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Petersen Automotive Museum: Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Rated the #1 Automotive museum in the world, the Petersen Automotive Museum is dedicated to the exploration and presentation of the automobile and its impact on Global life and culture. The museum features 25 galleries with more than 350 vehicles on...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
6060 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036-3605
Central L.A
+1 323-930-2277
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We loved this museum - so many cool cars and the building was beautiful. I wish we planned to go through the VIP tour but our timing was off,

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank JotenLakeAcres
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took two hour vault tour. Worth it. If I were to do it again I would go through the general admission run through the museum -- 3 floors before going on the vault tour which offers details and history on the vehicles -- so you...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Pouvoir7
Reviewed 6 days ago

Thanks to the Robert Peterson family, generations will enjoy the history of US auto history, A must see if you’re in the LA area.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Jim M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited the Porsche exhibit, for a Porsche fan it was a great look at the history of the car and the company. Take the tour of the private collection in the underground garage, cars that made history!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Troy P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to see an interesting car museum, unfortunately It was disappointing. Very boring and lean. I expected much more.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Kristo S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Peterson Auto Museum on November 1 and found it to be different than what we were anticipating. To be honest we did not research the museum before going so deserve what we got with how our experience was. I was thinking...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Chris F
Reviewed 1 week ago

large collection of cars with really unusual ones. The Vault is a must do if you are going there. Can easily spend hours

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank notreallynotagain
Reviewed 1 week ago

Anyone who loves automobiles or just enjoys viewing a masterful selection of automobiles will love this museum of every type of Automotive type one can imagine. Large, spacious, well maintained and the vehicles on display are excellent, to say the least. A wise choice for...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 1 week ago

So we hit the Petersen before dinner on Friday night and we were impressed. A love letter to the automobile and car culture, this institution founded by the former publisher of Hot Rod Magazine has choice selections that range across both automotive history and pop...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank MKB1701
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cam back for the expanded vault tour. Yes, more cars. But the same dreary Soviet style 'minders' hoverering about, same no photo rule down there ("for security reasons" - what??) and the guide made a fair amount of factual mistakes discussing the cars I know...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank scott r
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24 June 2019|
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Response from Brlturner3 | Reviewed this property |
We did not feel it was at an unsafe location. Pulled right into a clean, well maintained and well lit parking garage. We would definitely recommend a visit to the awesome museum.
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30 April 2019|
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Response from Ebojoe | Reviewed this property |
We never did and I did not get the impression that he was looking for one.
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24 March 2019|
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Response from Puddykat | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, hit the wrong key. To continue, the visit we took started with short vault tour at about 12.30. We then explored the rest of the display and left just in time to get caught up in rush hour. PLEASE NOTE: Cameras... More