Kids Activities in Cudahy

Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 56% Off)

AMF Bowling Centers

Multiple Locations

$50 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

Admission with Pony, Train, and Merry-Go-Round Rides for Two or Four at Montebello Barnyard Zoo (Up to 50%)

Montebello Barnyard Zoo

Montebello

$28 $15

A rustic farm setting features pony rides, a merry-go-round, and up-close interactions with zebras, llamas, cows, and various farm animals

Zimmer Children's Museum Visit for Two Adults and Two or Three Children (Up to 49% Off)

Zimmer Children's Museum

Mid-Wilshire

$28 $15

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Two floors house 10+ interactive art and science exhibits and programs such as sing-alongs and art time, all geared toward kids ages 0–8

$49 for Four Private Guitar Lessons with Free Lesson e-Book at American Guitar Academy ($ 129.95 Value)

American Guitar Academy

Multiple Locations

$129.95 $49

Under the tutelage of skilled instructors, prospective rock icons learn scales, chords, and soloing techniques during 30-minute lessons

Standup-Paddleboarding Lessons or Four-Hour Rental for One or Two at Venice Beach Surf School (Up to 83% Off)

Venice Beach Surf School

Venice Beach Surf School

$160 $49

Instructor with more than 25 years slicing waves teaches students to master the same

5 or 10 Open-Play Sessions at The Awesome Playground (Up to 56% Off)

The Awesome Playground

Highland Park

$40 $20

Sock-adorned kids traipse through indoor play equipment for endless fun

120-Minute Painting Class from Art of Bella (44% Off)

Art Of Bella Studio

Mid-Wilshire

$45 $25

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One, Three, or Six 30-Minute Piano Lessons at Piano Studies LA (Up to 55% Off)

Piano Studies LA

Hollywood

$40 $20

Each lesson covers both technical and musical aspects of piano-playing, focusing on the student's choice of classical or popular songs

Family or Individual Travel Town Museum Foundation Membership (Up to 50% Off)

Travel Town Museum Foundation

Los Angeles

$60 $30

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Support educational outreach and restoration programs with a year of gift shop discounts, admission to members-only events, and souvenirs

One-Year Individual or Family/Dual Membership to the Chinese American Museum (Up to 56% Off)

Chinese American Museum

Chinatown

$50 $22

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In its 10th year, CAM's current exhibits include L.A. Heat: Taste Changing Condiments, documenting Chinese immigration to the States

$38 for $85 Toward one hour guitar lesson (with extra 15 minute "how to practice" coaching session)

Zotzinmusic

Atwater Village

$85 $38

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Admission for Two or Four with $10 or $20 Off at Gift Shop at The Museum of Contemporary Art (56% Off)

The Museum of Contemporary Art ( moca )

Downtown Los Angeles

$34 $15

Roy Lichtenstein, Jean-Michel Basquiat and other visual masters star in permanent collection at museum filled with post-1940 art

Two or Four Tickets to GRAMMY Museum (Up to 50% Off)

GRAMMY Museum

Downtown Los Angeles

$25.90 $13

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Donna Summer and the greats of 1960s Los Angeles are the centerpiece of this summer's exhibitions at the GRAMMY Museum

One- or Two-Month Free Bird Membership or Three-Month Open-Play Membership at Pamper and Play (Up to 66% Off)

Pamper and Play

West Los Angeles

$69 $30

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Indoor play center offers parents playtime for kids; activities include a bubble machine and mini trampoline plus toys and games

Two-Hour Stand-Up Paddleboard Rental, or One or Three Lessons from Paddle Surf LA (Up to 65% Off)

Paddle Surf LA

Paddle Surf LA

$60 $26

Learn how to navigate the waters of Marina Del Rey while paddling sturdy longboards

One-Day Afterschool Robotics Workshop for One or Two Children at Rolling Robots (42% Off)

Rolling Robots

Multiple Locations

$50 $29

After school, children learn to design, program, and create robots during a 1 hour lesson, followed by 90 minutes of open build time

Four or Eight Private Guitar Lessons at Westwood Carnaval Music School (Up to 52% Off)

Westwood Carnaval Music School

UCLA

$160 $79

Instructors teach students basic or more advanced guitar skills during private lessons

$38 for $75 Toward piano, violin, voice, music production, or acting lessons

Renacer Entertainment Music Lessons & Performance Coaching

North Hollywood

$75 $38

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$149 for $298 Groupon — LA Voice & Music

