The favorite Los Angeles children's destination will move to Macerich's outdoor mall.Estimated to open in late 2018, the museum's new, larger location is expected to draw 250,000 visitors yearly and will occupy more than 20,000 square feet at Santa Monica Place, located in Downtown Santa Monica, adjacent to Third Street Promenade and near the iconic Santa Monica Pier. The Zimmer Children's Museum offers an endless array of classes and public programs each week in arts, music and movement, cross-cultural exchange, school readiness, early childhood education and languages. The museum's new location will feature a unique, expanded experience and a curated museum shop.
Santa Monica Place, Image by Jerde.
Bringing the Zimmer Children's Museum to Downtown Santa Monica offers significant partnership and creative programming opportunities for Santa Monica Place retailers and key organizations in this culturally vibrant community.
The museum undertaking expert exhibit designers and award-winning architects to design the new space, with original renderings to be issued soon.
Santa Monica Place the unique, all-outdoor shopping center, located steps away from the Pacific Ocean. It is home to Bloomingdale's, Nordstrom, Louis Vuitton, Tory Burch, Tiffany & Co., DVF, Hugo Boss, BARNEYS NEW YORK, Nike, dozens of shops and an inspired collection of restaurants and entertainment experiences including True Food Kitchen, Sonoma Wine Garden, The Cheesecake Factory, ArcLight Cinemas and others. Santa Monica Place also is home to a thriving set of engaging, digitally native brands, such as b8ta, Ministry of Supply, Monica + Andy, Peloton and others.