The Children's Place 235 Hill St, Santa Monica, CA90405 The Children's Place is a preschool open to all families of all faiths; teachers emphasize improving basic cognitive…More skills through problem-solving activities. Enrichment programs include music, movement and vocabulary and special-needs children may be accompanied by an aide. The children also enjoy weekly walks within the neighborhood and visit the park, explore the beach, visit the local fire station, library and the stores on Main Street. All staff members are active in state and local professional associations. The staff also participates in continuous in-service education and is trained in CPR.
The Santa Monica History Museum, located adjacent to the Santa Monica Main Library, features collections consisting…More of records, documents, oil paintings, photographs, memorabilia and other items of historical interest. More than 600,000 photos and 7,000 original property deeds from the Los Angeles County Recorder are included in the collection.
The museum - which opened its city-provided permanent location on October 24, 2010 - also houses a research library that is open to the public on an appointment basis. It hosts free docent-led tours and additional programs.
The Santa Monica History Museum has been operating since 1975, serving to preserve the history of the city. It was previously known as the Santa Monica Historical Society.