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Museums for free or cheap for students with I.D.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
http://www.lacma.org/ ▪Family trips to Investigate these excellent local (and maybe not so local) museums and events to broaden your experience, spend time with your family, and get some extra credit in the bargain.
http://www.lacma.org/arts-for-nexgen-lacma Free LACMA for kids. “Award-winning Arts for NexGen LACMA is the nation’s only free youth membership program. NexGen offers free general admission to anyone 17 and under as well as one accompanying adult. The privileges include permanent collection galleries and selected special exhibitions. To join, visit the LACMA Ticket Office or print the enrollment form and mail it in.”(Form LACMA website)
Pacific Asian Museum
▪Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena This is a link to their family festivals, but be sure to explore the rest of their site to find out more about visiting the museum's collection and exhibitions.
Norton Simon Museum
▪Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena Take a look at the family events that relate to art, artists, and history.
The Huntington Library
▪The Huntington Just a couple of miles from BP, the Huntington has many connections to world history in their permanent collection. Check out the Free Day--one Thursday a month when it's free to get in with a reservation.
UCLA Fowler Museum
▪UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History This museum features exhibitions of cultures around the world and specific cultural artifacts and art. Check out the calendar (under EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS) for fun events for the whole family.