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Hammer Museum

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Unique museum with more than art

In addition to the various exhibits that are always interesting this museum has regular... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2019
repeatvisitor_BD
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Los Angeles, California
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I was hoping to see a better distribution of space. Some of the rooms like the Leonard Nimoy had a... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
KriticL
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Located in the Westwood Village neighborhood of Los Angeles, the Hammer Museum presents exhibitions of contemporary and historical work in all media of the visual arts plus a full roster of free public programs including film screenings...more
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10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024-4343
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Reviewed 7 January 2019

In addition to the various exhibits that are always interesting this museum has regular documentaries that are of interest. Weekly free mindfulness on Thursdays is also available. No charge for entrance and minimal parking fees makes this museum a nice place to getaway without much...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Hammer museum is a good museum to visit, free admission, reduced parking and depending on the exhibition an interesting display. The permanant exhibition has some Vah Gogh's, Rembrant's and several fresh impressionists. I didn't get the modern art displays that were featured. Most of it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

I have been wanting to see the Hammer Museum for some time. It is located in Westwood Village and if you are local you can take the 234 bus right to the front door, almost. I loved the French Impressionist painting in regular collection. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Top tip - call ahead to make sure all exhibitions open. We drove out of the way and paid for parking only to find that all but 2 rooms were closed for new installation. The web site did not mention the closures. Unlike the Annenberg...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

Ordinarily a visit to the Hammer Museum is mind-broadening and interesting. One can always expect to enjoy new and different ways of experiencing art at the Hammer. However, when this reviewer visited on September 19, 2018 there was only one room open and this, the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JohnH881
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Ultra modern art. If this is your thing then you will like it. There were a lot of people who seemed to enjoy the various presentations. Not too sure why three rows of various cereals in metal containers or a giant cigarette smoking a cigarette...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I was hoping to see a better distribution of space. Some of the rooms like the Leonard Nimoy had a private event going on and space seemed to be limited. Maybe the overdose on installations by the Made in LA exhibits, which I am not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KriticL
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

It’s a little pity that I can’t see the special exhibition during this period. However, the works displayed are wonderful and inspirational. Many pieces reflect the important social issues that we are facing. I believer that they may make the viewers have some deep thinkings....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank shawnhsu0910
Reviewed 12 June 2018

I visit the Hammer regularly when I'm in LA and usually find an exhibition that I enjoy. My recent visit was during the first week of the Made In L.A. 2018 exhibition. I found the Diedrich Bracken tapestries to be very moving and worth the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

right now the museum has very little on display. one small room was open. it was an odd topic and a tiny space. not worth the drive/walk at all. they should have closed til whatever is going on (construction or ??) is completed. the gift...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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