La Voice & Music

Crenshaw

$298 $149

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5 or 10 Open-Play Visits at Under the Sea Indoor Playground (Up to 55% Off)

Under the Sea Indoor Playground

Multiple Locations

$55 $27

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Imagination and energy run wild as kids traipse through climbing structures and turbo slides surrounded by colorful ocean-themed murals

$29 for Three Months of 3D Guitar Lessons Online from iPerform 3D Online Guitar Lessons ($168.85 Value)

iPerform3D Online Guitar Lessons

Online Deal

$168.85 $29

Online lessons use 3D tech with video, tabs and backing tracks to let users follow along from any angle and create customizable lesson plans

Single-Day Admission or Membership to Museum of Tolerance (Up to 56% Off). Five Options Available.

Museum of Tolerance

Beverlywood

$31 $17

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Interactive exhibits on the Holocaust and contemporary human-rights violations illustrate the consequences of intolerance

One or Three One-Hour In-Home Guitar Lessons from Craig's Guitar Lessons (Up to 56% Off)

Craig's Guitar Lessons

Redeem from Home

$60 $29

Guitarist of 25+ years tailors lessons to each student's interests, such as learning lead-guitar techniques or their favorite songs

Three or Five Hours of Guitar Lessons at Sly Mark Music (Up to 78% Off)

Sly Mark Music

On Location

$150 $45

Guitarist teaches students of all ages and abilities tricks that professional guitarists use, customizing lessons to each student

Two or Five 30-Minute Private Guitar Lessons from Los Angeles Guitar Instruction (Up to 63% Off)

Los Angeles Guitar Instruction

On Location

$120 $45

Guitarist with 17 years of experience and two albums teaches students of all ages and skill levels

$21 for $38 Worth of Music Lessons — Rock Stars Of Tomorrow

Rock Stars Of Tomorrow

Redeem from Home

$38 $21

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$20 for $50 Worth of Music Lessons — Daniel Amalm Guitar Tuition

Daniel Amalm

Los Angeles

$50 $20

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$30 for $60 Toward One Hour Guitar Lesson — Janet Robin Guitar Lessons

Janet Robin Guitar Lessons

Redeem from Home

$60 $30

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Three or Five One-Hour At-Home Kids' Music Lessons from Seth Jeremy Productions (Up to 58% Off)

Seth Jeremy Productions

Redeem from Home

$210 $89

In the comfort of home, kids study a choice of piano, guitar, clarinet, saxophone, music production, composition, theory, or voice

Two 30- or 60-Minute Onsite Music or Voice Lessons at Right Start Music (Up to 65% Off)

Right Start Music

On Location

$80 $29

Instructors who specialize in teaching beginners travel to teach onsite lessons in voice, piano, guitar, bass, drums, or flute

$77 for $140 Worth of Sports Camp — Active Kidz Camp

Active Kidz Camp

Los Angeles

$140 $77

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Two Hours of Bowling for Two or Four at Cal Bowl (Up to 59% Off). Four Options Available.

Cal Bowl

Lakewood

$61 $25

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Challenge a friend or a group to friendly games of bowling as you compete for points and strikes

Two 1-Hour Jump Passes including SkySocks or Jump Around Party Package For Up to 10 at Sky Zone (Up to 44% Off)

Sky Zone

Torrance

$32 $18

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Bounce on a massive sea of connected trampolines and angled wall trampolines with Sky Slam, Foam Zone and Ultimate Dodgeball

Four Dance and Gym Classes or Four Art Classes at Oodles Learning Center & Kids Gym (Up to 64% Off)

Oodles Learning Center and Kids Gym

Cerritos

$45 $16

The staff leads 60-minute classes that help kids learn a new dance move, improve their balance, or boost their creativity through drawing

Four or Eight 30-Minute Guitar Lessons at Vez Guitar Academy (Up to 68% Off)

Vez Guitar Academy

Alhambra

$100 $35

Instructor with more than three decades of experience tailors half-hour guitar lessons to students' preferences

Four or Eight Guitar Lessons (Up to 65% Off)

Guitar Lessons with Angelo

Alhambra

$100 $45

Learn how to play the guitar with an instructor whose been teaching blues, rock, pop, finger-style, and swing jazz for nine years

Two-Hour Wristband for One or Two at Go Kart World (28% Off)

