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Museums

FROM ART AND AUTOMOTIVES TO NATURAL HISTORY AND SCIENCE

  • Getty Villa – the ancient world of Greece and Rome is only 15 minutes away at 17985 E. Pacific coast Hwy Pacific Palisades, CA 90272   Note: Parking Reservations are required. Call (310) 440-7300.
  • Adamson House – 23200 Pacific Coast Hwy Malibu, CA 90265 310-456-8432  The first Malibu beach-house.  Astounding ’30s tile decor.
  • Getty Center – LA’s hilltop acropolis was conceived as a home for the contents of the J. Paul Getty Trust Art Collection. 1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049 Phone:(310) 440-7300
  • LACMA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art – 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Phone: 323 857-6010
  • MOCA, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles – 250 S Grand Ave, Plaza Level, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Phone:(213) 621-1710
  • Norton Simon Museum – Art, 411 W. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91105  Great collection of sculpture and paintings. Local version of Giverny gardens.
  • Pasadena Museum of California Art – 490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101
  • Hammer Museum – Art, 10899 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90024  When you’ve got your own money and your own art, this is what you do.
  • Peterson Automotive Museum – Cars, 6060 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036  Car Guy’s Heaven. Period.
  • Science Museum, Natural History Museum and Rose Garden – Great for children and next to the USC campus, 900 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90007  See the Space Shuttle.  Wow!
  • La Brea Tar Pits – Great for kids. 5801 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036  Millions of years and still bubbling up.The Broad – 221 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, 90012  Contemporary Art.  When you’ve got your own money and your own art, etc.
  • The Huntington – 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino 91108.  The jewel of Los Angeles: Botanical gardens, Library, Art Gallery, the Original Residence, a Japanese House. Lake and Tearoom, an English Rose garden and Tearoom.  Not to be missed.