Things to do in LA


FREE Outings Every Day

There are free things to do in LA 7 days a week. So if you’re looking for something to do, but don’t have any extra dollars to spend: Broke in LA has got you covered!

Click on the day below to see the full list of FREE things you can get up to:

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday 
Saturday


SUNDAY

8:30am – 5pm and
8:30am – 5:30pm (in Summer)
Hollywood Forever Cemetery 
in Hollywood
10am – 3pm and
10am – Noon (in Winter)
Américan Tropical
in Downtown LA
10am – 6pm The Broad
in Downtown LA
10am – 5pmCalifornia Science Center 
in South LA
10am – 5pmDoheny Greystone Park
in Beverly Hills
10am – 5pm Forest Lawn Museum
in Glendale
10am – 5:30pm The Getty Center
in Brentwood
10am – 5pm The Getty Villa
in Malibu
10am – 10pm Griffith Observatory
in Griffith Park
10am – 3pm Italian American Museum
in Downtown LA
10am – 5pmLos Angeles Museum of the Holocaust
in Fairfax
10am – 5pm Marciano Art Foundation
in Central LA
*must book in advance
10am – 3pm Museum of Social Justice
in Downtown LA
10am – 7pmOlvera Street
in Downtown LA
10am – 6pm (March – Oct) and
10am – 5pm (Nov – Feb)
Travel Town Museum
in Griffith Park
*Donation Based Admission
10am – 5pm The Wende Museum
in Culver City
10:30am – 3pm – tours Watts Towers
in Watts
11am – 6pm Annenberg Space for Photography
in Century City
11am – 5pm California African American Museum
in South LA
11am – 6pm Craft Contemporary
in Mid-Wilshire
*Donation Based Admission
11am – 5pm The Hammer Museum
in Westwood
11am – 6pm Hauser & Wirth
in Downtown LA
11am – 6pm ICA LA
in Downtown LA
11am – 4pm Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery
in Los Feliz
11am – 5pm Museum of Latin American Art
in Long Beach
Noon – 5pm The Center for Land Use Interpretation Exhibit Space
in Culver City
Noon – 5pm Fowler Museum at UCLA
in Westwood
Noon – 6pm La Plaza de Cultura y Artes
in Downtown LA
Noon – 5pm Museum of African American Art
in Baldwin Hills
Noon – 7pm The Underground Museum
in Mid-City
1pm – 4pm African American Firefighter Museum
in Downtown LA
1pm – 4pm Andres Pico Adobe
in Mission Hills
1pm – 4pm The Gordon R. Howard Museum
in Burbank
1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm – toursHomestead Museum
in City of Industry
2pm – tour Central Library
in Downtown LA

MONDAY

8:30am – 5pm and
8:30am – 5:30pm (in Summer)
Hollywood Forever Cemetery 
in Hollywood
10am – 5pmCalifornia Science Center 
in South LA
10am – 5pmDoheny Greystone Park
in Beverly Hills
10am – 5pm The Getty Villa
in Malibu
10am, 12:30pm, 2pm – tours Huy Fong Foods Sriracha Factory
in Irwindale
*must book in advance
10am – 5pmLos Angeles Museum of the Holocaust
in Fairfax
10am – 7pmOlvera Street
in Downtown LA
10am – 4pmTravel Town Museum
in Griffith Park
*Donation Based Admission
10am – 2pm self-guided toursWalt Disney Concert Hall
in Downtown LA
Noon – 5pm La Plaza de Cultura y Artes
in Downtown LA
12:30pm – tour Central Library
in Downtown LA
1pm – 4pm Andres Pico Adobe
in Mission Hills
3pm – 5pm La Brea Tar Pits & Museum
in Mid-Wilshire
* free for Los Angeles Residents
3pm – 5pm LACMA
in Mid-Wilshire
* free for Los Angeles Residents
3pm – 5pm Natural History Museum
in South LA
* free for Los Angeles Residents

