Planned Away Missions
King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh
Address: California Science Center 700 Exposition Park Dr, Los Angeles, California 90037
Endeavour admission included with your KING TUT or IMAX ticket (Endeavour closes at 5pm). Take your ticket to the Endeavour queue on the 2nd floor for admission. Groups of 15 or more, call (213) 744-2019 to receive a group discount.
Details: In celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the tomb discovery, King Tut will embark on a final tour to Los Angeles. Over 150 stunning objects showcase the spectacular artistry of the boy king’s 3,300-year old treasure.
Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park
Address: 10700 W. Escondido Canyon Rd. Santa Clarita, CA 91390
Phone: (661) 268-0840
Details: The prominent rock formation has been nicknamed “Kirk’s Rock” due to being featured in several Star Trek episodes, each time representing a different planet. AMPHITHEATERS, ANIMAL EXHIBITS, CAMPING SITES, EQUESTRIAN
STAGING AREAS, EQUESTRIAN TRAILS, HIKING TRAILS, ANIMAL PRESENTATIONS, BIRD WALKS, CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK
RIDING, NATURE AND PLANT WALKS
The Huntington Library
Address: 1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino, CA 91108
Details: The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens is a collections-based educational and research institution established by Henry E. Huntington and located in Los Angeles County in San Marino, California. The library in Pasadena pops up in the episode where Wesley Crusher crashed into the greenhouse.
The Hollywood Reservoir
Address: 2600 Lake Hollywood Dr, Los Angeles
Sat – 6:30 am – 6:00 pm
Details: The surrounding recreational area is known as Lake Hollywood Park, and is open for walking, hiking, and jogging. The reservoir is encircled by a flat, paved road that is suitable for walking and bicycling. The banks of the reservoir served as the backdrop for the episode “The Paradise Syndrome,” in which Captain Kirk
falls through a trap door and into love with a native woman on an unknown planet.
The Tillman Water Reclamation Plant
Address: 6100 Woodley Ave, Van Nuys, CA 91406
Phone: (818) 756-8166
Details: The Donald C. Tillman Water Reclamation Plant is a water reclamation plant located in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, Southern California served as the Starfleet Academy in many productions and doubled as the planet Rubicon 3 in the Next Generation episode “Justice.”
USS Midway Museum
Address: 910 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone number: (619) 544-9600
Fax number: (619) 544-9188
ADULT (ages 18+) $21, SENIOR (ages 62+) $18, RETIRED MILITARY (w/ID) $8, STUDENT (ages 13-17 or w/College ID) $15,
YOUTH (ages 6-12) $8, FREE – Children 5 years old and younger, Active Duty Military (w/valid ID), Active Law Enforcement (w/valid ID), Active Fire Fighter (w/valid ID) and including Reservist.
Maritime Museum of San Diego
Address: 1492 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
Adult 18+ $18.00
Senior 62+, Military w/ID, Students 13-17 years $13.00
Child 3-12 years $8.00
Family Package Admission Special $47.00 (Admission for Two Adults and Two Children 3 – 12)
Self-guided Group Tours
- Adult $11.00
- Child 3-12 years $7.00
- Entire group must enter the museum at the same time.
- Ticket quantity must be 10 or more for discounted group rate.
San Diego Zoo
Address: 2920 Zoo Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
1-Day Pass Includes Africa Tram, Cheetah Run, and all regularly scheduled shows.
Adult (Ages 12+) $54
Child (Ages 3-11) $44
Details: San Diego Zoo Global is a not-for-profit organization that operates the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The San Diego Zoo is a zoo in Balboa Park, San Diego, California, housing over 3,700 animals of more than 650 species and subspecies.
USS Iowa Museum
Address: 250 S Harbor Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90731
Phone: (877) 446-9261
Adult (Ages 12-61) Extended IOWA ExperienceRegular Price: $29.95
Military (Current/Former) Extended IOWA ExperienceRegular Price: $26.95Online
Child (2 & Under) Extended IOWA Experience Price: $0.00
General Admission Adult (Ages 12-61).Regular Price: $19.95
General Admission Seniors (Ages 62+).Regular Price: $16.95
Gen. Admission – Active, Retired & Former Military Regular Price: $16.95
General Admission Youth (Ages 3-11). Regular Price: $11.95
General Admission Child (2 & under) Price: $0.00
Details: The USS Iowa Museum is a maritime museum located at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, Los Angeles, California, United States. The museum’s main artifact is the USS Iowa, lead ship of the Iowa class of battleships. Wikipedia
- Paul Getty Museum
Address: 1200 Getty Center Drive Los Angeles, CA 90049-1679
Open 10 am–5:30 pm
Saturday 10 a.m.–9 p.m.
