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Here are the fun things to do in Los Angeles with Kids. Visit LA’s favorite Attractions, Family Indoor and Outdoor Activities and more.TOP 30 Attractions in Los Angeles1
Have a magical experience at Disneyland Park
Every child wishes to visit a Disneyland and the Los Angeles park certainly makes dreams come true. Hop aboard numerous rides that are based on your favorite shows and movies, including Buzz Lightyear, Indiana Jones, Finding Nemo and many more.
1313 Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802, USA2
Immerse yourself in marine science at Santa Monica Pier Aquarium
Check out over 100 local species on exhibit at the aquarium, which are all under the care of Heal the Bay. The aquarium also regularly holds hands-on activities for children and daily education programs.
1600 Ocean Front Walk, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA3
Explore the Walk of Fame
No trip to LA will be complete until you visit the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Learn more about the world’s most famous sidewalk and the celebrities it honors.
N Highland Ave &, Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028, United States4
Take a step towards an active lifestyle at the Venice Beach
Marina Del Rey
Explore the Venice Beach Boardwalk, visit the Venice Beach Recreation Center and the Muscle Beach Venice gym. Venice Beach also offers a fishing pier, a world renowned skate plaza, bike path, and play areas for children.
Venice Fishing Pier, Venice, CA 90292, USA5
Go on rides all day at Six Flags Magic Mountain
Six Flags Magic Mountain offers rides that will thrill people of all ages. Children will love the meet and greet events with Looney Tunes and Justice League characters.
26101 Magic Mountain Pkwy, Valencia, CA 91355, USA6
Learn more about prehistoric creatures at La Brea Tar Pits & Museum
Check out their exhibits and satisfy your curiosities about prehistoric times. The La Brea Tar Pits & Museum has over 1 million Ice Age fossils, from 650 species.
Admission is free on the first Tuesdays of every month except July and August. It’s also free every Tuesday in September.
5801 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA7
Nurture your passion for art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Recognised for the urban lights display of the museum’s exterior, inside LACMA has a collection of nearly 140,000 objects, which highlight 6,000 years of artistic expression across the world.
Admission is free for people 17 years old or younger.
5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA8
Shop for Kids Books at The Last Bookstore
Proving that a bookstore can be just as much fun as a kid’s playground, The Lask Bookstore is a magical labyrinth of books on shelves waiting to be discovered. It’s LA’s most beloved haven of books and a wonderful opportunity for kids to appreciate reading.
453 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90013, USA9
Learn more about animals and plants at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Visit the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and expand your knowledge about animals, fungi and plants.
Check out their numerous exhibitions, including the Butterfly Pavilion, the Spider Pavilion, the Dinosaur Hall, the Discovery Centre, the Insect Zoo, and many more.
900 W Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007, USA10
Check out the ehxibits at the California African American Museum
Help your children, especially those in middle school, learn more about African American history through the museum’s exhibitions, talks, workshops, screenings, and performances. They also hold programs for kids, teens and families on weekends, including Sculptural Story Space, Patchwork Art and more.
600 State Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90037, USA11
Expand your scientific knowledge at the California Science Center
Learn more about human inventions and innovations, the life processes of living things and many more through the center’s interactive exhibits. Children will love exhibits like Air and Aircraft, Mission to the Planets, Discovery Room, Structures, Body Works, and many more. The museum also offers live demonstrations, innovative programs and awe-inspiring films.
Admission to permanent exhibition galleries is free.
700 Exposition Park Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90037, USA12
Learn more about creatures living in the Pacific Ocean at the Aquarium of the Pacific
Visit the Aquarium of the Pacific and instill a sense of wonder, respect, and stewardship for the Pacific Ocean and its inhabitants. Visit the Ocean Science Center, the Molina Animal Care Center, the Shark Lagoon, the June Keayes Penguin Habitat, and many other exciting exhibits. They also hold film screenings at the Ocean Theater and the Marine Life Theater.
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA13Visit the Battleship USS Iowa Museum
Learn more about the contributions made by Battleship USS Iowa during different battles and wars. Their exhibits include Lost at Sea, and Alpha Romeo Tango. Children will love the Museum’s jungle gym, and the scavenger hunt with the museum mascot, Victory.
Admission is free for under 2s.
250 S Harbor Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90731, USA14Learn more about railroad history at the Travel Town Museum
Satisfy your children’s obsession with large vehicles by hopping aboard one of the Travel Town Museum’s restored trains. You can also check out historic railroad equipment on display.
5200 Zoo Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA15Visit the El Capitan Theatre
Watch your favourite Disney and Marvel movies at the El Capitan Theatre. Check out the Spanish Colonial design of this former playhouse turned movie theater. You can also hold parties and family events at the theatre.
