Hours & Admissions

WE ARE TEMPORARILY CLOSED

Out an abundance of caution for the safety, health, and well-being of our guests and staff, our indoor spaces and galleries are temporarily closed until further notice.  It is our top priority to keep our community safe and will reopen our doors when we receive directives from local and state governments. We will continue to work on improving our Museum during this closure. 

  • The Museum will be reopening on September 23, 2020
    See our welcome back video here
    Reservations are required for admission into the Museum, including CMLH members.

    Operating Hours starting Sept. 23, 2020 (Modified Days & Hours)
    Wednesday to Friday 10am-12pm
    Saturday to Tuesday Temporarily Closed until further notice

    Admission Prices
    $10 per person 2 years and older
    $9 La Habra Residents
    $8 Military with ID
    $8 Essential Workers with ID
    $7 Seniors over 65 years
    ON-LINE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED for general public and CMLH Members
    Click here for general admission tickets

    All children visiting the Museum must be accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or older.

    All adults must be accompanied by a child. Adult individuals requesting to tour the Museum must schedule an appointment with our education staff prior to visiting the Museum. Please call (562) 383-4236.

    New Protocols
    Out of an abundance of caution for you and our staff we’ve implemented some changes with the guidance of our state and local governments to make the Museum a safe and fun place for everyone. Please read these guidelines and tips carefully as you plan your visit. If you are not feeling well, please stay home. We will gladly exchange your ticket for a day when you feel better!
  • Face masks are required for all visitors ages 5 and older
  • Everyone is expected to follow social distancing requirements.
  • Modified schedule. You will have from 10 am-12 pm to play, please plan accordingly.
  • You will notice new signs throughout the Museum encouraging 1 family-at-a-time areas and hand-washing reminders.
  • Limited capacity: We have capped the number of tickets available each day to ensure plenty of space for all visitors to spread out. 
  • Enhanced cleaning: New cleaning protocols include frequent disinfecting of all high-touch surfaces before, during, and after your visit.
  • Access to cleaning supplies: An increased number of hand sanitizing dispensers and added Sanitation Stations for personal cleaning in the exhibit areas.
  • Staff and Volunteer health checks: All staff, volunteers, and contractors will have their temperature taken upon entry to the museum and will be required to wear a mask at all times.

    ASTC Passport Program
    If you are a visiting member from a reciprocal institution (science centers / museums located outside of 90 miles "as the crow flies" of the CMLH) and would like to receive free General Admission you must present a current Membership Card from an Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) institution and a valid photo id with proof of residence. Please visit the ASTC website for a complete listing of participating programs and restrictions.