Group Options: http://www.getty.edu/visit/center/plan/groups.html
Details: Admission is always free. Holiday closures: Thanksgiving Day, December 25, and January 1. There is no street parking available near the Getty Center. Parking is $15; $10 after 3 pm. We are open 9:30 am – 5 pm every day of the year, with four exceptions.
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Address: 900 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90007
Phone: (213) 763-DINO
Explore Exhibits: Encounter dinosaurs, experience nature, explore our dioramas, marvel at one of the most impressive gem and mineral collections in the world, and discover how Los Angeles came to be. And that’s just the beginning. Butterfly Pavilion and Spider Pavilion: Seasonally, you can wander through the changing ecosystem with over 30 species of fluttering butterflies all around you, or witness arachnids up close and personal. Nature: Stroll through our extensive Nature Gardens and get hands-on in our Nature Lab. The true stories about plants and animals in Los Angeles will surprise you. Activities and Programs: Enhance your visit with daily offerings including Gallery Exploration Tours, or discover a new special event.
Adults – $15
Seniors – $12
Students – $12
We are closed on: New Year’s Day (January 1), Independence Day (July 4). Thanksgiving Day (fourth Thursday of November) & Christmas Day (December 25)
Los Angeles Fire Department Historical Society, Hollywood
Address: 1355 N. Cahuenga Blvd Hollywood, CA 90028
Details: If you’ve got a mini firefighter on your hands, this tucked away museum is a must visit. (The museum has two locations, but for kids we prefer the Hollywood spot.) The LAFD has turned the old Hollywood Fire Station (once the largest one West of the Mississippi) into a center for learning about fire safety as well as a place to see historical fire trucks, gear, model engines and more. The upstairs is a huge playspace for kids to try on fire fighter suits and hats and play with fire trucks and toys. The museum is staffed with retired firefighters who love to talk with kids, and right next door is the current Hollywood Fire Station, with on-duty firefighters who are happy to give tours and let kids sit in fire trucks (when they’re not busy fighting fires). Old Station 27 also includes a Fire Service Research Library and a learning center where fire and life safety lessons are shared with both children and adults.
Open Saturdays 10 am – 4 pm. Gift Shop hours are also 10:00AM until 4:00PM. Admission: Free.
March Field Air Museum
Address: 22550 Van Buren Boulevard, Riverside, CA 92518
Phone: (951) 902-5949
General Admission Adult 18+ $10.00, General Admission Child 4 & Under Free $0.00, General Admission Youth 5-11 $5.00
Details: The March Field Air Museum is an aviation museum near Moreno Valley and Riverside, California, adjacent to March Air Reserve Base. At the March Field Air Museum, exhibits cover a wide range of topics. Explore the rich history of March Field (today’s March Air Reserve Base). Tour Mission Control and learn about the history of space exploration. Experience the sights and sounds of a Vietnam War-era firebase. Tour over 70 historic aircraft from the earliest days of aviation to the latest tactical aircraft operating today.
Parking at the March Field Air Museum is FREE (except on very rare occasions such as major special events). Backpacks and Camera Bags are not allowed at the museum.
Groups are welcome at the museum. For a special experience, consider a guided tour for your group! Please click on the TOURS tab for more information and to schedule a tour.
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Address: 5801 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036
Open 9:30 am to 5:00 pm Daily except for: New Year’s Day (Jan 1), Independence Day (July 4), Thanksgiving (fourth Thurs. of Nov), and Christmas (Dec 25)
Museum Admission & Titans of the Ice Age 3D & Encounters Show
EXCAVATOR TOUR IS FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION
Ticket Options/Combos: https://tickets.nhm.org/webstore/shop/viewItems.aspx?cg=PageOnline&c=MuseumAdmission1
Adult Admission $14.00, Senior Admission (Guests 62+) $11.00, Student Admission (Ages 13-17 or College students with Valid ID) $11.00,
Child Admission (Ages 3-12) $6.00
Other ticket Options: Museum Admission & Titans of the Ice Age 3D & Encounters Show, Museum Admission & Titans of the Ice Age 3D, Museum Admission & Encounters Show,
Parking: $15 flat rate. The Museum’s parking lot is located at the corner of Curson Ave. and 6th St., directly behind the museum. Enter from the western side of Curson Ave.
Group Museum admission prices: https://tarpits.org/visit/group-sales
$13.00 for adults
$10.00 for seniors (62+)
$10.00 for youth (ages 13-17) and college students with valid ID
$6.00 for children (ages 3-12)
Children 2 and under are free
Griffith Park & Southern Railroad
Address: 4400 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: (323) 664-6788
Details: Open every day at 10 am daily. Center for train rides on reproductions of classic American locomotives, with a mile-long track.