6838 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA16Learn more about astronomical objects at the Griffith Observatory
Observe astronomical objects, explore exhibits, see live shows in the Samuel Oschin Planetarium, and enjoy spectacular views of the city and the Hollywood sign.
6033 De Soto Ave, Woodland Hills, CA 91367, USA17Appreciate beautiful vehicles at the Petersen Automotive Museum
DRIVE your kids crazy by checking out various vehicles on display at the museum. Their galleries include Alternative Power, the Art Center Design Studio, the Forza Motorsports Racing Experience, and the Cars Mechanical Institute and the CARSpad Experience.
6060 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA18Visit the Martial Arts History Museum
Learn about the role of martial arts in the culture, history and traditions of several Asian countries. Get a historical look at American history with sections on the History of Anime, Martial Arts in America and Media arts. They even have movie props from films like the Karate Kid, Enter the Ninja, and Kung Pow.
2319 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91506, USA19Enjoy the rides and attractions at Universal Studios Hollywood
Universal Studios Hollywood offers rides and attractions based on your favorite shows and movies, including Harry Potter, The Simpsons, the Walking Dead, and many more.
100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608, USA20Interact with creatures at the Wildlife Learning Center
Interact with porcupines, armadillos, owls, gators, and many more. The center also holds adult zoo classes, Zoology Summer Camps, and photography classes.
16027 Yarnell St, Sylmar, CA 91342, USA21Explore the Mulligan Family Fun Center
Choose from the Mulligan Family Fun Center’s various attractions, including lazer tag, mini golf, go karts, arcades, bumper cars, rock walls, and many more.
1351 Sepulveda Blvd, Torrance, CA 90501, USA22Nurture your children’s potential at the Kidspace Children’s Museum
The Kidspace Children’s Museum was created in order to inspire children to become joyful and active learners. Participate in camps, classes, workshops. You and your children can also enjoy performances, appreciate the museum’s exhibits, and take part in many other events.
Children under the age of 1 go free.
480 N Arroyo Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91103, USA23Bond with each other at Adventure City
Go rock climbing, play arcade games, and visit the Petting Farm or the Party Tree House. They also offer a variety of rides, including roller coasters, a carousel, and the Balloon Ride.
1238 S Beach Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92804, USA24
Ride and play at Pacific Park
Go on rides like the Pacific Wheel, Shark Frenzy, Seaside Swing, and many more. Bond with your family and play classic games like Whac-A-Mole, ring toss, goblet toss, and penalty kick.
380 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA25Get active at City Terrace Water Park
Take advantage of City Terrace Water Park’s playgrounds, pools, and sports facilities. The park also holds movie screenings, parenting classes, day camps, concerts and many more.
1126 N Hazard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90063, USA26Have a unique experience at the Two Bit Circus Micro Amusement Park
Have a go at their story rooms and interactive stage shows. Experience a variety of VR and motion simulator games. They also have an arcade and modern versions of Midway-style games.
634 Mateo St, Los Angeles, CA 90021, USA27
Thrill yourselves at Knott’s Berry Farm
Hop on a variety of rides at Camp Snoopy, Boardwalk, and Ghost Town. Knott’s Berry Farm also offers plenty of restaurants. Visit the Bird Cage Theatre, the Western Trails Museum, the Wilderness Dance Hall, and many other attractions.
8039 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620, USA28Go for a walk at the Los Angeles State Historic Park
Take a look at some of the attractions that can be seen at the LA State Historic Park, including Endless Orchard, and a monument known as A Park is by the People. The Park also regularly holds different events and concerts.
1245 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA29Visit the The Los Angeles Public Library
The LA Public Library offers more than books and research resources. Take part in Preschool Storytime every Wednesday, which involves activities focused on the five Early Literacy Practices. It also regularly holds language workshops, meditation sessions, and more.
630 W 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90071, USA30Have a wonderful stroll at Grand Park
Stroll through Grand Park’s open spaces and participate in local events and civic gatherings. Enjoy majestic views extending from the Music Center to the City Hall. Check out the Arthur J. Will Memorial Fountain and their membrane pool.
200 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USATop 10 Indoor Family Activities in London31Check out a collection of reading materials at Children’s Book World
Look for the right book for each child at Children’s Book World. This full-service children’s bookshop has a stock of over 80,000 titles for children, parents, teachers and collectors. They also carry a large selection of music, audio books, DVDs, craft and science kits, and educational aids.
10580 Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064, USA32Nurture your love for puppetry with the Bob Baker Marionette Theater
Celebrate and rejuvenate puppetry and the allied arts. The theatre holds monthly shows at the Miracle Mile Toy Hall and has an interactive exhibition at the Southern California Children’s Museum. They also accept requests to perform as part of parties or other events.
