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Skirball Cultural Center

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Neighborhood: Westside
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Address: 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049-6833
Phone Number: 310-440-4500
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

This museum and cultural center holds the world's fifth-largest collection...

This museum and cultural center holds the world's fifth-largest collection of artifacts concerning Judaism and American life. Noah's Ark is an interactive playspace for families, with a separate timed admission ticket.

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A cultural oasis in the Sepulveda Pass, a mile or two away from the Getty Center, the Skirball Cultural Center is a must see visit for tourists and residents alike. From... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Thousand Oaks, CA
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Thousand Oaks, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A cultural oasis in the Sepulveda Pass, a mile or two away from the Getty Center, the Skirball Cultural Center is a must see visit for tourists and residents alike. From interesting exhibits to concerts to interesting gifts at the gift shop, a trip to the Skirball is highly recommended.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Skirball Cultural Center focuses on providing interesting and education subject matter on a continuing basis.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With kid specific exhibits, special exhibits, and the standing collection you could bring anyone and find something that strikes their fancy. With easy parking and few food options it is a great way to spend the day.

Thank Katherine D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As any attraction of this type, it's very much a matter of your own personal interests and tastes, but I find that the Skirball is one of the more consistently good visits. The temporary exhibits tend to be a bit more unusual and interesting than the standard art museums. The subject matter are a little more quirky and fun than... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here. I'm Asian American and almost everyone else was white with the exception of some security guards who appeared to be black. I don't think they are use to seeing minorities up here. They seemed to be totally scared of a 5 foot 4 inch Asian American and I'm quite normal looking. They seemed to be extra "vigilant".... More 

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Skirball_LA, Marketing and Social Media at Skirball Cultural Center, responded to this review

Welcoming and connecting people of all different cultures and backgrounds is central to our mission. We take to heart your review and will address this feedback. Thank you for taking the time to visit us and letting us know your experience. More 

Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful day spent here! Thursdays are free and just so happens -we were there on a Thursday! We even had a wonderful docent take us around who was very knowledgeable-even about baseball which she told us she had to study up on! It was a very pleasant day spent here and we learned a lot and enjoyed our... More 

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New Castle, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While visiting family in Los Angeles, we visited the Skirball Cultural Center for their Noah's Ark exhibit. What a great exhibition and venue. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the Noah's Ark exhibit was all hands-on for the small children and grown-ups alike. They also had a Baseball Exhibit that we did not have time to check out... More 

Thank Curt K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Skirball is a Jewish cultural center. It's a beautiful and close to the Getty Museum an UCLA. Easy to find and plenty of space for parking.

Thank Bogard C
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very moving. You will go through an array of emotions. I went with a group of adults. Incredible experience. I had a guided tour. Very experienced docents. It's a personal journey for them every time they do a tour, you can see their pain. The speaker was incredible! Standing ovation!! 👏🏼👏🏼 Ensure you go on a day that there's a... More 

Thank mromo3
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent displays and wonderful exhibits. Also has a very good restaurant They also have a great selections of shows and concerts and music. Highly recommend. Free parking

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