Train Ride Fares:
Train Ride Ticket – Adults $ 3.50
Train Ride Ticket – Children (11 and under) $ 3.00
Seniors (Over 65): $ 2.75
Group (20 or more tickets): $ 2.75 each (Minimum $55.00)
SR2-V Simulator Ride (GP & S only): $ 4.00
Orange Empire Railway Museum
Address: 2201 S A St, Perris, CA 92570
Details: 90-acre educational museum features 200+ historic railway cars & locomotives, plus weekend rides.
Planes of Fame Air Museum
Located in: Chino Airport
Address: 14998 Cal Aero Drive, Chino, CA 91710
Tickets: Admission Prices
Museum members – Free
General Admission – $15.00
Children 11 years and under – $6.00
Children 4 years and under – Free
Veterans – $10.00
Seniors ages 65+ and AAA members (with current membership card) – $12.00
Active Duty & Reserve Military, Active Law Enforcement, Active Firefighter; with ID – Free
Group tours – https://planesoffame.org/index.php?page=groups-tours
Details: Planes of Fame Air Museum is an aviation museum in Chino, California. The museum has many flying and static aircraft, along with multiple rare examples under restoration. Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and occasional special events.
Western Science Center
Address: 2345 Searl Pkwy, Hemet, CA 92543
Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm
Phone: (951) 791-0033
Adults (13 and over) $8.00
Seniors (62+) $6.50
Youth (5 to 12) $6.00
Students (13-22 with current I.D.) $6.50
Youth 4 and under FREE
Active Military (with current I.D.)* FREE
Groups of 20 or more – $5.00 per person (paid with one payment), includes museum admission. If you are coming as a group, please call ahead at 951-791-0033 so we can be prepared for your visit.
Closed Easter, 4th of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, and New Years Day.
Details: The Western Science Center, formerly the Western Center for Archaeology & Paleontology, is a museum located near Diamond Valley Lake in Hemet, California. It is home to the Diamond Valley Lake collection, containing almost 1 million archaeological artifacts and paleontological specimens. On exhibit from the collection are impressive and record-setting examples of mastodons, Columbian mammoths, and other Ice Age behemoths, as well as important artifacts recording the habitation of Diamond Valley.
To find out more information click here, or call 951-791-0033.
Hollywood Wax Museum
Address: 6767 HOLLYWOOD BLVD. LOS ANGELES, CA 90028
Phone: (323) 462-5991
REGULAR (Ages 12+) – $35.99
CHILDREN (Ages 4-11) – $19.99
CHILDREN (Ages 3 and Under) – FREE
VIP Ticket Child – $ 19.99 *
VIP Ticket Regular – $ 35.99 *
Details: The Hollywood Wax Museum is a wax museum featuring replicas of celebrities located on Hollywood Boulevard in the tourist district in Hollywood, California, with other locations in Myrtle Beach, Branson, and Pigeon Forge.
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM)
Address: 900 W Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Phone: (213) 763-DINO (3466)
Tickets: Different Options – https://tickets.nhm.org/WebStore/shop/ViewItems.aspx?CG=nhmonline&C=GeneralAdmission1
Adult Ticket Reservation – $29.00
Senior Ticket Reservation (Guests 62+) – $26.00
Student Ticket Reservation (Ages 13-17 or College Students with Valid ID) – $26.00
Child Ticket Reservation (Ages 3-12) – $18.00
Child Ticket Reservation (Ages 2 and Under) – $0.00
Also tickets for – Wildlife Photographer of the Year & Oceans 3D, Oceans 3D & Spider Pavilion, Wildlife Photographer of the Year & Spider Pavilion, Oceans 3D, Spider Pavilion and Museum Admission.
Details: The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is the largest natural and historical museum in the western United States. Its collections include nearly 35 million specimens and artifacts and cover 4.5 billion years of history. Wikipedia
Aquarium, LA Zoo and Natural History Museum Combo – https://tickets.aquariumofpacific.org/WebStore/shop/ViewItems.aspx?CG=AOPWEB&C=AQLAZNHM
Aquarium/L.A. Zoo/Natural History Museum Combo (Adult) – $51.00
Aquarium/LA Zoo/Natural History Museum Combo (Child) – $32.00
Aquarium/LA Zoo/Natural History Museum Combo (Senior) – $47.00
The Hollywood Museum
Address: 1660 N Highland Ave, Hollywood, CA 90028
Phone: (323) 464-7776
Child Ticket (ages 5 & under) – $5.00
Senior Ticket (65+) – $12.00
Student Ticket – $12.00
Adult Ticket – $15.00
Please Note: You must print your tickets when you purchase online and present them at the front desk for entry to The Hollywood Museum. Your ticket(s) will serve as your receipt.