Go Kart World

Carson

$40 $29

Six go-kart tracks entice families and celebrities alike with sprint-car and euro-car racing

$19 for a Splash! Buccaneer Bay Waterpark Visit for Two ($37.90 Value)

Splash! Buccaneer Bay Waterpark

La Mirada

$37.90 $19

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Pirate-themed water park boasts three water slides, a lazy river, pool, and splash zone for kids under 48" tall

One 60-Minute Batting Cage Session or Three or Five 30-Minute Sessions at On Deck Batting Cages (Up to 59% Off)

On Deck Batting Cages

Signal Hill

$30 $15

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Players refine their swing in one of 14 batting cages equipped with baseball and softball pitching machines by Jugs and Home Plate

Up to 58% Off Batting Cage — All-Star Baseball School

All-Star Baseball School

South Pasadena

$60 $25

Equipped with rental bats and helmets, guests hit line drives in cages and depart with chewing gum, baseball cards, and instructional DVDs

Two Games of Bowling with Rental Shoes for Four, Six, or Eight at Palos Verdes Bowl (Up to 53% Off)

Palos Verdes Bowl

Torrance

$56 $32

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Groups don rented shoes to toss bowling balls down their choice of 40 lanes; lounge with green-screen karaoke

$69 for Four 30-Minute Piano Lessons at Los Alamitos Academy of Music, Arts, and Languages ($150 Value)

Los Alamitos Academy of Music, Arts, and Languages

Los Alamitos

$150 $69

Learn piano-playing techniques and comprehension during lessons taught by instructors approved by the Music Teachers National Association

$36 for $80 Worth of Music Lessons — Music Lessons & Performance Coaching

Music Lessons & Performance Coaching

North Hollywood

$80 $36

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Two-Hour Group Standup-Paddleboard Lesson for One, Two, or Four from Marina Paddle (Up to 75% Off)

Marina Paddle

Marina Del Ray

$80 $20

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Group lessons introduce participants to safe maneuvering techniques for surfing-and-paddling hybrid

One-Year Membership or Cemetery Walking Tour for One from Historical Society of Long Beach (Up to 41% Off)

Historical Society of Long Beach

Historical Society of Long Beach

$100 $59

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Tour covers some of Long Beach's most notable residents; history museum exhibits photographs, newspapers, documents, and other artifacts

$54 for $120 Worth of Music Lessons — Ronnie Ciago Drum Lessons

Ronnie Ciago Drum Lessons

Long Beach

$120 $54

From the merchant: Beginners to advanced drummers will learn technique, grooves, and reading; they will play all styles by Ronnie Ciago.

Blue Whale-Watching Cruise tickets for Two or Four from Harbor Breeze Cruises (Up to 55% Off)

Harbor Breeze Cruises

Downtown Long Beach

$100 $49

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Aboard double-decker vessels, narrated cruises sail throughout the Pacific Ocean and search for blue whales, dolphins, and sea lions

Basic or Family Membership to the Museum of Latin American Art (Up to 52% Off)

Museum of Latin American Art

Downtown Long Beach

$60 $29

Works from Latin America and the Caribbean fill the only museum in the country dedicated to modern and contemporary Latin American art

Membership Package with Classes and Open Play for One or Two Kids at My Gym Children's Fitness Center (Up to 71% Off)

My Gym Children's Fitness Center

Pasadena

$154 $45

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Kids aged 0–13 romp and socialize throughout four weeks of classes and free-play sessions

Four, Six, or Eight 30-Minute Music Lessons at Allen School of Music (Up to 56% Off)

Allen School of Music

West Central

$100 $49

30-minute private music lessons in piano, voice, guitar, bass, brass, and songwriting

Visit for Two or Four or Membership to Pasadena Museum of California Art (Up to Half Off)

Pasadena Museum of California Art

West Central

$50 $25

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Art museum features modern design, textiles, woodblock prints, and sculptures created by California artists

One or Three Months of Open Play and Classes at Magical Playground (51% Off)

Magical Playground

Multiple Locations

$75 $37

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Jungle gym, castle bouncer, and air-hockey games amuse kids during open play; arts and crafts and basic Spanish classes expand kids' minds

Five or Ten All-Day Play Passes or Birthday Party for Up to 20 Kids at We Rock The Spectrum Glendale LLC (Up to 51% Off)

We Rock The Spectrum Glendale LLC

Pacific - Edison

$50 $25

At an indoor playground/sensory gym with trampolines, climbing structures, & zipline, kids across the autism spectrum socialize and have fun

