Interactive map: Places to eat, sleep and shop around the Westside of Los Angeles
Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles 90049; (310) 440-4500, Admission $10 for adults, $5 for children. Closed Mondays. Open noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekends. Time-certain reservations recommended for Noah's Ark.

Center for Land Use Interpretation, 9331 Venice Blvd., Culver City 90232; (310) 839-5722, Open noon-5 p.m. Fridays-Sundays.

Kirk Douglas Theatre, 9820 Washington Blvd., Culver City 90232; (213) 628-2772, Live theater in a 317-seat venue since 2004.

Annenberg Space for Photography. 2000 Avenue of the Stars, No. 10, Los Angeles 90067; (213) 403-3000, Open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. Admission is free. Validated self-parking is usually $3.50 for three hours.

Paley Center for Media, 465 N. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills 90210; (310) 786-1000, Exhibits, events, and a library of 150,000 TV and radio programs and ads, which you can watch on site. Open noon-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. Suggested contribution $10 for adults, $5 for children younger than 14.

Museum of Tolerance, 9786 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles 90035; (310) 553-8403, Closed Saturdays. Adults $15.50, ages 5-18 $11.50.

Beverly Canon Gardens, 241 N. Canon Drive, Beverly Hills 90210; (310) 285-2408, A tiny park in the heart of a shopping district, with chairs, tables, fountain and grass.

Beverly Gardens Park, Beverly Hills 90210; This 1.9-mile linear park, which has no street address, runs along Santa Monica Boulevard between Whittier and Doheny drives, with greenery and a pedestrian path. It also has the city's 40-foot-long BEVERLY HILLS sign, near North Beverly Drive.

Roxbury Park, 471 S. Roxbury Drive, Beverly Hills 90212; (310) 285-6840, This 11-acre park includes sports fields, picnic areas, four tennis courts and children playgrounds.

Sony Studios, 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City 90232; (310) 244-8687, This is where "Wizard of Oz" was shot in 1938 and where "Jeopardy!" has been shot since 1984. Walking tours last about two hours, open to ages 12 and above, $33 per person. Tours begin at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. daily.

Brentwood Country Mart, 225 26th St., Santa Monica 90402; Two dozen trendy shops and half a dozen spots for food. Opened in 1948.

Taschen Books, 354 N. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills 90210; (310) 274-4300, Fancy and sexy books, many in limited editions at eye-popping prices.