1345 W 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90026, USA33Learn more about exotic wildlife at the Star Eco Station
Meet over 200 rescued exotic wildlife at the Star Eco Station. Each tour features fun animal facts, hands-on animal encounters, surprising rescue stories, environmental exhibits, and innovative approaches to going green.
Under 2s go free.
10101 Jefferson Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232, USA34Learn more about robotics at Rolling Robots
Activities and camps offered by Rolling Robots include building LEGO robots and battle robots, learning programming and engineering, improving Minecraft skills, and many more. Check out their website to find out which camp is the best for your children.
201 N Brand Blvd. #120B Glendale, CA 91203, USA35Get active at Sky High Sports
Visit Sky High Sports, the ultimate family entertainment center. Play dodgeball, take on their ninja course and swing your way into their foam pit. You can also participate in their signature fitness program, AIRobics.
6033 De Soto Ave, Woodland Hills, CA 91367, USA36Skate with friends and family at the Moonlight Rollerway
Take part in open skate events or book private skate parties at the Moonlight Rollerway’s roller rink. Don’t know how to skate? Participate in their beginners kids classes and adults classes.
5110 San Fernando Rd, Glendale, CA 91204, USA37Try indoor karting at Racer’s Edge
Racer Edge’s high speed race track is fun and challenging for all skill levels. The karts used in the facility is exclusively made by Europe’s leading kart manufacturers.
960 Chestnut St, Burbank, CA 91506, USA38
Improve your teamwork at Virtual Reality Escape Room
Go on the ultimate team-based VR experience offered by Virtual Reality Escape Room. The experience was designed by video game developers to guarantee a long, fun experience and most importantly an experience open to everyone.
6434 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA39Explore different worlds at VR Territory
Take advantage of this fully immersive virtual reality experience center. They have shooters, horror games, and even games designed for children.
19524 Nordhoff St Ste 3A, Northridge, CA 91324, USA40Experience the wonders of skating at the Iceland Ice Skating Rink
Improve your ice skating skills or play Broomball at this wonderful indoor ice skating rink. They also offer skating classes, figure skating training, hockey classes, and many more.
14318 Calvert St, Van Nuys, CA 91401, USATop 10 Outdoor Family Activities in London41Go for a swim at the Annenberg Community Beach House
Take advantage of the Annenberg Community Beach House’s splash pad, playground, beach courts, and fields. Visit the Marion Davies Guest House and enjoy spectacular views of the area as you relax.
415 Pacific Coast Hwy, Santa Monica, CA 90402, USA42Appreciate nature at Descanso Gardens
La Cañada Flintridge
Appreciate nature and marvel at botanical collections and horticultural displays at the Descanso Gardens. Hop aboard the gardens’ 1/8th-scale replica of a diesel train and travel along the Enchanted Railroad’s tracks.
1418 Descanso Dr, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011, USA43Learn more about nature at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden
Find out how to grow plants through workshops held by the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden. The garden also holds talks and ceramic classes for children and families.
301N N Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA 91007, USA44Ride ponies at Griffith Park
Griffith Park offers pony rides for people of all ages. Families can go on wagon rides while toddlers can go on the Pony-Go-Around.
4400 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA45Go on TreePeople’s tours of Coldwater Canyon Park
Appreciate nature as you go on a tour of the Coldwater Canyon Park. TreePeople organizes guided tours of the park as well as school field trips, moonlight hikes, and group dog walks.
12601 Mulholland Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210, USA46Explore Tongva Park
Explore the park’s gardens, take advantage of its shaded picnic areas and walking paths, and visit the natural ampitheater. Children will love the discover play area, which also has a splash pad.
1615 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA47Marvel at the beauty of the Watts Towers of Simon Rodia State Historic Park
Feast your eyes on an assemblage of seventeen vernacular sculptural pieces created by Sabato Rodia. He developed the mosaic garden, which included a patio, benches, fountains, pavilions, and towers
1765 E 107th St, Los Angeles, CA 90002, USA48Help your children become more inclusive at Shane’s Inspiration
Visit the first universally accessible playground in California. Shane’s Inspiration’s playgrounds and educational programs were created with kids of all abilities in mind.
4800 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA49Bond with your children at the Sherman Oaks Castle Park
Enjoy the finest miniature golf, arcade and batting cages in San Fernando Valley’s premier family entertainment center.
4989 Sepulveda Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403, USA50Go for a ride at the Angels Flight Railway
Satisfy your children’s obsession with trains and other large vehicles by going on a short but sweet ride at Angels Flight Railway. Discover what it’s like to ride a 117 year old funicular, which has given more than 100 million rides along its hillside track.
350 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90013, USAPlease follow and like us: