Zimmer Children's Museum


At the Zimmer, we offer a FREE program every morning and afternoon! Click HERE
to find out which fun activities are happening each day!


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in the Art Room
Lets see what fun shadows your little one can come up with as they play around with different shapes under the light!

in the Mann Theater
This FREE treat is sure to get your little ones laughing and singing along with all your favorite classic children’s songs!
Plus, every third Friday special guest singer, David Tobocman, joins us with his own top hits!

in the Art Room
This FREE family program is open for all ages that incorporates a variety of mixed media art experiences allowing
young children to experiment with color on a canvas larger than themselves!

in the Art Room
This FREE family program is open for all ages that incorporates chalk art, allowing young children to experiment
with a unique kind of medium!

in the Art Room
Explore stories, songs, and cuisines from around the world!

in Program Room 9
Lets get poppin'!

in Bubbie’s Bookstore

This interactive story time is sure to keep the little ones entertained!

at the Discovery Airport
Creations take flight in our wind tunnel at the Discovery Airport!


All Sunday drop-in programs run from 3:00pm-4:00pm and are FREE with paid admission.



Sun, Aug 6 – Happy Birthday Andy Warhol! (2-4pm)

Today we celebrate artist, Andy Warhol’s birthday! Join us in our Art Studio as we create our own original Pop Art using paints, stamps, and more!

Sun, Aug 13 – Prepare to get Messy! (2-4pm)

Goop, Gak, and Oobleck! Get your hands sticky as we explore different icky textures! Make your own batch and grab a recipe card to continue the fun at home.

Sun, Aug 20 – Gyotaku Print Making (2-4pm)

Join us in our art studio and try your hand at the traditional Japanese art of Gyotaku or fish printing (but not with real fish, of course).

Sun, Aug 27 – National Dog Day (2-4pm)

Join us as we celebrate our furry friends in honor of National Dog Day (Aug 26)!


Sun, Sept 3 – Franklin Haynes Marionettes: The Princess and the Pirates (3-4pm)

Juggling cannon balls! Trapeze tricks! An adventure to save Princess Rachel on Skull Island!  Join us for a hilarious family-friendly puppet show, The Princess and the Pirates presented by Franklin Haynes Marionettes. Will the princess be saved? Come find out! http://www.haynesmarionettes.com

Sun, Sept 10 – CLOSED

Sun, Sept 17 – Rosh Hashanah Festival (1-4pm)

Come celebrate Rosh Hashanah at the Zimmer and join us for a day of reflection and celebration as we welcome a new year! We will be making paper shofars, stamping apples and printing honey hives for a sweet new year!

Sun, Sept 24 – Museum Day Live (12:30pm-4pm)

Museum Day Live! is an annual celebration of BOUNDLESS CURIOSITY hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket. The Zimmer museum is proud to participate on Sunday, September 24th (we are closed on Saturday, September 23rd) and offer free admission to all visitors today! http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/

Please note, there is often a wait to enter the museum during Free Admission Days. We do not take RSVPs for this day. No entry will be allowed after 4pm.


6505 Wilshire Blvd., #100
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Front Desk: (323) 761-8984
Fax: (323) 761-8990
Email: info@zimmermuseum.org

Monday-Thursday: 10am-5pm
Friday: 10am-4pm
Sunday: 12:30pm-4:30pm
Saturday: CLOSED
VIB Hour
(under 2 only)
Wednesday: 9am-10am
Members Only:
Friday: 9am-10am
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