TUESDAY

8:30am – 5pm and
8:30am – 5:30pm (in Summer)
Hollywood Forever Cemetery 
in Hollywood
9am – 4:30pm Nethercutt Museum 
in Sylmar
10am – 2pmAfrican American Firefighter Museum
in Downtown LA
10am – 3pm and
10am – Noon (in Winter)
Américan Tropical
in Downtown LA
10am – 5pmCalifornia African American Museum
in South LA
10am – 5pmCalifornia Science Center 
in South LA
10am – 5pmDoheny Greystone Park
in Beverly Hills
10am, 11am, Noon – toursEl Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument
in Downtown LA
10am – 5pm Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Museum
in Downtown LA
10am – 5pm Forest Lawn Museum
in Glendale
10am – 5:30pm The Getty Center
in Brentwood
10am, 12:30pm, 2pm – toursHuy Fong Foods Sriracha Factory
in Irwindale
*must book in advance
10am – 3pm Italian American Museum
in Downtown LA
10am – 5pmLos Angeles Museum of the Holocaust
in Fairfax
10am – 7pmOlvera Street
in Downtown LA
10am – 4pm Travel Town Museum
in Griffith Park
*Donation Based Admission
10am – 2pm self-guided toursWalt Disney Concert Hall
in Downtown LA
11am – 5pmThe Broad
in Downtown LA
11am – 8pm The Hammer Museum
in Westwood
11am – 6pm Hauser & Wirth
in Downtown LA
Noon – 10pmGriffith Observatory
in Griffith Park
12:30pm – tour Central Library
in Downtown LA
3pm – 5pm La Brea Tar Pits & Museum
in Mid-Wilshire
* free for Los Angeles Residents
3pm – 5pm LACMA
in Mid-Wilshire
* free for Los Angeles Residents
3pm – 5pmNatural History Museum
in South LA
* free for Los Angeles Residents

WEDNESDAY

8:30am – 5pm and
8:30am – 5:30pm (in Summer)
Hollywood Forever Cemetery 
in Hollywood
9am – 4:30pm Nethercutt Museum 
in Sylmar
10am – 3pm and
10am – Noon (in Winter)
Américan Tropical
in Downtown LA
10am – 5pmCalifornia African American Museum
in South LA
10am – 5pmCalifornia Science Center 
in South LA
10am – 5pmDoheny Greystone Park
in Beverly Hills
10am, 11am, Noon – toursEl Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument
in Downtown LA
10am – 5pm Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Museum
in Downtown LA
10am – 5pm Forest Lawn Museum
in Glendale
10am – 5:30pm The Getty Center
in Brentwood
10am – 5pmThe Getty Villa
in Malibu
10am – 3pm Italian American Museum
in Downtown LA
10am – 5pmLos Angeles Museum of the Holocaust
in Fairfax
10am – 7pmOlvera Street
in Downtown LA
10am – 4pm Travel Town Museum
in Griffith Park
*Donation Based Admission
10am – 2pm self-guided toursWalt Disney Concert Hall
in Downtown LA
11am – 6pmAnnenberg Space for Photography
in Century City
11am – 5pmThe Broad
in Downtown LA
11am – 8pm The Hammer Museum
in Westwood
11am – 6pm Hauser & Wirth
in Downtown LA
11am – 6pmICA LA
in Downtown LA
Noon – 8pmFowler Museum at UCLA
in Westwood
Noon – 10pmGriffith Observatory
in Griffith Park
Noon – 5pmLa Plaza de Cultura y Artes
in Downtown LA
Noon – 7pmThe Underground Museum
in Mid-City
12:30pm – tour Central Library
in Downtown LA
1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm – toursHomestead Museum
in City of Industry
3pm – 5pm La Brea Tar Pits & Museum
in Mid-Wilshire
* free for Los Angeles Residents
3pm – 5pmNatural History Museum
in South LA
* free for Los Angeles Residents

