SoCal Free Museum Day 2019



February 2 & 3, 2019 – This weekend is Southern California’s annual museum free admission day!  Dozens of museums throughout the region are offering free general admission to visitors on either Saturday or Sunday, although many are offering free admission on both days.  This is the perfect opportunity to check some L.A. museums off your list.  Browse some modern art at The Broad, learn about Japanese Internment at the Japanese American National History Museumor take advantage of some great photo opportunities at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.  Parking is not included in the free admission and some special exhibits will require an additional ticket purchase.  Check out the full list of participating museums below, or visit the SoCal Museums website to learn more!


Saturday

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures (Opening late 2019; Free-for-All pop-up accessible via Los Angeles County Museum of Art)

Autry Museum of the American West

Columbia Memorial Space Center

Descanso Gardens (Free tickets available at descansogardens.org/tickets.)

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

Kidspace Children’s Museum

La Brea Tar Pits and Museum (General admission only; free tickets available at tarpits.org/freeforall.)

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and Sea Center (Museum admission only)

Santa Barbara Museum of Art

USC Fisher Museum of Art

Wende Museum of the Cold War

Sunday

Bowers Museum

Muckenthaler Cultural Center

Museum of Latin American Art

Museum of Tolerance

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (General admission only; free tickets available at nhm.org/freeforall.)

Palm Springs Art Museum

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

The University Art Museum at California State University, Long Beach

Valley Relics Museum

Zimmer Children’s Museum by Sharewell

Saturday & Sunday

Armory Center for the Arts

Automobile Driving Museum

The Broad (Free advance general admission tickets strongly recommended to avoid waiting in the standby line. Visit www.thebroad.org to make a reservation.)

California African American Museum

California Science Center (General admission only. A timed reservation with a convenience fee is required for Space Shuttle.)

Craft Contemporary

Forest Lawn Museum

Fowler Museum at UCLA

Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art

The Getty Center

The Getty Villa (Timed tickets are required for the Getty Villa. Visit www.getty.edu to make a reservation.)

Hammer Museum

Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Laguna Art Museum

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

Pomona College Museum of Art

Sunnylands Center & Gardens

USC Pacific Asia Museum