Zimmer Children's Museum


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


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Tuesdays and Fridays @ 11am, 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!

Tuesdays @ 3pm, in the Art Room
Each week, our studio welcomes young artists to participate in a new project. Drop in anytime the studio is open to create entirely original masterpieces!

Fridays and some Wednesdays @ 3pm, in the Community Park
Lets get poppin'!

Wednesdays @ 11am, in the Art Room
Explore stories, songs, and cuisines from around the world!

Thursdays and some Tuesdays @ 11am, in Bubbie’s Bookstore

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

Some Wednesdays and some Thursdays@ 3pm
in the Community Park
Creations take flight in our wind tunnel at the Discovery Airport!

Fridays @ 3pm, join us to find out location
Join us as we discover what's in the box!

Some Thursdays @ 3pm, at the Light and Shadow exhibit
Lets see what fun shadows your little one can come up with as they play around with different shapes under the light!



ALL of November – Playdating Game

Do you have a playdate group? Do you like a good deal? Well then it's time
to play THE PLAYDATING GAME! Match the Zimmer up with your weekday
playdates during the month of November and everyone in your group will
get in for $3 or FREE! (Little ones under 1 are always free at the Zimmer!)

Minimum group size: 10
Payment must be made in one large sum.

Thursday, Nov 6 – Scholarshare


FREE MUSEUM ADMISSION! The Zimmer wants to encourage a college savings plan by giving you your first contribution that you can stash in your child's 529! www.scholarshare.com

Tuesday, Nov 11 -  Veteran's Day



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


Sunday, Oct 19 – Imagine & Invent (3pm – 4pm)

From the simple invention of a wheel to cellphones and robots… what will you invent?  Join us for an afternoon of imagining and inventing all sorts of silly, really cool, useful and non-useful, but still really awesome creations!

Sunday, Oct 26 – Open Art Studio: Pablo Picasso (2pm – 4pm)

Discover human portraiture in the abstract with collage art as we celebrate the art and life of Pablo Picasso! 

Friday, Oct 31Costume Craze!

$1 off museum admission if you wear a costume!


Sunday, Nov 2 – A Healthy & Whole You with Whole Foods! (3pm - 4pm)

Access to fresh & nutritious food is essential for growing minds and growing bodies!  Join us as we create our own sampling of a healthy blended drink... perhaps a spinach berry lime squeeze? Or a celery garlic smoothie? www.wholefoodsmarket.com

Sunday, Nov 9 – Second Sunday Concert: Andrew & Polly (3pm)

Recipients of the 2012 ASCAP Foundation Joe Raposo Children's Music Award, this delightful duo will perform imaginative and thoughtful songs that encourage musical playfulness for people with any number of teeth!  Join us as we welcome back Andrew & Polly for a show you definitely do not want to miss! www.andrewandpolly.com

Sunday, Nov 16 – Buttons Up!

Its National Button Day!  Join us in our art studio as we sort, stack, and style up with buttons!

Sunday, Nov 23 – The Story Boat with Captain Storyteller Mike McArdle (3pm)

All aboard the Story Boat with Captain Storyteller Mike McArdle!  As part of the captain's crew, we'll sing, play and dance through a fantastical journey around the world!  Meet mystical characters and magical creatures through adventures and stories galore!

Sunday, Nov 30 – Garlands of Gratitude (2pm - 4pm)

There is so much to be grateful for during this time of the year.  Share what you are grateful for as we create garlands of gratitude to hang in our home and in yours.


Sunday, Dec 7 – L.A. Parent’s Special Needs Resource Fair (Free Museum Admission, 12:30pm-5pm)

Take flight in our Discovery Airport and cook up delicious meals in our Blue Bagel Café, and more!  Enjoy all of Zimmer’s exhibits and more!  Live entertainment, face painting and great prizes!  Plus, lots of information on resources available for families with special needs!

Sunday, Dec 14 – Hanukkah Festival

Hanukkah is The Festival of Lights!  Join us as we celebrate Hanukkah with a fun-filled day of light-themed activities and a special guest performance by Addie Lupert at 3:00pm

Sunday, Dec 21“Tuesday Tucks Me In” with Luis and Tuesday! (3pm)

Recipients of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s 2011 Voice Award, and the AKC’s Humane Fund Award for Canine Excellence, Luis and Tuesday joins us for a special reading of their acclaimed new  children’s book, Tuesday Tucks Me In!  After the reading, we’ll explore and experience the benefits of service dogs and other forms of animal assisted therapies (AAT) in an educational and interactive way!

Sunday, Dec 28 – Open Art: Winter!

Cotton balls, glitter, and puffy paint!  Join us in our art studio for winter themed crafts!

Wednesday, Dec 31 – New Year’s Eve Party!

10 – 9 – 8… let the countdowns begin!  Decorate your own sparkly party accessories and noisemakers as we ring in 2015!  The balloons drop at 11:15a, 12:15p, 1:15p, 2:15p and 3:15p!

Check our monthly calendar for more super awesome activities all week!


Zimmer Children's Museum
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-5pm
VIB Hour (under 2 only):
Wed., 9am-10am
Members Only : Fri., 9am-10am
Saturday: CLOSED


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