Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles

4.6
Learn about the automobile and its impact on American life at Petersen Automotive Museum. The museum spans over 27,900 sq m (300,000 sq ft) and contains more than 150 rare and classic cars, trucks, and motorcycles in four floors of exhibits. Realistic streetscape dioramas immerse you in the history of each automobile, and personable and experienced museum guides are on hand to educate, inform, and provide detailed insight for beginners and enthusiasts alike. The Discovery Center provides a hands-on educational science experience for kids by teaching them how automobiles operate. Arrange your visit to Petersen Automotive Museum and discover more family-friendly attractions in Los Angeles using our Los Angeles online trip itinerary builder .
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  • THere are so many unique cars at this museum it's mind boggling. THey are always changing their exhibits.  more »
  • I regret only having limited time to visit and would have liked to take in a Vault tour too, but there was an interesting mix of unusual vehicles to view and all were beautifully presented. Bit disapp...  more »
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  • A really great experience if you love automotive history or just cars in general. They have their own parking in site so you shouldn't have any problems finding a spot close to the museum. There is a lot to see here so you definitely don't want to miss this. Your ticket is good the day so if you want to get a bite to eat half way through you should be able to do that. There are plenty of great places to eat and even a restaurant inside the museum itself.
  • The Petersen Museum is the place to go if you are a car fanatic or not. Is a great museum to check out. You get to see all kinds of classics and hot rods. Their Saturday events are great! Great opportunity to not only see car but meet new friends. Family friendly museum. A must see if you are visiting Southern California.
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