SoCal Families | 7 Things To Do This Week 11/9-11/13/2015
Lions, tigers and dinosaurs, oh my! This week learn what the animal kingdom has to offer! Living or extinct, these animals are fascinating! Local museums and zoos have fun activities that will be awesome for the little ones.
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11/9, Dinosaur Museum – Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology in Claremont from 8a.m. to 4p.m. Admission is $6 per person and free for children four and under (cash or check only). The countless artifacts tell a history, and the hands-on activities for children will leave a lasting impression. Visit this paleontology museum, and you’ll certainly be intrigued by these stunning, archaic exhibits.
11/10, T-Rex Museum – Cabazon Dinosaurs in Cabazon from 10a.m. to 5p.m. Admission is $8.95 for adults, $7.95 for children, $6 for Military with ID and senior citizens. Children ages two and under are admitted free. As one of the most iconic features of the desert, Cabazon Dinosaurs will make a lasting impression on animal lovers. Visit Mr. Rex the T-Rex Museum, and climb to the top to witness the stunning view through his monstrous teeth.
11/11, Petting Zoo – Oak Glen Animal Park & Petting Zoo in Oak Glen. Admission is $5 per person. Children ages two and under admitted free. There is so much to enjoy at this animal loving destination. There is an animal park, petting farm, trout farms and piglet races. Keep in mind there is an additional fee for those who want to try out trout fishing. For more information call (909) 797-4420.
11/12, Discovery Center – Jurupa Mountains Discovery Center in Riverside from 12p.m to 5p.m. Admission is free. Come for the acres of gardens associated with the Granite Hill Nursery, stay for the Ruth and Sam Kirkby Earth Science Museum. Everyone will learn so much from the museum's dinosaur eggs, fossils, Native American artifacts and more!
11/12, Zoo – Big Bear Alpine Zoo from 10a.m. to 4p.m. Adults ages 11 and older are admitted for $12, seniors age 60+ for $9, children ages 3-10 for $9 and children under 3 are admitted free. Big Bear Alpine Zoo is so much more than just a place for people to check out wild animals. It’s actually a rehabilitation center that provides a safe environment for wild animals who wouldn’t be able to survive in their natural habitats. Be sure to come by early, because animal preservation happens every day at noon!
11/13, County Museum – San Bernardino County Museum in Redlands from 9a.m. to 5p.m. Admission ranges from $5 to $10, and children under five are admitted free. There are many exhibits and things to do at this great museum, however the little animal lovers in your life will likely love the Hall of Geological Wonders. Here, the interactive exhibit, “Fossils Underfoot” will give visitors an inside view into paleontology and our Earth’s prehistoric past.
11/13, Science Museum – “Harley Garbani – Dinosaur Hunter” at Western Science Center from 10a.m. to 5p.m. in Hemet. Admission is $8 for adults ages 13 and older, $6.50 for students and seniors, $6 for youth ages 5 to 12 and free for children ages 4 and younger. This state-of-the-art science museum is comprised of various permanent exhibitions, which are perfect for dinosaur lovers.