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Skirball Cultural Center

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049 - (310) 440-4500

THE ARK HAS DOCKED—Make plans today to visit Noah's Ark at the Skirball™, the permanent, award-winning children's and family destination that is the talk of the town! Play, climb, build, explore, make believe, and make friends. Share in a timeless story—and together envision a better world.

NOTE: To reduce water use in response to drought conditions, the rainbow mist arbor outside Noah’s Ark will be operational 12:00–4:50 p.m. on Thursdays and weekends only. Thank you for your support of water conservation.

WATCH this new film about Noah’s Ark,
highlighting the visitor experience:


Admission & Tickets

Click to buy tickets online


$10 General
$7 Seniors (65 and over) and Full-Time Students
$5 Children 2-12
Free to Members and Children under 2
Free to all visitors on Thursdays
Includes admission to all exhibitions

Noah's Ark at the Skirball is designed for generations to enjoy together. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The minimum adult/child ratio is 1/4. This policy will be enforced at the admissions desk when you claim your timed-entry tickets. Thank you for helping the Skirball ensure the safety of our visitors.


Same-day tickets to Noah's Ark at the Skirball are walk-up only, subject to availability. Same-day tickets can not be purchased online. Advance tickets are highly recommended on weekends and during school breaks for all Noah's Ark visitors, including Skirball Members. School breaks include spring, summer, and winter recesses. To ensure a safe and pleasant visitor experience, all Noah's Ark ticketholders are assigned an entry time permitting up to two hours in the Noah's galleries. Advance tickets can be purchased by clicking on the "Click to Buy Tickets Online" button above or by calling (877) SCC-4TIX or (877) 722-4849 Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Service charges may apply.

PLEASE NOTE: On free Thursdays, Noah’s Ark tickets are available on a walk-up basis only (no advance ticketing) and distributed on a first-come, first-served basis—subject to availability. Walk-up tickets can be obtained at the admissions desk starting at 11:45 a.m.

Skirball Members:

Schedule your free, timed entry to Noah's Ark at the Skirball by clicking on the "Click to Buy Tickets Online" button above or by calling (877) SCC-4TIX or (877) 722-4849 Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. No service charges apply for Skirball Member tickets. When purchasing additional tickets not covered by your membership level, service fees will apply.

Sail for free all year round! Join the Skirball and receive free Museum admission every day. Also, take advantage of other Members-only discounts at the Skirball. Visit the Membership page for complete outline of membership levels and benefits.

Be sure to check out the Skirball's Family Plus Membership! Offering the best value for families, this level of membership includes reciprocal admission at more than 150 children's museums nationwide, a benefit of our partnership with the Association of Children's Museums!

"A celebration of biodiversity and natural wonder."

Los Angeles magazine



February 24–29

Help build new homes for the Ark animals, such as an ice house for a penguin or a desert cave for an iguana.

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