Places to go for less than $12

Celia Lira

Griffith Observatory
Open six days at week
Weekdays from noon to 10PM and weekends 10 AM to 10PM
Closed Mondays
Free admission

Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Open six days a week from noon to 8 PM
Friday from noon to 9PM, weekends from 11 AM to 8 PM
Closed Wednesdays
After five PM pay what you wish
On the second Tuesday of each month, general admission to the permanent galleries and non-ticketed exhibitions is free to all.

Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens  
Open every day from 10AM to 5PM
Closed December 25
Twelve dollars admission
Free parking

Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
Open every day from 9 AM to 4:30 PM
Free to all on the third Tuesday of every month
Any other day students get in for five dollars
Free parking

Art Theater of Long Beach
Five dollars films before 5PM
Midnight Friday nights $10 films w/live band performance most of the time

The Beach
Open every day of the year
Always free

Orange County Great Park/ Hot air balloon flights
The flights are free
The Park is open on Thursday and Friday from 10 AM to 3 PM and 7 PM to 10 PM
Weekends 9AM to 3PM and 7 PM to 10 PM