THURSDAY

8:30am – 5pm and
8:30am – 5:30pm (in Summer)
Hollywood Forever Cemetery 
in Hollywood
9am – 4:30pm Nethercutt Museum 
in Sylmar
10am – 2pmAfrican American Firefighter Museum
in Downtown LA
10am – 3pm and
10am – Noon (in Winter)
Américan Tropical
in Downtown LA
10am – 5pmCalifornia African American Museum
in South LA
10am – 5pmCalifornia Science Center 
in South LA
10am – 5pmDoheny Greystone Park
in Beverly Hills
10am, 11am, Noon – toursEl Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument
in Downtown LA
10am – 5pm Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Museum
in Downtown LA
10am – 5pm Forest Lawn Museum
in Glendale
10am – 5:30pm The Getty Center
in Brentwood
10am – 5pmThe Getty Villa
in Malibu
10am, 12:30pm, 2pm – tours Huy Fong Foods Sriracha Factory
in Irwindale
*must book in advance
10am – 3pm Italian American Museum
in Downtown LA
10am – 5pmLos Angeles Museum of the Holocaust
in Fairfax
10am – 3pmMuseum of Social Justice
in Downtown LA
10am – 7pmOlvera Street
in Downtown LA
10am – 4pm Travel Town Museum
in Griffith Park
*Donation Based Admission
10am – 2pm self-guided toursWalt Disney Concert Hall
in Downtown LA
10:30am – 3pm – toursWatts Towers
in Watts
11am – 6pmAnnenberg Space for Photography
in Century City
11am – 5pmThe Broad
in Downtown LA
11am – 8pm The Hammer Museum
in Westwood
11am – 6pm Hauser & Wirth
in Downtown LA
11am – 6pmICA LA
in Downtown LA
11am – 4pmLos Angeles Municipal Art Gallery
in Los Feliz
11am – 5pmMarciano Art Foundation
in Central LA
*must book in advance
Noon – 5pmFowler Museum at UCLA
in Westwood
Noon – 10pmGriffith Observatory
in Griffith Park
Noon – 5pmLa Plaza de Cultura y Artes
in Downtown LA
Noon – 5pmMuseum of African American Art
in Baldwin Hills
Noon – 5pmSkirball Cultural Center
in the Sepulveda Pass
Noon – 7pmThe Underground Museum
in Mid-City
12:30pm – tour Central Library
in Downtown LA
1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm – toursHomestead Museum
in City of Industry
2pm – 5pmSkid Row History Museum & Archive
in Downtown LA
3pm – 5pm La Brea Tar Pits & Museum
in Mid-Wilshire
* free for Los Angeles Residents
3pm – 5pmLACMA
in Mid-Wilshire
* free for Los Angeles Residents
3pm – 5pmNatural History Museum
in South LA
* free for Los Angeles Residents
3pm – 8pmLong Beach Museum of Art
in Long Beach
5pm – 8pmJapanese American National Museum
in Downtown LA
5pm – 8pmMOCA Grand and MOCA Geffen
in Downtown LA
5pm – 8pmUSC Pacific Asia Musem
in Pasadena

