(FOX 11) - Have you been meaning to explore LACMA or the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County? Mark your calendars for Jan. 29!
Several museums in Southern California are offering free admission for one day only as part of Museums Free-for-All day. The event, in partnership with Metro, aims to encourage visitors to check out area museums while riding the Metro bus.
This offer is for general museum admission at participating museums only and does not apply to specially ticketed exhibitions, according to socalmuseums.org. Regular parking fees also apply.
The participating museums in 2017 include:
Annenberg Space for Photography
Armory Center for the Arts
Autry Museum of the American West
California African American Museum
California Science Center (Excludes IMAX films and The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition. Timed reservation with convenience fee required for Space Shuttle Endeavour)
Columbia Memorial Space Center (Offering free admission on Saturday, Jan. 28, instead of Jan. 29)
Craft & Folk Art Museum
Descanso Gardens (Free timed tickets available on first-come, first-served basis at www.descansogardens.org)
Fowler Museum at UCLA
Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art at Pepperdine
Getty Villa (Free timed tickets required via www.getty.edu).
Japanese American National Museum
Kidspace Children’s Museum
Laguna Art Museum
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum (General admission only; free tickets available at tarpits.org/freeforall)
La Plaza de Cultura y Artes
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA)
Museum of Tolerance
Orange County Museum of Art
The Paley Center for Media
Pasadena Museum of California Art
Petersen Automotive Museum (Reserve timed tickets in advance)
Pomona College Museum of Art
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Skirball Cultural Center (Noah’s Ark timed-entry, one-hour tickets are limited and distributed first-come, first-served)
Zimmer Children’s Museum
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