Hours
Tue–Fri, 12:00–5:00 pm
Sat–Sun, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Closed Mondays 

Skirball Cultural Center

Archaeology Dig

Kids and Families

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Dates and Times

Saturday–Sunday until 4:15 pm

Pricing and Details

Included with general admission

Children must be accompanied by an adult 18 and up; minimum adult/child ratio is 1:4.

In inclement weather, outdoor activities are subject to change or cancellation.

Masking Policy

Please bring a non-cloth mask to wear while indoors (ages 2+).

About the Program

Imagine you are an archaeologist at the Archaeology Dig! Sift and sort to find replicas of ancient artifacts buried beneath the sand, weigh and examine your findings, and analyze clues to discover what we have in common with people who lived three thousand years ago.

The Archaeology Dig is open until 4:15 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. If you reserve 3:00–4:00 pm tickets to Noah’s Ark at the Skirball, please plan to visit the Dig beforehand.

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