FRIDAY

8:30am – 5pm and
8:30am – 5:30pm (in Summer)
Hollywood Forever Cemetery 
in Hollywood
9am – 4:30pm Nethercutt Museum 
in Sylmar
10am – 3pm and
10am – Noon (in Winter)
Américan Tropical
in Downtown LA
10am – 5pmCalifornia African American Museum
in South LA
10am – 5pmCalifornia Science Center 
in South LA
10am – 5pmDoheny Greystone Park
in Beverly Hills
10am, 11am, Noon – toursEl Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument
in Downtown LA
10am – 5pm Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Museum
in Downtown LA
10am – 5pm Forest Lawn Museum
in Glendale
10am – 5:30pm The Getty Center
in Brentwood
10am – 5pmThe Getty Villa
in Malibu
10am, 12:30pm, 2pm – tours Huy Fong Foods Sriracha Factory
in Irwindale
*must book in advance
10am – 3pm Italian American Museum
in Downtown LA
10am – 2pmLos Angeles Museum of the Holocaust
in Fairfax
10am – 3pmMuseum of Social Justice
in Downtown LA
10am – 7pmOlvera Street
in Downtown LA
10am – 4pm Travel Town Museum
in Griffith Park
*Donation Based Admission
10am – 2pm self-guided toursWalt Disney Concert Hall
in Downtown LA
10am – 5pmThe Wende Museum
in Culver City
10:30am – 3pm – toursWatts Towers
in Watts
11am – 6pmAnnenberg Space for Photography
in Century City
11am – 5pmThe Broad
in Downtown LA
11am – 8pm The Hammer Museum
in Westwood
11am – 6pm Hauser & Wirth
in Downtown LA
11am – 6pmICA LA
in Downtown LA
11am – 4pmLos Angeles Municipal Art Gallery
in Los Feliz
11am – 5pmMarciano Art Foundation
in Central LA
*must book in advance
Noon – 5pmThe Center for Land Use Interpretation Exhibit Space
in Culver City
Noon – 5pmFowler Museum at UCLA
in Westwood
Noon – 10pmGriffith Observatory
in Griffith Park
Noon – 6pmLa Plaza de Cultura y Artes
in Downtown LA
Noon – 5pmMuseum of African American Art
in Baldwin Hills
Noon – 7pmThe Underground Museum
in Mid-City
12:30pm – tour Central Library
in Downtown LA
1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm – toursHomestead Museum
in City of Industry
2pm – 5pmSkid Row History Museum & Archive
in Downtown LA
3pm – 5pm La Brea Tar Pits & Museum
in Mid-Wilshire
* free for Los Angeles Residents
3pm – 8pmLACMA
in Mid-Wilshire
* free for Los Angeles Residents
3pm – 5pmNatural History Museum
in South LA
* free for Los Angeles Residents

SATURDAY

8:30am – 5pm and
8:30am – 5:30pm (in Summer)
Hollywood Forever Cemetery 
in Hollywood
9am – 4:30pm Nethercutt Museum 
in Sylmar
10am – 3pm and
10am – Noon (in Winter)
Américan Tropical
in Downtown LA
10am – 8pm The Broad
in Downtown LA
10am – 5pmCalifornia African American Museum
in South LA
10am – 5pmCalifornia Science Center 
in South LA
10am – 5pmDoheny Greystone Park
in Beverly Hills
10am, 11am, Noon – toursEl Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument
in Downtown LA
10am – 5pm Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Museum
in Downtown LA
10am – 5pm Forest Lawn Museum
in Glendale
10am – 9pm The Getty Center
in Brentwood
10am – 5pmThe Getty Villa
in Malibu
10am – 10pmGriffith Observatory
in Griffith Park
10am – 3pm Italian American Museum
in Downtown LA
10am – 5pmLos Angeles Museum of the Holocaust
in Fairfax
10am – 6pmMarciano Art Foundation
in Central LA
*must book in advance
10am – 3pmMuseum of Social Justice
in Downtown LA
10am – 7pmOlvera Street
in Downtown LA
10am – 6pm (March – Oct) and
10am – 5pm (Nov – Feb)
Travel Town Museum
in Griffith Park
*Donation Based Admission
10am – 2pm self-guided toursWalt Disney Concert Hall
in Downtown LA
10am – 5pmThe Wende Museum
in Culver City
10:30am – 3pm – toursWatts Towers
in Watts
11am – 6pmAnnenberg Space for Photography
in Century City
11am, 12:30pm, 2pm – tours Central Library
in Downtown LA
11am – 5pm The Hammer Museum
in Westwood
11am – 6pm Hauser & Wirth
in Downtown LA
11am – 6pmICA LA
in Downtown LA
11am – 4pmLos Angeles Municipal Art Gallery
in Los Feliz
Noon – 5pmThe Center for Land Use Interpretation Exhibit Space
in Culver City
Noon – 5pmFowler Museum at UCLA
in Westwood
Noon – 6pmLa Plaza de Cultura y Artes
in Downtown LA
Noon – 5pmMuseum of African American Art
in Baldwin Hills
Noon – 7pmThe Underground Museum
in Mid-City
1pm – 4pmThe Gordon R. Howard Museum
in Burbank
1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm – toursHomestead Museum
in City of Industry
2pm – 5pmSkid Row History Museum & Archive
in Downtown LA

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