Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, California
2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90049| Map |
The Skirball Cultural Center is devoted to sustaining Jewish heritage and American democratic ideals. The Center features a museum with exhibitions, film events, performances, and comedy, family, literary and cultural programs. Noah's Ark at the Skirball offers a multi-sensory, interactive experience. Children board a gigantic wooden ark to play and climb alongside handcrafted, fanciful animals?from life-sized elephants and giraffes to snow leopards, flamingos and iguanas.
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Ratings by kids' ages
- Tots (0-2)
- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
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Same-day, walk-up tickets to Noah's Ark are subject to availability. Advance tickets to Noah's Ark are highly recommended on weekends and during school breaks, including spring, summer, and winter recesses. To ensure a safe and pleasant visitor experience, all Noah's Ark ticketholders are assigned an entry time permitting up to two hours in the galleries. Please note: On Free Thursdays, Noah's Ark tickets are available on a walk-up basis only and distributed on a first-come, first-served basis subject to availability. Walk-up tickets can be obtained at the admissions desk starting at 11:45 a.m.
Address: 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90049| Map
Hours: Tuesday-Friday 12 pm to 5 pm. Saturday-Sunday 10 am to 5 pm
Price: Adults $10; Seniors and Students $7; Children (2-12) $5; Children under 2 Free
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I went on a lovely trip here... it's off of Sepulveda... so it's not really crowded around there. Anyway, love the Noah's Arc exhibit...and I'm an adult. hahaha. I liked being able to touch the stuff...and while my friends all groan at me... I am really just an overgrown kid.... but I had fun! :) hah...
I'm always looking for a neat spot for the kid and we definitely found one today with the Noah's Ark Exhibit. Jackpot! Kids are allowed to touch everything. In fact, they are ENCOURAGED to do it. Do you know how nice it ...
When I first moved to LA a few years ago, I was mostly already acquainted with the area. There was one, however, question which burned my brain. What is the Skirball? Is it a place? An object? An alien under governmental observance? A recreational center (this is what I first thought). Obviously, I figured it out rather quickly but I didn't actually get to experience the Skirball until now. Considered a Jewish Cultural Center but also a museum of sorts, the Skirball is sort of like the Getty on a much (much, much, much) more scaled down version. It features exhibits, gifts shops, free concerts, a venue for weddings, etc. Don't expect the same architectural wonders and gardens of the Getty, however. The Skirb...
My family went to the concert last night and it became a nightclub! Everyone danced, had a great time, and did not sit down at all! One of the best concerts I have been to...