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in Los Angeles, CA (showing 1 - 15 out of 15)

Architecture & Design Museum

Architecture & Design Museum

900 E 4th St
Los Angeles, CA 90013   Directions

(213) 346-9734


The Architecture & Design Museum, also known as the A+D Museum, explores the work of important regional, national and international designers. Become more aware of the architecture and design in everyday life when you visit the many design exhibits-architecture, interior design, fashion, graphic design and film design, to name a few.

Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Culture Center

Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Culture Center

10899 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90024   Directions

(310) 443-7000


The Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Culture Center, or the Hammer Museum as it is more commonly referred to, is an art museum specializing in key single-artist and thematic exhibitions of historic or contemporary work. Originally created to house Armand Hammer's personal art collection, the museum is now operated by UCLA's School of Arts and Architecture and has expanded to include the Billy Wilder Theater.

Autry National Center

Autry National Center

4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027   Directions

(323) 667-2000


Celebrate the diversity and history of the American West at the Autry National Center. The Center contains three institutions with huge collections and multiple exhibits. The Southwest Museum contains a vast collection of Native American art, textiles and jewelry. The Museum of the American West displays many artifacts and the Institute for the Study of the American West shares its research about the area.

California African American Museum

California African American Museum

600 Exposition Park Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90037   Directions

(213) 744-7432


Located near the California Science Center, the California African American Museum opened its doors to the public in 1981 in order to share the history, art and culture of African Americans with all Angelenos. Permanent and traveling exhibitions use a wide range of art and artifacts to educate the museum's guests.

Chinese American Museum

Chinese American Museum

425 N Los Angeles St
Los Angeles, CA 90012   Directions

(213) 485-8567


Housed in the oldest surviving structure of LA's original Chinatown, the Chinese American Museum is part of the El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Monument. As such, the mission of the Chinese American Museum is to use art, cultural artifacts and historical facts to "foster a deeper understanding and appreciation of America's diverse heritage."

GRAMMY Museum

GRAMMY Museum

800 W Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015   Directions

(213) 765-6800


Explore and celebrate the enduring legacies of music at the GRAMMY Museum. This interactive and educational museum devotes itself to the history and winners of the Grammy Awards as well as the influence of musical icons. The GRAMMY features a permanent collection of musical artifacts, including items from the Beatles, Bob Marley and Michael Jackson.

Guinness World Records Museum

Guinness World Records Museum

6764 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028   Directions

(323) 463-6433


Half a block from the world famous Grauman's Chinese Theater you will find the Guinness World Records Museum. Based off the authoritative Guinness World Records books, this museum archives record-breaking achievements in a fun environment. Play with the interactive exhibits and read about some of the most unusual records in the world.

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

900 Exposition Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90007   Directions

(213) 763-3466


Opened in 1913, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is the largest museum in the western US. Walk through 4.5 billion years of history as you stroll through the exhibits. Artifacts, fossils and specimen dating back from prehistory to today are preserved and displayed on all three floors.

Norton Simon Museum

Norton Simon Museum

411 W Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91105   Directions

(626) 449-6840


Enjoy all forms of art at the Norton Simon Museum. This art museum contains works from Europe, Asia and the Americas in its permanent collection. These pieces range from 14th century Renaissance oil paintings to early Baroque to modern and contemporary art. Beautiful marble sculptures line the galleries and the Front Garden and fill the extensive Sculpture Garden.

Petersen Automotive Museum

Petersen Automotive Museum

6060 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036   Directions

(323) 964-6356


Car aficionados won't want to skip the Petersen Automotive Museum. Founded by the creator of Hot Rod and Motor Trend magazines, this extensive automotive museum is one of the largest of its kind in the world. The museum owns over 200 vehicles and displays 100 to the public. Learn about the history of the automobile, visit the interactive exhibit to learn about the way a car works, or take a tour of the facility.

California Science Center

California Science Center

700 Exposition Park Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90037   Directions

(323) 724-3623


Learn about science through hands-on experiences and attractions at the California Science Center. Take a ride on the high wire bicycle to learn about gravity. Investigate the different climates and ecologies in the demonstration rooms. Get up close and personal with fish, spiders, lizards, hermit crabs, hissing cockroaches and snakes as you learn about the different species and how they live.

Learn about science through hands-on experiences and attractions at the California Science Center. Take a ride on the high wire bicycle to learn about gravity. Investigate the different climates and ecologies in the demonstration rooms. Get up close and personal with fish, spiders, lizards, hermit crabs, hissing cockroaches and snakes as you learn about the different species and how they live.

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El Pueblo De Los Angeles

El Pueblo De Los Angeles

125 Paseo De La Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012   Directions

(213) 628-1274


Los Angeles has been under the flags of Spain, Mexico and the United States since the Europeans came over to the Americas. El Pueblo De Los Angeles Historical Monument reflects the Native American, African, European, Mexican and Chinese cultures that contributed to the early history of Los Angeles. Eleven of the living museum's twenty-seven historic buildings are open to the public.

Heritage Square Museum

Heritage Square Museum

3800 Homer St
Los Angeles, CA 90031   Directions

(323) 225-2700


Walk through living history at the Heritage Square Museum. The Heritage Square attraction is actually a collection of homes in the Montecito Heights neighborhood. These houses demonstrate the growth and change in Los Angeles from 1850 to 1950. Tour Victorian Era houses and learn about the everyday lives of the Angelenos who used to live in them.

Hollywood Wax Museum

Hollywood Wax Museum

6767 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028   Directions

(323) 462-5991


Welcome to the house of wax. Hollywood Wax Museum features 180 life-like wax models of famous people and characters that have influenced the realms of entertainment, history and politics. Pose next to your favorite stars for a memorable souvenir photograph. Strike a pose with three generations of James Bond, stand on the red carpet with Samuel L. Jackson or practice your karate moves with Charlie's Angels at this fun attraction.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

5905 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036   Directions

(323) 857-6000


Admire art, collected from ancient to modern times, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. With over 100,000 pieces dating from all points in history, LACMA's seven-building complex is the largest encyclopedic museum west of Chicago and has reached international notoriety. Besides both permanent collections and traveling exhibits, the museum also hosts film and concert series.

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