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Petersen Automotive Museum

6060 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036-3605
+1 323-930-2277
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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
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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"vault tour"
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"on display"
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"car enthusiast"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Petersen is one of the most impressive automotive museums I have been too. They have a great variety of new and old vehicles. Some cars are so rare, they are valued well over $10M (They have a $75M Bugatti...). The facility itself is state of...More

Thank coreyamirault
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Reviewed 1 week ago

4 stories (if you count the "Vault" in the basement) of very cool cars and motorcycles in a new and art deco building on the corner of Wilshire and Fairfax. Start on the top floor and work your way down to the Vault (buy tickets...More

Thank asitis63
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently took my uncle, niece and 21 yr old daughter to Peterson Auto Museum in Hollywood as part of a day exploring L.A. and it was a hit - even with the girls! It is spotless, well organized, and with interesting pieces for everyone....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The two automobile makers with the most cars on display are Porsche on the first floor and Ferrari on the second. You will also find an electric car and a hybrid one more than 100 years old, some hot rods and other interesting models not...More

Thank THFinPR
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's an interesting car collection but not nearly as diverse and expansive as I had assumed before visiting. The museum recently had a facelift and features a cool facade and clean, modernist interiors. But overall, feels like you are visiting a personal car collection and...More

Thank ImRebeccaA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Petersen Automotive Museum is a great place to visit if you are a car fan. They have such of a variety of automobiles and motorcycles ranging from some of the old original cars to special exhibits like 70 years of Ferraris. There are exhibits...More

1  Thank amyincali2016
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to La to visit the Petersen Museum for my Husbands birthday present. The museum is newly renovated and gorgeous. It has plenty of information folks to assist you. We used the free parcel storage in the security office so we didn't lug around...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A huge must if you’re a car person. Currently the museum has the Porsche Effect exhibit which if you are like me, a Porsche fanatic, it’s a got to go see. Porsche spanning the decades. A 64, 356, of course many 911’s, 935, 919 etc....More

Thank adrian b
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So here is the thing, I have heard of this museum from multiple sources. Mainly from Jay Lenos Garage channel on YouTube. So... I got a couple friends and we made a trip from Seattle to LA, just to visit this place. Would definitely do...More

1  Thank SergeGTS
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very organized! Amazing collection of cars. I loved the racing cars area. The collection of Motorcycles is nice too. Impressive building!

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