• Noah's Outdoor Explorers

    Noah’s Outdoor Explorers

    Two-hour time slots offered Tuesday–Sunday
    Weekdays at 12:00 and 2:30 pm
    Weekends at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm

    $8 General; $5 Children 2–12; FREE to Members and Children under 2; FREE to all on Thursdays

    Calling all adventurers! Spend time enjoying the Skirball’s outdoor spaces, celebrating the natural world, and discovering connections between the past and present. As you traverse the campus, keep an eye out for Noah’s Ark puppets scurrying past or flying overhead!

    While exploring, you can: Spark your senses on a self-guided nature walk Contribute to a colorful community art project Hear an engaging flood story told by a Noah’s Ark educator Uncover replicas of ancient artifacts buried in sand at the popular Archaeology Dig, now open exclusively for Noah’s Outdoor Explorers!

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  • Sand pit transformed into a futuristic archaeological dig with plastic bags and other plastic items in it

    The Future Pit

    Part of Noah's Outdoor Explorers

    Through August 1
    Two-hour time slots offered Tuesday–Sunday
    Weekdays at 12:00 and 2:30 pm
    Weekends at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm

    Included with admission to Noah's Outdoor Explorers

    In association with CAP UCLA’s presentation of Robin Frohardt’s The Plastic Bag Store, the Skirball Cultural Center presents: The Future Pit. This immersive installation invites visitors of the Skirball’s Archaeology Dig to take an imaginative journey into the future and explore what kinds of artifacts the people of the twenty-first century have left behind for future generations to discover.

    Learn more about The Plastic Bag Store from CAP UCLA >

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  • two kids sifting through dig pit

    Archaeology Dig

    Part of Noah's Outdoor Explorers

    Two-hour time slots offered Tuesday–Sunday
    Weekdays at 12:00 and 2:30 pm
    Weekends at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm

    Included with admission to Noah's Outdoor Explorers

    The Archaeology Dig is now open exclusively for Noah’s Outdoor Explorers! With the help of the archaeological team in an outdoor field laboratory, discover what we have in common with people who lived three thousand years ago.

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  • Story Time LIVE from the Ark

    Virtual Story Time—Live from Noah's Ark at the Skirball!

    Online Programs

    Individual sessions offered Sundays, July 25, August 8 and 22, 9:30–10:00 am (PT)

    FREE online programs

    Noah’s Ark is open for virtual boarding! On select Sundays, join us for interactive story time to hear flood tales from around the world.

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