered one of the region’s best outdoor museums for families and visitors of all ages.


During your visit and tour, you will follow in the footsteps of sailors and mischievous mascot Vicky the Dog, and experience firsthand why she is known as the “Battleship of Presidents”, “The Grey Ghost”, and “The Big Stick”.


639 S. Harbor Blvd.,

San Pedro, CA 90731


Old Fire Station 36 is housed in one of the oldest buildings still standing in San Pedro, California. At the southern-most tip of Los Angeles, San Pedro is home to the Los Angeles Harbor, Ports ‘O Call Village, and some of the most unique seascapes in the LA area.


Old Station 36 includes some remarkable LAFD apparatus, artifacts from the San Pedro area and some of the most famous fires in this part of the city, and much more. A small store offers up a variety of goodies, ranging from authentic LAFD merchandise to memorial bracelets.


610 Lairport St,

El Segundo, CA 90245


Automobile Driving Museum is home to more than 130 Vintage, Antique and Muscle Cars. The Automobile Driving Museum is a great place to bring your kids for an afternoon of fun and education. They have an activity room for kids with tables for arts and crafts. Kids will have fun in the kid's area playing with cars and tracks, dress-up and mechanic tent. There are two cars that kids are welcome to play in, as well as being the perfect set-up for a memorable photograph.

 
 


The Bunny Museum, also known as the Hare House, is a museum located in Pasadena, California that is dedicated to rabbits and bunny-related items. The museum's collection includes over 35,000 bunny-related items, including stuffed animals, figurines, and artwork. The museum was founded by Candace Frazee and Steve Lubanski, who started collecting bunny-related items as a symbol of their love for each other. The museum is open to the public and is a popular tourist attraction in the Los Angeles area. If you're a fan of rabbits or just want to see an unusual collection of bunny-related items, the Bunny Museum might be worth a visit.


40 Presidential Drive

Simi Valley, CA 93065

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum is a presidential library in Simi Valley, California that is dedicated to the life and presidency of Ronald Reagan, the 40th President of the United States. The library is operated by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) and is the burial site of President Reagan and his wife, Nancy Reagan. The library's collection includes documents, photographs, and other artifacts related to Reagan's life and presidency.


The museum features exhibits on Reagan's life and career, including his time as an actor, his governorship of California, and his presidency. The museum also features interactive exhibits, such as a simulated White House press briefing room, and a full-scale replica of the Oval Office. If you're interested in the life and presidency of Ronald Reagan, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum is a great place to visit.


480 North Arroyo Boulevard

Pasadena, CA 91103

There is always so much to do at Kidspace Children's Museum. The hands-on exhibits inspire children to be the innovators and creators of tomorrow. From the bottle rocket, tennis ball launcher, and pulleys, there are activities to touch, teach and nurture children's love of science. Discover adventure and uncover possibilities in the Arroyo Seco Exhibit.

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.


Kidspace hosts a free family night on the first Tuesday of every month (except in September) from 4 – 8 pm.


29 Hubble

Irvine, CA 92618

Pretend City Children’s Museum is “the world in a nutshell.” This Museum is designed for children to learn how the real world works. The museum is a child-size interconnected city built with rich educational intentions, where children can assume various real-world roles.


Through interactive exhibits and activities facilitated by highly trained professional staff, children learn foundational math, reading, and science skills while fostering curiosity, creativity, critical thinking, problem-solving, and teamwork. The Museum is a nut-free facility.


2500 N. Main Street

Santa Ana, CA 92705

Discovery Cube is a new discovery center with hands-on science education that delights, challenges and encourages kids​. This non-profit museum is dedicated to teaching STEM proficiency, early childhood education, healthy living, and environmental stewardship.


Discovery Cube Orange offers permanent exhibits such as Mission Control, Helicopter Tour, Water Gallery, Inspector Training, Petersonville Healthy Kitchen, Science of Hockey, Discovery Theater, Eco-Challenge, Planetary Research Station, and other interactive exhibits and shows that change every few months.


1802 N. Main Street

Santa Ana, CA 92706

Kidseum is a high-tech and interactive children's museum with a focus on its mission, "Igniting imagination through exploration," stressing the excitement of art, archaeology, and world cultures.


Check out the "Glow Cave" with its fun art-making activities, ride the magical Wells Fargo stagecoach through time in the "Green Screen Time Machine," and explore archaeology like never before in the Archaeology Lab. New smart tables, smart boards, and computers offer visual stimulation and engagement.


Admission to Kidseum is free for children under 12.



The Huntington consists of a Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens. Encompassing about 120 acres, the botanical gardens feature 16 stunning themed gardens. Featuring several innovative interactive exhibits, the Garden provides "hands-on" experiences primarily for young children ages 2-8. In four separately themed areas exploring primary natural elements-air, water, earth, and fire, whimsical displays and playful interactives invite and engage children to better understand scientific principles related to their natural world.





The Children's Museum at La Habra features 7 dozen of hands-on exhibits, many of which remain unique to the field today. In addition to these exhibits, an outdoor dinosaur garden, and a historic 1942 caboose, the Museum features an exhibit that changes two times a year.


Visit with "real" wild animals as children are able to explore through their senses as they see, touch, and hear taxidermy mounts from Africa, the Pacific Northwest, and our own Southern California wildlife zones.


22550 Van Buren Blvd.

Riverside, CA 92518


The museum is dedicated to preserving the history of March Field and the United States Air Force, and to honoring the men and women who have served in the Air Force. The museum features a wide range of exhibits, including aircraft, uniforms, equipment, and other artifacts from the history of military aviation. The museum also hosts educational programs, events, and special exhibitions. It is a non-profit organization and is supported by donations, memberships, and corporate sponsorships.

 

 

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