$55 for $100 Groupon — The Eversole Studio

The Eversole Studio

Verdugo Woodlands

$100 $55

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Four Children's Development or Music Classes, or Mobile Music Party from Wondertree Kids (Up to 60% Off)

Wondertree Kids

El Segundo

$104 $49

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Developmental classes combine fun activities with stimulating exercises to stimulate cognitive skills

One-Month Indoor Playground Pass for One or Two Children at Twinkle Twinkle Kids' Café (Up to 51% Off)

Twinkle Twinkle Kids' Café

Lomita

$50 $25

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Kids up to 7 years old or 4 feet tall play on the safe, clean indoor playground featuring tunnels, slides, and age-appropriate toys

90-Minute SUP Lesson Package for 1 or 2 or Birthday-Party Package for Up to 10 at Paddle House (Up to 67% Off)

Paddle House

Redondo Beach

$90 $45

Guests learn the basics of easy-to-master standup paddleboards, enjoying a yoga lesson or party that lets them revel on a yacht post paddle

Two Hours of Bowling with Shoe Rentals for Two, Four, or Six at La Habra 300 Bowl (Up to 76% Off)

La Habra 300 Bowl

La Habra City

$56 $19

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Open until at least 11 p.m. nightly, bowling alley hosts groups in traditional atmosphere or in festive light of cosmic bowling on weekends

Open Play for Two or Four or Party Package for Up to 15 at Kidz Spot (50% Off)

Kidz Spot

La Habra City

$20 $10

Indoor playground encourages kids ages 6 months to 10 years to develop social and motor skills, expand their imaginations, and stay safe

$69 for $137 $137 Toward One Month of Music Lessons and Registration Fee — Bach 2 Rock Academy of Music

The Bach 2 Rock Academy Of Music

La Habra City

$137 $69

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Paint Your Own Pottery for Two or Four at Color Me Mine (Up to 52% Off)

Color Me Mine

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

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Choose from a bounty of dishes, figurines, and other ceramic creations to paint in vibrant colors, then hand off to staff to glaze and fire

Ivan Amodei's "Intimate Illusions" at Beverly Wilshire on September 20 or 27 or October 25 (Up to 59% Off)

Intimate Illusions

Beverly Wilshire Hotel

$73 $30

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Award-winning magician dazzles with carefully wrought illusions and witty banter, accompanied by a live cellist

Two-Hour Standup-Paddleboard Rental for Two, Four, or Six from Huntington Harbor Boat Rentals (Up to 75% Off)

Huntington Harbor Boat Rentals

Sunset Beach

$160 $49

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Standup paddleboards cut across the waves as riders balance and maneuver on the waters of Sunset Beach

Saturday Night NASCAR Race with Meals and Go-Kart Races for Two or Four at Irwindale Event Center (Up to 64%Off)

Irwindale Event Center

El Monte City

$68 $25

Witness a NASCAR race while dining on meals, then hit the go-kart track for a friendly competition

Two Games of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two or Four at Jillian's – Universal City (Up to 55% Off)

Jillian's

Universal City

$27 $15

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Cosmic neon lit bowling alley with 10 lanes, four pool tables, full bar and club nights

Ice Skating and Skate Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Palos Verdes Ice Chalet (Up to 50% Off)

Palos Verdes Ice Chalet

Palos Verdes Peninsula

$20 $10

Ice rink opens doors during daily public-skating sessions, when energizing music blasts from the speakers to score treks around the arena

20 or 40 Batting-Cage Tokens or 60-Minute Training-Tunnel Rental at Power Alley OC (Up to 48% Off)

Power Alley OC

Fullerton

$20 $12

Batting cages let burgeoning hitters practice their swings, while training tunnels provide enough room to pitch, hit, and catch

Two or Four Four-Hour Open-Play Sessions at Pumper Jumpers (40% Off)

Pumper Jumpers

Fullerton

$10 $6

17,000-square-foot space with bounce houses, a large playground, and XBox or Wii games on 48-inch screens for teenagers

$75 for $150 Worth of 4 Guitar Lessons — Fullerton Guitar Academy

Fullerton Guitar Academy

Fullerton

$150 $75

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Pass for Go-Karting, Mini-Golf, and Other Attractions for One, Two, or Four at SpeedZone (Up to 45% Off)

