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The Getty Center
#1 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
You find several museums on the grounds with the most equisite pieces of art, also a sculpture garden, relaxing areas, unbelievable views of LA, restaurants, museum shops .
Beautiful gardens, great special exhibits, expansive views, wonderful architecture and that is before entering the art museums.
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Griffith Observatory
#2 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
The museums, and observatory are very interesting.
There are museums inside the observatory but I believe they cost.
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
#3 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
This is definitely one of the most interesting museums I've ever been in - highly recommended!
The museum is small but different than traditional museums.
The Nethercutt Collection
#4 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
The Nethercutt is a great stop its free and the museum is great they have old cars a train and a second museums across the street by appointment with cars vintage music machine's and more its also local so get off...
One of the best car museums in the country
Battleship USS Iowa BB-61
#5 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
If you're in the Long beach San Pedro area, or if you just like ships and war museums, its a great attraction.
One Of The Best Living Museums RE:USA History
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Skirball Cultural Center
#6 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
Admission is $12, but they are members of the North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM) so membership in one of those museums allows for free admission in to the Skirball.
The Muppet exhibit is housed in a museum of Jewish culture which displays artifacts from synagogues and traces Jewish history.
Petersen Automotive Museum
#7 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
It's collection is world class, and unlike other world class auto museums, it's collection spans many different areas types of cars and also many different manufactures.
Enjoy one of the finest automobile museums on the planet, they frequently change their feature so there is always something wonderful to see and learn about.
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California Science Center
#8 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
Expand your day by enjoying lunch in the Rose Garden and/or visiting one of the other museums in Exposition Park (Natural History Museum & the California African American Museum).
This place does a great job at keeping their visiting exhibits on point with modern museums and a unique experience all around.
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Norton Simon Museum Pasadena 12.6 km away
#1 of 11 Museums in Pasadena
Small when compared to "top-tier" museums, the Simon nonetheless has spacious, well-lit, uncrowded galleries that allow art lovers to gaze as long as they like at works by Cezanne, Renoir, Van Gogh, Goya, Rembrand...
I have long felt that the Norton Simon is one of the best art museums in the country - and definitely my favorite.
Annenberg Space for Photography
#9 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
My girlfriends and I visit museums for our birthday celebrations several times a year for art and lunch.
Innovative and superb photography museum
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The Broad
#10 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
I've visited museums that have collections from classic greek to modern art, and this is clearly a memorable museum with a superb collection.
It is one of the premier modern art museums in California and compares well to the top floor of the Pompidou in Paris, although focused on art after 1940.
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Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust
#11 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
I have been to various Jewish museums all over the world and this one is the best.
The Holocaust Museum uses some of the latest technology to show the public the plight of the Jews during World War 2. It is very informative using various types of audio and visual tecniques.
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
#12 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County compares well to some of the best natural history museums and is worth a stop.
This museum reciprocates membership with other science museums, including the Kansas City Science Museum so we got in free, but if you aren't members of the museum or a reciprocal the cost is Adults $12, Seniors a...
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Hollywood Bowl Museum
#13 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
Aside from sunset picnicking before the concert, come early in the day to visit the museum which tells wonderful stories about the luminaries who made the music come alive at the Bowl.
music great have sung there and you will see that in the museum collection open air seating museum food nand beverages available
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Autry Museum of the American West
#14 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
The Autry Museum was always one of our favorite museums to visit when we lived in LA in the late 1990s.
The museum presents a well balanced presentation of authentic museum pieces, (there's a remarkable weapons collection) and a terrific collection of movie clips, costumes, and sets from Tom Mix through Kurt Russell...
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art
#15 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
One of the best modern art museums we have seen - spectacular at night time - one of the highlights on our California trip - highly recommended.
Lots of views, many free parts: Sculpture Gardens, Lights, La Brea Tar Pits, much of Ahmanson Building, Plan two days to see it all, and 3 when all museums completed and would do Peterson Auto Museum across the st...
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Japanese American National Museum
#16 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
I was most excited to see the exhibit Transpacific Borderlands which is one of many exhibits around town at various museums that is part of Pacific Standard Time, the celebration of Latin America in (and around) L...
Nestled at the edge of Little Tokyo and adjacent to the MOCA museum, a trip to the Japanese American museum is definitely a worthwhile trip for those seeking better insight into Japanese American history.
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La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
#17 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
The park-like areas surrounding both museums make for an ideal walking tour--and plenty of welcoming sculptures for children to climb on--yes, that is allowed!
We’ve been to some great, world-class science museums in our travels, and this one ranks up there with the best of them.
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The Gamble House Pasadena 13.0 km away
#2 of 11 Museums in Pasadena
If you love Craftsman style architecture or love museums (which is how I stumbled upon it!)
Pasadena abounds with good museums, but this gem is less well known.
The Hollywood Museum
#18 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
But, if you are able bodied, perhaps the owner will one day make it compliant for all. it is one of the best museums I have ever experienced.
An interesting way to spend a few hours and in comparison to the other museums nearby, it is great value for money.
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Madame Tussauds Hollywood
#19 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
We have visited many wax museums and Madame Tussauds is the best -- but the Hollywood location is the absolute best (we've been to Madame Tussauds in Washington DC and Vegas).
What I found most interesting is the encouragement of pictures, as this is opposite how museums usually are.
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The Grammy Museum
#20 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
The Grammy Museum has a great balance of educational musical history of many/all genres, and has plenty of interactive exhibits - music making, instrument playing, short videos about the history of different artis...
The exhibits and videos in this museum are excellent and we loved all the interactive exhibits.They feature different artists on a rotating basis but have lots of grammy history about all artists and music and son...
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Travel Town
#21 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
There is an inside museum with a few preserved boxcars, buggies and autos.
Surprisingly fun free museum
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Hollyhock House
#22 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
I had one day in LA to do something and I already done the great art museums and city tours.
This is a great MUSEUM with a park , Barnsdall, to enjoy as well.
Museum of Death
#23 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
... of memorabilia regarding high profile murders and deaths (Black Dahlia, Manson Family, etc) The museum is rather small but worth your time if you are so inclined to spend an afternoon dwelling on death.
Awesome museum, really big collection of serial murderer artwork, photos and videos.
Museum of Tolerance
#24 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
Truly one of the best museums I've ever been to!
I love museums like this!
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Avila Adobe
#25 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
LA's oldest house and a small intersting museum
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The Museum of Contemporary Art
#26 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
All 3 museums were fun visits, definitely providing a varied view of contemporary art and design.
I love museums and we have a wonderful one here in LA.
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Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum
#27 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
The museum was amazing with plenty of educational exhibits and items.
I played and enjoyed going up and down the piano stairs :D We bought the promo ticket that gave us access to the Wax Museum and Guiness World Records Museum.
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Mission San Fernando
#28 of 142 Museums in Los Angeles
Wonderful part of California history, with displays and a museum to bring it all to life.
Fantastic, Eerie Museum Collection of Relics