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Petersen Automotive Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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“on display”(160 reviews)
“love cars”(89 reviews)
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The Petersen Automotive Museum is dedicated to the exploration and presentation of the automobile and its impact on American life and culture using Los Angeles as the prime example. Encompassing more than 300,000 square feet, its exhibits and...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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6060 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036-3605
Central L.A
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+1 323-930-2277
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Reviewed yesterday

Okay, let me first say I really liked this place before. The cars on the first floor were in dioramas that gave them context. That is all gone. It is a great collection of cars, but the LA history you used to see here is...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Barry W
Reviewed yesterday

You are in for a treat! A must see in LA if you live or is visiting. You don't need to be a car fanatic, I am not, you will appreciate cars even more

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Fearless41873389587
Reviewed yesterday

Took my young nice and nephews (ages 5-12), they ALL loved it. I'm not a car buff, but it was very interesting for me to see, too.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank conniemccreight
Reviewed yesterday

Great automotive museum to visit. Easy access, eateries, coffee, well lit, beautiful location. It is a very easy place to not notice but the Peterson is well worth the visit for any car enthusiast. There is a great deal of educational information as well. There...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Christine C
Reviewed yesterday

New, old or classic. This is the place for a car lover to visit, Well worth the trip to the Vault if time permits.

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

The Petersen Museum covers a wide variety of various makes, models and types of cars and bikes that are not only rare but also have amazing provenance. I noticed a bus stop out the front , but if like me you're doing a day trip...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Highly recommend adding the vault tour to your experience. While Museum was extremely well done, the vault tour with our knowledgeable docent was the highlight. Well worth the time and money. Gift shop was also reasonably priced which was a nice surprise.

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Culture67206950293
Reviewed 5 days ago

the management and staff all around are smug; from the front desk to the security people and the guided tour. it must be the culture in that place. we get you have expensive inventory!!!

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Travel58647756116
Reviewed 6 days ago

Be sure to visit the basement. Great collection of race cars, vintage cars, movie cars, political and celebrity owned cars.

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FarAway23940085243
Reviewed 6 days ago

I am a member of the Petersen and love the museum; always something new to see (we visited The Vault this visit) and do. On this visit I had my family with me visiting from overseas. We had two young children in the group (and...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Barb R
13 July 2018|
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Response from Jim B | Reviewed this property |
Yes it runs through Los Angeles and although it's acknowledged with small Route 66 signs, the route now, of course goes by a number of different street names. I would refer you to, The Route66 , Not only does it show... More
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