Tickets sold online will be honored at Museum upon presentation during the museum’s hours of operation.
* Tickets may also be purchased directly at the museum’s box office. Ticketholder may visit museum, as space allows (possible wait), during the museum’s hours of operation.
Details: Hollywood history, including props, costumes, scripts & photos, housed in a historic building. Exhibits: SUPERHERO LEGENDS, “HOLY HOLLYWOOD HISTORY!”, HALLOWEEN: DUNGEON OF DOOM, MARILYN: HOLLYWOOD ICON and more
Guinness World Records Museum
Address: 6764 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone: (323) 463-6433
Regular – $20.99
Children (4-11) – $10.99
Children under 4 – Free
Details: The Guinness World Records Museum is a top LA attraction located on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Plan to spend at least an hour for total immersion in the amazing world of records. Our two-story museum offers touch-screen challenges, videos, talking holographs, and other interactive displays. All exhibits are handicapped accessible. No food or drinks are permitted in the museum, but there is an enormous selection of eateries to enjoy within walking distance.
Address: 2800 E Observatory Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Saturday – 10am-10p,m.
Admission to the Observatory building, grounds, and telescopes is always FREE!Daily low cost DASH Observatory public bus service is available from the Vermont/Sunset Metro Red Line station. You may drive up to the Observatory and park in the parking lot or on the adjacent roads, however, roads leading up to the Observatory get very congested at busy times (weekends, evenings, holidays, spring break, summer). Parking near the Observatory is limited and costs $6.00-$10.00/hour during hours the building is open. You can also hike, bike, or walk up from parking elsewhere in the park.
There is a modest fee to see the programs in the Samuel Oschin Planetarium. Observatory grounds and parking are usually open whenever Griffith Park is Open (sunrise to 10:00 p.m. daily).
Samuel Oschin Planetarium Tickets
There are eight performances each weekday and ten performances each weekend day. Griffith Observatory offers three different planetarium shows each day the Observatory is open: Centered in the Universe, Water Is Life, and Light of the Valkyries. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for students with I.D. and seniors, and $3 for children between 5 – 12 years old. Children under 5 are admitted to the first show of the day, only, and must sit on an adult’s lap. FOTO members receive a discounted rate of $5. Tickets may only be purchased at the Observatory on the day of the show.
Once you have purchased planetarium tickets, there will be NO refunds (unless the show is canceled).
Details: Southern California’s gateway to the cosmos! Visitors can look through telescopes, explore exhibits, see live shows in the Samuel Oschin Planetarium, and enjoy spectacular views of Los Angeles and the Hollywood Sign.
Admission to the building and grounds is always FREE.
Exhibits: Samuel Oschin Planetarium, Wilder Hall of the Eye W.M. Keck Foundation Central Rotunda, Ahmanson Hall of the Sky, Telescopes Solar System Lawn Model, Sunset and Moonset Lines, Astronomers Monument and Sundial Rebel Without a Cause Monument, Cosmic Connection Edge of Space Café at the End of the Universe, Leonard Nimoy Event Horizon Theater, Gunther Depths of Space and more.
LA Waterfront Cruises – DAILY WHALE WATCHING DEPARTURES
Address: 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802, Dock #2
Weekends: 10:00am, 12:30pm, 3:00pm, 5:15pm.
Details: Our weekday whale watch cruises are now running out of our Long Beach location.
PRICING: Adults – age 12 +: $30, Seniors – age 62+: $20, Juniors – age 3-11: $15
Aquarium of the Pacific
Phone: (562) 590-3100
Address: 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802
Exhibits: Lorikeet Forest, Whales: Voices in the Sea
California Science Center
Address: 700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037
Open Daily: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Details: General admission is free! Admission to the Science Center’s permanent exhibition galleries is FREE (excluding IMAX and Special Exhibits). Individual parking costs $12 until 5:00 p.m. and $15 after 5:00 p.m. It is located in the parking structure at the corner of 39th Street and Figueroa. Bus and RV parking is available. Payable only in cash. Advanced tickets highly recommended for Special Exhibits, IMAX or Endeavour (when applicable).
