Planning a vacation to Los Angeles? Our insiders put together a list of top LA museums to consider adding to your itinerary.
Los Angeles is home to lots of museums that offer a diverse array of subjects for visitors to explore.
Take a break from trying to spot a celebrity and be sure to visit a few Los Angeles top museums.
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A few of the museums available on the Go Los Angeles Card include…
- Hollywood Museum
- Madame Tussauds di Hollywood
- GRAMMY Museum
- Museo di Storia Naturale di Los Angeles
- La Brea Tar Pits & Museum
- e altro!
Get the most detailed and thorough glimpse into the history of showbiz at the famous Hollywood Museum, located in the historic Max Factor Building.
With 10,000of real artifacts and props showcasing 100 years of Hollywood on the big screen, restored makeup rooms, one-of-a-kind costumes, props, photographs, scripts, elaborate movie sets, and more, this museum explores all things Hollywood.
Be sure to check out the extensive Marilyn Monroe exhibit, one of the museum’s most popular displays. If you want to see Rocky’s boxing gloves, Paris Hilton’s party dresses, or Hannibal Lecter’s jail cell from Silence of the Lambs, this is the place.
Getting in: Hollywood Museum tickets are included on the Go Los Angeles Card All-Inclusive Pass.
Madame Tussauds di Hollywood
Soddisfare tutte le celebrità più popolari di Hollywood sotto lo stesso tetto ... più o meno. Situato vicino al teatro cinese del Grauman di fama mondiale, questo museo delle cere è il migliore nel suo genere.
Get up close to over 100 astounding life-like wax figures. Pose with Johnny Depp, Clark Gable, Beyonce, and tons of Hollywood’s most beloved characters.
Make sure to bring your camera to this 3-story celebrity hangout, a photograph with your favorite star is the ultimate Hollywood souvenir!
Getting in: Madame Tussauds Hollywood tickets are included on the Go Los Angeles Card All-Inclusive Pass.
La Brea Tar Pits e Museum
Travel back to the last Ice Age when mammoths and saber-tooth cats roamed through Los Angeles at one of the world’s most famous excavation sites and fossil museums.
The La Brea Tar Pits and Museum is celebrated for having the largest and most diverse collection of extinct Ice Age animals and plants in the world.
Un aspetto unico di questo museo è che i visitatori possono seguire più da vicino l'azione guardando scienziati al lavoro nei box di scavo del Page Museum Laboratorio e vedere le ossa di essere puliti e riparati.
Check out Hancock Park, outside the Museum, to see life-size replicas of several extinct mammals.
Getting in: La Brea Tar Pits and Museum tickets are included on the Go Los Angeles Card All-Inclusive Pass.
Scopri come musica influenza le nostre emozioni e arricchisce la nostra vita in uno dei migliori musei della cultura pop di Los Angeles.
This non-profit educational institution was inspired by the GRAMMY Awards, which celebrate the best of musical accomplishment each year.
Through interactive exhibits, you’ll go behind the scenes of the music-making industry and recording processes and learn about the history of the GRAMMYs.
Vivi l'emozione di essere al Awards mostrare in prima persona mentre vi rilassate nel Museo del 200 Teatro -seat e guardare La Creazione di un momento GRAMMY.
This one-of-a-kind museum located at the heart of L.A. and is a great way to experience music as in industry so integral to the culture of Los Angeles.
Getting in: GRAMMY Museum tickets are included on the Go Los Angeles Card All-Inclusive Pass.
Corazzata IOWA Museum
Known as the “Battleship of Presidents,” the Battleship IOWA Museum stands as a testament to the sailors who served the US in World War II.
You’ll get to explore what life was like for sailors on similar vessels and learn about various topics, like history, science, technology, engineering, and math, and the role they played in WWII.
Insider tip: download the “USS Iowa” app on your mobile phone to add to your experience.
Getting in: Battleship IOWA Museum tickets are included on the Go Los Angeles Card All-Inclusive Pass.
Museo di Storia Naturale di Los Angeles
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles is home to one of the world’s most extensive and valuable collections of natural and cultural history.
Esplora biodiversità del pianeta e la storia naturale a questo laboratorio dinamico di apprendimento.
Exhibit highlights include: real dinosaur and mammal fossils, natural gems and minerals, habitat dioramas, and ancient Latin American archaeological treasures.
I visitatori potranno godere di un dietro le quinte paleontologi al lavoro nel laboratorio in cui Dino fossili di dinosauro sono preparati quotidianamente.
Getting in: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles tickets are included on the Go Los Angeles Card All-Inclusive Pass.
Huntington Library and Gardens
The Huntington è una, ente no-profit fondata nel privato 1919 da Henry Huntington e sede di una vasta collezione di libri rari e manoscritti della civiltà anglo-americana, collezioni d'arte e giardini botanici.
Art enthusiasts will appreciate the museum’s 650 paintings and 440 works of sculpture focus on two distinct areas—European art from the 15th to the early 20th century, and American art from the late 17th to the mid-20th century.
Qualified scholars will enjoy the library, one of the most complete research libraries in the United States in its field of British and American history.
La mostra continua evoluzione dei giardini botanici coperture 120 acri e dispone di una serra didattica dove i visitatori possono imparare alcuni fondamenti di botanica.
Getting in: Huntington Library and Gardens tickets are included on the Go Los Angeles Card All-Inclusive Pass.
The Broad MuseumOpened in 2015, The Broad Museum is a new contemporary art museum in LA.
The museum contains more than 2,000 works of art in the Broad collection, which includes some of the esteemed collections of postwar and contemporary art worldwide. In addition to its permanent collection, The Broad also hosts an active rotation of temporary exhibitions and innovative installments that keep audiences engaged and coming back.
The Broad Museum features two floors of gallery space to showcase the comprehensive collection and is the headquarters of The Broad Art Foundation’s worldwide lending library.
Getting in: The Broad Museum offers free general admission, but advanced reservations are highly recommended as tickets are limited.
J. Paul Getty Museum (The Getty Center)
Situato su una collina nelle montagne di Santa Monica è la mecca delle arti visive di Los Angeles. Il Getty Center ospita una varietà di generi e mezzi, tra cui dipinti europei, disegni, sculture, codici miniati, arti decorative, e le fotografie europei e americani.
The building, an architectural masterpiece itself designed by Richard Meier, offers beautiful gardens, open spaces, and one of the best views of the city.
The Getty’s constantly changing exhibitions combined with its outstanding permanent collection make it L.A.’s premier museum, attracting upwards of 1 million visitors annually.
Getting in: The J. Paul Getty Museum admission is free, but advanced, timed reservations are required.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Attraversa il mondo e un viaggio attraverso le profondità del tempo con la sua collezione di opere d'arte, il LACMA è il più grande museo d'arte nella zona occidentale degli Stati Uniti. Questo complesso di sette palazzina condominiale 20 acri di terreno condivide le sue collezioni attraverso mostre, programmi pubblici, e strutture di ricerca.
Esplora la gamma completa del lavoro creativo di artisti multimediali come Tim Burton o conoscere l'evoluzione della fotografia. Questo museo dinamico è una destinazione imbattibile per qualsiasi amante dell'arte.
Getting in: Los Angeles County Museum of Art tickets are available for purchase upon arrival.
Autry National Center Museo del West americano
Un museo davvero unico, il Autry è un centro dedicato alla storia interculturale condividere e preservare le diverse storie dei diversi popoli del West americano.
A 500,000-piece collection and assorted exhibitions are designed to engage you in critical issues of society through the history of Western experience.
Getting in: Autry National Center Museum of the American West tickets are available for purchase upon arrival.
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