Home / Culture  / Museums  / The Scoop: Museum of Ice Cream

The Scoop: Museum of Ice Cream

Museum of Ice Cream Los Angeles Sprinkle Pool

I scream, you scream…

Let’s just put it this way, the Museum of Ice Cream in Downtown Los Angeles is the stuff that west coast dreams are made of. Enough said because the exhibition is an Instagrammer’s paradise and photos can’t even do this pop-up phenomenon justice. Now that you have those coveted Museum of Ice Cream tickets in your hand, we’ve compiled a few things to know before you go:

Museum of Ice Cream Los Angeles

A world where the streets are paved with ice cream cones.

Is the Museum of Ice Cream just for kids?

First, don’t be fooled by the theme, this is not an attraction for kids. Sure, children should visit, but let’s be very clear, the Museum of Ice Cream is not a children’s museum.  Despite the theme and nature, it’s easy to forget these pieces are priceless works of art, be mindful and enjoy your time.  

Banana Split Room at Museum of Ice Cream Los Angeles

Banana Splits

Do you get to eat ice cream?

You sure do! Without giving away all the surprises, this multi-sensory experience will give you the opportunity to taste a new flavor in almost every room. So go hungry, you’ll be glad you did.  

Museum of Ice Cream Los Angeles

This summer heat has me like…

How long will the Museum of Ice Cream take? 

Great question! One hour. 

I did not think it was possible considering there are ten installations and guests must finish the tastes of ice cream in each room before moving on. We took our time, and we were still out of the museum just a few minutes passed the hour. You are welcomed to spend as much time as you’d like in any of the rooms except for the life-size sprinkle swimming pool. You’ll have three minutes to take your photos “treading sprinkles” and I suggest heading straight for the back corner. You’ll be able to get the best pic without too many people photobombing your next Instagram. Don’t be scared to get creative! 

Museum of Ice Cream Los Angeles

Museum of Ice Cream Los Angeles

Oh, and you can’t go backwards. Make sure to take your time because you once you’ve left one room you can only fast forward and no rewinding.

How do you get Museum of Ice Cream tickets?

Museum of Ice Cream is now sold-out, but that doesn’t mean all hope is lost. Follow the across social so you can find out when the next batch of tickets go on sale! The museum is closed on Tuesdays and tickets are $29 for adults and $18 for children.

Museum of Ice Cream Los Angeles

For those planning on taking great social media photos, I suggest searching the hashtag: #MuseumOfIceCream. This will give you not only some great ideas, but will show you a little more what to expect and how to dress, specifically which colors to wear. It really is the ice cream version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and you will feel as though you are vying for the Golden Ticket the minute you arrive. Hopefully, Kevin will be your host. Willy Wonka, eat your heart out. 

Museum of Ice Cream Los Angeles

Word to the wise, you know when visiting the beach you end up cleaning sand out of your car for days-upon-days? After diving into the sprinkle pool you can bet you’ll be finding colorful jimmies in your car for the rest of the summer! 

We all scream for ice cream!

Have you gone to the Museum of Ice Cream?

2018 E 7th Place
Los Angeles, CA 90021 

We would love to know more about your experience. By sharing your tips, experiences, and memories, in our comment section below, you help fellow travelers in The JetSet Family community decide the best fit for them and their families. Let us know what you liked most, or if you have any questions about the Museum of Ice Cream. 

Museum of Ice Cream: Tickets | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter


On occasion, contributors of The JetSet Family are invited to experience gifted products and services. This practice does not hinder the influencers’ point of view. Our descriptions have always accurately reflected our overall feelings, and The JetSet Family will only ever share things that we genuinely love and believe worthy of being featured. This post may include affiliate links, but that’s OK. Any purchases made using these links helps The JetSet Family blog continue to share great content with our readers. Thank you for supporting us and our sponsors.

Review overview
  • Austin January 10, 2018

    This looks so fun!!! I believe there’s one is San Francisco as well, I’ll have to check it out. You really get an ice cream tasting per room?!

  • This looks so fun! I wanted to go in SF last week but it was SOLD out. Loved your post and thank you for all the tips. Hoping to go soon



This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.