FREE Museum Days in Los Angeles

Looking for Fun Things to Do in LA for FREE? Visit the museums! Here’s a list of museums in Los Angeles with corresponding free admission day. Have you visited any of them? Take the kids, take the hubby, take your date. There’s also Museum Day Live in September where you get 2 free tickets to participating museums.

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Note: Some of the museum might be close on certain days of the month due to installations in progress. Verify with the museum or the museum’s website for accuracy. Enjoy!

List updated: Aug. 2016

Autry National Center of the American West

4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462
Free – second Tuesday of every month.
 
California Science Center 
700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037
Free – always.
 
California African American Museum
600 State Drive, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA 90037
Free – always.
 
Craft and Folk Art Museum 
5814 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Free – first Wednesday of every month.
 
Fowler Museum at UCLA 
located in the heart of UCLA’s north campus
Free – always.
 
Griffith Observatory
2800 East Observatory Road, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Free – always.
 
J. Paul Getty Museum
1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, California 90049
Free – always.
 
Hammer Museum at UCLA
10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024
Free – every Thursday.
 
Huntington Library
1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108
Free – first Thursday of every month.
 
Japanese American National Museum
100 North Central Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90012
Free – third Thursday of every month, all other Thursdays 5-8pm.
 
Kidspace Children’s Museum
480 N. Arroyo Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91103Free -is the first Tuesday of every month from 4:00 to 8:00pm
 
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Free – second Tuesday of every month and select federal holidays, always 18 and under plus one adult with NexGen membership. Every weekday 3pm-close (residents only).
 
Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust
100 S. The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Free – always.
 
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
3 locations:
MOCA GRAND AVENUE – 250 SOUTH GRAND AVENUE, LOS ANGELES, CA 90012
THE GEFFEN CONTEMPORARY AT MOCA – 152 NORTH CENTRAL AVENUE, LOS ANGELES, CA 90012
MOCA PACIFIC DESIGN CENTER –  8687 MELROSE AVENUE, WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA 90069
Free – every Thursday 5-8pm.
 
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90007
Free – check calendar.
 
Norton Simon Museum
411 W. Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91105-1825
Free – first Friday of every month 6-9pm.
 
Pacific Asia Museum
46 North Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, California 91101
Free – fourth Friday of every month.
 
Page Museum La Brea Tar Pits
5801 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036
Free – first Tuesday of every month except July and August.
 
Travel Town Museum
5200 Zoo Drive, at the northwest corner of Los Angeles’ Griffith Park
Free – always.
 
USC Fisher Museum of Art
Located on the USC Campus
Free – always.