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Coming Soon: Free Museum Day in L.A.

If you’re in or around Los Angeles on Saturday, January 31, and have a hankering for culture, in the broadest sense, more than 20 museums will be waiving their admission fees on that day.

No love for Picasso? No worries. The museums participating in the “Museums Free-for-All” program feature exhibits that run the gamut, from movies to science to photography to painting to history to fire fighting.

Here’s the complete list of participating institutions:

  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  • Annenberg Space for Photography
  • Armory Center for the Arts
  • California African American Museum
  • California Science Center
  • Chinese American Museum
  • Craft Folk & Art Museum
  • Fowler Museum at UCLA
  • The Getty Center
  • The Getty Villa
  • Hammer Museum
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
  • Los Angeles Fire Department Museum and Memorial
  • The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA)
  • Museum of Latin American Art
  • Museum of Tolerance
  • The Paley Center for Media
  • The Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits
  • Pasadena Museum of California Art
  • Santa Monica Museum of Art
  • Skirball Cultural Center
  • The Torrance Art Museum
  • USC Pacific Asia Museum
  • William S. Hart Museum
  • Zimmer Children’s Museum

Make a day of it, fitting in as many exhibits as you can. It’s an especially attractive opportunity for families, for whom the savings can be significant.

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