Moonlight Forest – Lantern Festival
Address: 301 N Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA 91007-2697, United States
Date and times: Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 5:30 PM – 10 PM
Tickets – https://www.goldstar.com/events/arcadia-ca/moonlight-forest-lantern-art-festival-at-the-los-angeles-arboretum-tickets?join_goal=0&purchase_goal=95&test_signup=&transaction_id=102bfa7abca62089898c5e8c825937&utm_campaign=affiliate_program&utm_content=4951&utm_medium=affiliates&utm_source=has_offers – $14 – $24
Details: The Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanic Garden invite you to Moonlight Forest, an unforgettable evening experience of art, culture, and discovery. Masterfully crafted lanterns beckon you into the gardens. Some depict beautiful animals, shimmering exotic flowers and intriguing figures from Chinese legends. An evening of dazzling color and magic begins!
L.A. Zoo Lights
Date and Times: November 16, 2018 – January 6, 2019 Closed Nov 22, Dec 24, and Dec 25 6-10 p.m.
At: Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens
Address: 5333 Zoo Dr, Los Angeles, California 90027
Online Ticket Prices
Preview Week – Adults (13+) and Children (2-12) – $12
Value Nights – Adults (13+) $14.95 and Children (2-12) – $11.95
Prime Nights – Adults (13+) $21.95 and Children (2-12) – $16.95
Details: Glowing animals welcome you on an unforgettable nighttime journey that includes giant illuminated snowflakes, a disco ball forest, a whimsical herd of animated elephants, and a twinkling tunnel filled with dynamic swirls of color. Make unforgettable holiday memories as you explore this wild wonderland of light under the stars at the beautiful L.A. Zoo. Along the way, view real reindeer, visit with Santa on select dates, and enjoy seasonal treats and goodies.
L.A. Zoo (GLAZA) Members save up to 50% on nightly tickets and $5 on VIP Experiences.
Fiesta Village Family Fun Park
Address: 1405 E Washington St, Colton, CA 92324
Phone: (909) 824-1111
The Extreme Pass includes ($29.95): Go Karts, Mini Golf, Amusement Rides, Rollerskating, Lazer Odyssey (1 mission)
Or choose the Supreme Pass which includes ($26.95): Go Karts, Mini Golf, Amusement Rides.
Each Supreme Pass Certificate is valid for a full day of FUN with Unlimited (between December 26th, 2018 – March 31st, 2019): Go Karts, Amusement Rides, Mini Golf
Annual passes also available
Details: Family amusement center featuring go-karts, laser tag, carnival rides & arcade games.
Address: 3500 Polk St, Riverside, CA 92505
Phone: (951) 785-3000
Tickets: https://www.castlepark.com/plan-a-visit/tickets-and-passes. See site for price options.
Group Sales: https://www.castlepark.com/plan-a-visit/group-sales
Details: Castle Park, formerly Castle Amusement Park, is a 25-acre amusement park and family amusement center located in Riverside, California. Wikipedia
Annual Passes are available along with other options for tickets. Parking is $10 per vehicle when park is in operation. Park does not assume any responsibility or liability for unattended vehicles.
2019 Conventions With Trek Actors/Actress
Ontario Convention Center
Address: 2000 E Convention Center Way, Ontario, CA 91764
Details: Comic Con revolution is an annual comic con held at the Ontario Convention Center. The third annual event is scheduled for May 18th & 19th, 2019. The hours of the event are 10:00am (9:00a w/ advance ticket purchase) to 7:00pm on Saturday May 18th and 11:00am (10:00a w/ advance ticket purchase) to 5:00pm on Sunday May 19th. Attendees can expect a full exhibit hall with over 300 exhibitors including comic creators (over 160 creators in Artist Alley), new comic dealers, vintage comic dealers, Comic publishers, toy & collectibles vendors, crafts, costumes, clothing, cosplayers, fan groups, media stars and more.
May 18th & 19th, 2019. The hours of the event are 10:00am (9:00a w/ advance ticket purchase) to 7:00pm on Saturday May 18th and 11:00am (10:00a w/ advance ticket purchase) to 5:00pm on Sunday May 19th.
Weekend Adult (ages 18+) $40.00. Weekend Teen Ticket (Ages 13-17) – $30.00.
Saturday Adult Ticket (Ages 18+) – $25.00
Saturday Teen Ticket (Ages 13-17) – $18.75
Sunday Adult Ticket (Ages 18+) – $20.00
Sunday Teen Ticket (Ages 13-17) – $15.00
Child Ticket (3-12) – FREE
Michael Bell (Groppler Zorn – TNG Ep: Encounter at Farpoint, Borum – DS9 Ep: The Homecoming & Drofo Awa – DS9 Ep: The Maquis), Paul Eiding (Ambassador Loquel – TNG Ep: Liaisons), Carlos Ferro (Ensign Dern – TNG Ep: Genesis),Peter Cullen, Peter Shinkoda and more to attend.