Palace Entertainment

City of Industry

$39.99 $22.99

Family-entertainment center amuses visitors with access to miniature golf, go-karts, and more

$12 for $20 Worth of Batting Practice — The Armory Softball Training Facility

The Armory Softball Training Facility

Northwest San Pedro

$20 $12

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Standup-Paddleboarding Lesson for One or Two with Equipment from Captain Kirk's (Up to Half Off)

Captain Kirk's

Captain Kirk's Kiteboarding

$69 $35

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Seasoned instructors teach small groups how to balance atop boards and catch waves during 90-minute classes with all gear provided

Indoor-Playground Visits or a Party Package at Caterpillar Kids Place (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Caterpillar Kids Place

La Canada Flintridge

$60 $32

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Eco-friendly play place entertains kids with crafts, music, and a bounce house, while onsite lounge relaxes parents with WiFi and coffee

Standup-Paddleboard Rental from Primo Surfing & Paddleboard Lessons (Up to 64% Off). Four Options Available.

Primo Surfing & Paddleboard Lessons

Monrovia

$95 $35

Beginners and lifelong surfers savor the experience of stand-up paddleboarding; lessons and onshore orientation are also available

Martial Arts History Museum Visit for Two or Four, or One Individual Membership (Up to 62% Off)

Martial Arts History Museum

Burbank

$20 $9

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Exhibits explore martial arts' role in the history of Asian countries and their influence on American pop culture

Two or Four Music Lessons or a Toddler Rock Course for One or Two at Neighborhood Rock School (Up to 59% Off)

Neighborhood Rock School

Burbank

$60 $29

Specialists instruct students of all ability levels in playing the guitaor, drums, bass, piano, or violin, or using their voice

$46 for Four 16-Lap Go-Kart Races at Racer's Edge Indoor Karting ($92 Value)

Racer's Edge Indoor Karting

Burbank

$92 $46

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Electric Sodi go-karts zip around a 2.5-mile, 16-lap race

Bowling for Two, Four, or Six at Westminster Lanes (Up to Half Off)

Westminster Lanes

Westminster

$42 $21

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Groups of two, four, and six send pins crashing for two hours

Dragster Ride-Along or Drive from Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience (Up to 31% Off). Four Options Available.

Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience

Multiple Locations

$169 $119

Dragster creates g-force as drivers accelerate to speeds of 100+ mph during ride-alongs or self-piloted adventures

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Montebello Barnyard Zoo's animals are like rock stars, touring local homes and meeting places for one-on-one encounters and shows. Pony rides headline this traveling attraction, which also incorporates a petting zoo with various farm animals: goats, sheep, chickens, and even a llama.

The animals still spend the most time at their home venue, however. Here, fenced off areas contain larger animals such as cows and zebras, who always show up to work wearing the same black-and-white outfits. Bales of hay, wooden barrels, and a large, red barn create a rustic setting for picnics and birthday parties. Nearby, a merry-go-round spins endlessly and a truck?decorated to resemble a locomotive?pulls train cars on a tour of the grounds.

600 Rea Drive
Montebello,
CA
US

The sight of a medieval castle surrounded by tall cacti may seem anachronistic at first, but it's hard to question the image when one is trying to putt a mini golf ball into a grassy hole off the circulating paddles of a windmill. It's whimsical moments like this that make Golf N? Stuff's name feel understated. Beyond the two lush 18-hole mini golf courses that draw year-round visitors, the entertainment center boasts go-karts, bumper boats, and more than 100 arcade games. Batting cages let both kids and adults perfect their swings. Visitors can refuel on hot dogs, Dippin' Dots ice cream, and soda at the snack bar.

10555 Firestone Blvd
Norwalk,
CA
US

Amid the bustle of Hollywood Boulevard stand two monuments to the silver screen. One, the TCL Chinese Theatre, oozes with history— imported Chinese stone lions, a 90-foot-tall copper roof, and concrete blocks that bear the handprints of Hollywood luminaries from years gone by each memorialize the celebrated role the building has played in Hollywood for more than eight decades.

Next door, Chinese 6 Theatres is a tribute to the cutting-edge. Six theaters, some with 3D capability, immerse viewers in ultra-realistic picture and sound better than sitting inside Steven Spielberg's android brain. Beyond the plush theater seating, a bar slings cocktails for in-movie sipping and a restaurant serves a full menu for cravings after the show. The service schedule varies for the bar and the restaurant but both will be open during Summer 2013. Whether they opt for the historic cinema or the ultramodern theater, visitors can catch a full slate of acclaimed new releases on their chosen big screen.

