Fun With Animals
Aquarium of the Pacific
The Aquarium of the Pacific is home to over 20,000 aquatic animals, including sharks, bat rays, and skates. Kids can learn about various aspects of marine life in an octopus exhibit, a jellies exhibit, and an interactive climate change exhibit.
Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Come see hundreds of species at one of the most famous wildlife refuges in the world. The L.A. Zoo offers many educational classes for children such as Toddler Totes and Critters n' Kids.
Manhattan Beach Roundhouse Aquarium
Dedicated to teaching visitors about oceans, marine life and the environment, the Roundhouse Aquarium at the end of the Manhattan Beach Pier is a great place to enjoy a shorter museum experince. The aquarium holds "Hands on Tanks " where children can see and pet the ocean animals.
Star Eco Station
An environmental science museum and a wildlife rescue organization, Star Eco Station provides fun and educational lessons through hands on experience with exotic animals. With the mission “Preserve through Education” they are able to help protect animals that are brought to the US illegally while educating children on the importance of preserving our environment and the inter-dependece of all living things.
Underwood Family Farms
At Underwood, you and your family can climb the haystacks, play in the sandbox, visit the chicken house, feed the pigs and goats, and enjoy an outdoor snack with all the farm animals.