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!



Gift Membership Drive

Starting November 15th: Give the gift of a membership and get a FREE gift!


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


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!

Wednesday, Nov 26 – The Crazy Creole Mommy Choronicles presents The Dinner Party Series (9am-10am: During V.I.B. Hour)

Join us for a healthy food making presentation by mommy, blogger, advocate and home cook, Brooke Abbot! You'll receive free baby food recipes (with hidden vegetables). We will be mixing yummy treats for all of us to eat! RSVP encouraged. Please call (323)761-8984. www.crazycreolemommy.com

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, live entertainment, face painting and great prizes!  Plus, lots of information on resources available for families with special needs! RSVP recommended, but not required.


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)

The New York Times bestselling author and his 2013-14 AKC Humane Fund Award for Canine Excellence - Service Dog recipient, Luis and Tuesday will join us for a special reading of their widely acclaimed new children's book, Tuesday Tucks Me In. During the presentation, we will take part in demonstrations with Luis and Tuesday and explore & experience the benefits of service dogs and animal assisted therapy (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!


Sunday, Jan 4 – Open Art: Beans! (2pm – 4pm)

National Bean Day is just around the corner (Jan 6), so we’re celebrating with all sorts of bean-tastic activities!

Sunday, Jan 11 – Second Sunday Concert: Rock with Luis! (3pm)

With rock, reggae, ska folk and a rainbow of styles from Latin America including cumbia folk and bossa nova, Peruvian Native Luis will sing songs that dance from one language to another!

Sunday, Jan 18 – Dreaming our Way to a Better World! (3pm – 4pm)

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. shared his dream for a better world.  In remembrance of his legacy, share your dreams for a better world.

Sunday, Jan 25 – Happy Opposite Day! (2pm – 4pm)

Don’t join us today as we don’t celebrate Opposite Day!  Wait, what?  Exactly!  Create your own little flash card game of opposites!  Including up and down, left and right, happy and sad, hellos and goodbyes!  What other opposites can you think of!?

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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