The storied history of TCL Chinese Theatre rivals those of the more than 200 celebrities whose handprints, footprints, and autographs are cemented into the theater's forecourt. Erected in 1927 and declared a historical and cultural landmark in 1968, the iconic theater stages movie screenings, premieres, events, and red-carpet ceremonies. Today, moviegoers walking through the theater's main courtyard can revel in the same opulence of those 1920s screen idols, craning their necks upward to take in the looming pagoda that frames the entrance. Inside, the theater's original 1927 screen towers high above the plush red-velvet seats, surrounded by wooden panels that rise to a ceiling with flowing Chinese-style drawings. This classic Hollywood setting is one of the reasons why the theater, in an echo of its origins, hosts celebrity-studded premieres, such as the 2012 opening for Life of Pi and the 2013 opening for Beautiful Creatures.

6925 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles,
CA
US

Petroleum mogul Dr. Armand Hammer clung to life just long enough to see The Hammer Museum make its debut in 1990, passing away three weeks later. Without the founder’s support, construction screeched to a halt and spaces sat in varying states of completion. But not for long. The powers that be at UCLA saw Hammer’s vision, and took control of the abandoned museum in 1994. They restored it to its former glory by importing the university’s own collections and staff. Today, The Hammer’s unique compendium of works still hints at the unlikely collaboration that bore the museum all those years ago. Its stockpile of masterpieces explores the modern-day in a contemporary collection of mostly drawings and photographs. Richard Hawkins’ disembodied zombie george green might best embody current artistic trends; his expressionless eyes stare from a yellow backdrop, the handiwork of an undead inkjet printer. Meanwhile, the Armand Hammer Collection, left behind by the museum’s namesake, balances george and other outlandish works with 19th-century art by Degas, Cézanne, and van Gogh. It’s virtually impossible to predict whether rotating exhibits will land in classic or contemporary camps. They range from performance art installations—Floor of the Forest depicts two dancers moving through hanging jumbles of used clothing and ropes—to sculptures, paintings, and drawings. To cultivate better artistic understanding, the Hammer Museum hosts events including lunchtime art talks, tours, and screenings.

10899 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles,
CA
US

More than 200 games cover the 5000 sq. ft. Family Arcade. Here are just a few:

  • Air hockey
  • Basketball shooters
  • Row after row of pinball machines
  • Dance games
  • Fighting games
  • First person shooter games

The classic arcade is open every day of the week from 8:30 a.m.?1:30 a.m. and open late on the weekends until 2:30a.m.


Parking is available in the Arcade lot.

Outside the Arcade

Family Arcade also rents a wide variety of entertainment equipment?including jukeboxes?to restaurants, movie studios, and other businesses. Over the years, the Pecks have supplied pinball machines and other games to be used as props in a number of films and TV shows.


Meet the Family Behind the Arcade

The Peck Family, Circa the 1970s
Family Arcade lives up to the first word in its name. In 1971, Harry and David Peck founded the company, an arcade and supplier of coin-operated amusement equipment. Over the decades, they've amassed countless pinball machines, arcade games, pool tables, and much more.

The Peck Family, 40 Years Later
Harry and David are still at it more than 40 years later, now with the help of sons Robert and Stephen.

876 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles,
CA
US

A giant forest stretches across most of California?but its impossible to hike there. Submerged just off of the state's rocky coast, large kelp forests make a home to diverse animal and plant life. Moray eels, leopard sharks, and giant sea bass all swim beneath the water, while sea otters splash at the surface. That's just one of the habitats on display inside the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium.

The 21,000-square-foot aquarium showcases Southern California's rich marine life, making it the largest aquarium of its kind in the world. The Susanne Lawrenz-Miller Exhibit Hall charts a journey through different regions, from the open ocean, to the mudflats, to the sandy shores. Other areas present a more immersive experience. The tide pool lets visitors touch a starfish, while the exploration center lets them crawl into a tunnel, where they find themselves surrounded by octopuses, sting rays, and other creatures that have signed contracts to make public appearances.

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium wants to keep all of these creatures around for the long term. Case and point: the aquarium houses a research library and an aquatic nursery, where the team raises young sea animals and trains young scientists.

3720 Stephen M White Dr.
San Pedro,
CA
US