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Places for Children to Grow...Museums!
|THE AUTRY MUSEUM OF WESTERN HERITGE |
4700 Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(Located across from the L. A. Zoo.)
|Offers summer camp for students age 5-12 years old. Classes vary in length and topic. The Autry offers in-depth hands-on experiences. Fees apply. Call (323) 667-2000 for more information.|
|CABRILLO MRINE AQUARIUM |
3720 Stephen White Drive
San Pedro, CA 90731.
|For information, visit their website or call (310) 548-7562.|
600 State Drive (Exposition Park)
Los Angeles, CA 90037
Offers families Weekends at the Museum; Young Docent offers paid internship for high school students; Summer Technology Arts Progrma for High School students. For information, call (213) 744-7432.
CALIFORNIA SCIENCE CENTER
700 Exposition Park Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90037
(Located in Exposition Park)
Offers summer classes for students ages 3-17; M-F from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Classes are one week in length on a variety of topics. Tuition fees apply. Limited scholarships are available. Register online or by mail. For questions, call (213) 744-2325.
|CHINESE AMERICAN MUSEUM |
425 N. Los Angeles Street in Los Angeles
|Hours are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tues.-Sun. Call for information, (213) 485-8567.|
|GETTY MUSEUM |
1200 Getty Drive,
Los Angeles, CA 90049
|Hours of operation are Tues.-Fri. from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sat. from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Sun. from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The parking cost is $15.00. Admission is free. For information, call (310) 440-7300|
|HOLLYWOOD ENTERTAINMENT |
|Closed during relocation. For information, call (323) 465-7900.|
|JAPANESE-AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM |
|369 E. First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. For inforamtion, call |
480 N. Arroyo Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91103
|Offers summer camps in July-August. For inforamtion, call (626) 449-9144.|
3727 W. 6th St., Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90020.
|For information, visit their website or call (213) 388-4229.|
|LONG BEACH AQUARIUM |
100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA 90802
(off Shoreline Drive)
|Family programs are available year round. Summer Day Camp sessions for students ages 3-13 are available the last week in June through the middle of August. A calendar of events and one-day classes is available online. Call (562) 590-3100.|
|LOS ANGELES CHILDREN'S MUSEUM|
|For program information, visit the website.|
|LOS ANGELES JUNIOR ARTS PROGRAMS|
--Barnsdall Art Center,
William Grant Still Art Center,
Canoga Park Youth Arts Center
|Offer classes in the arts for students of all ages throughout the year. For information, call (213) 202-5498 or visit the website.|
|LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, 5905 Wilshire Blvd. |
Los Angeles, CA 90036
|Participation in LACMA activities is on a firt-come, first-served basis. For cost information or to receive a brochure, call the Education Deaprtment at (323) 857-6139. To print registration forms for all classes, visit the website.|
|MUSEUM OF LATIN AMERICAN |
|628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach, CA 90802. For inforamtion, call (562) 437-1689 or visit the website.|
|MUSEUM OF TOLERANCE|
|Simon Wiesenthal Plaza, 9786 W. Pico Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028. For information, call (310) 553-8403 or visit the website.|
|NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM |
OF L. A. COUNTY
900 Exposition Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
|Admission is free the first Tuesday of each month. One-week summer sessions are scheduled on a variety of topics for children ages 5-13 and begin July-August, M-F. For information, call (213) 763-3348 or visit the website.|
|THE PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA |
465 N. Beverly Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
|For inforamtion call (310) 786-2091 or visit the website.|
|SKIRBALL CULTURAL CENTER|
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
|Offers family events year-round. For information and additional programs, call (310) 440-4500 or visit the website.|
|WATTS TOWER ART CENTER |
1727 E. 107th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90002
|For information regarding programs, call (213) 847-4646 or visit the website.|
|WESTERN MUSEUM OF FLIGHT|
Located at Louis Zamperini Field
3315 Airport Dr., Red Baron, #3 Torrance, CA 90505
|For information regarding programs, call (323) 326-9544.|
|WILLIAM GRANT STILL |
2520 S. West View Street
Los Angeles, CA 90016
|For information regarding programs, call (323) 734-1164.|