We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Used to go there, when they had the Hawthorne Air Show..

Smile, took my little one..to get some breakfast there. The waitress that was waiting on our table... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2016
Dale M
,
Hawthorne, California
Museum in the Beach Boys' Hometown

We visited Hawthorne, mainly to see the sites where the Wilson brothers hung out, and we were... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2016
cynsha
,
Mankato, Minnesota
Read all 5 reviews
Enhance this page - Upload photos! Add a photo
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good40%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible20%
Jun 2, 2017
“Never never never again!!!!!”
Aug 25, 2016
“Used to go there, when they had the Hawthorne Air Show..”
About
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
62°
46°
Feb
62°
46°
Mar
62°
48°
Apr
Contact
12622 Grevillea Ave, Hawthorne, CA 90250-4308
Website
+1 310-720-0675
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (5)
Filter reviews
5 results
Traveler rating
2
2
0
0
1
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
2
2
0
0
1
See what travelers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed June 2, 2017

I booked 2 nights, one before my international flight and one on the way home. The first bad thing I dealt with is the shuttle stops running at 10. I had to purchase an Uber. My shower after flying for 17 hours was broken, and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Lauren B
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Smile, took my little one..to get some breakfast there. The waitress that was waiting on our table really made my daughter feel like a queen...with the whipping cream on her waffles as a smiling face. Very cute lol. ( please forgive me that i had...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Dale M
Reviewed August 22, 2016

This place is outstanding, with excellent displays of yesteryear in Hawthorne. They serve great coffee. Lots of old geezers sitting around and very friendly as they live in the past. When you are in Hawthorne, by all means take in this museum. A great place...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Lorenzo O
Reviewed July 24, 2016

We visited Hawthorne, mainly to see the sites where the Wilson brothers hung out, and we were steered to the museum for some memorabilia. There are a number of books, pictures and such, but I think this museum could do a bit more to honor...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank cynsha
Reviewed May 18, 2016

Just a fun browse to discover tidbits about Marilyn Monroe, Cher & Sonny Bono, Chris Montez, Beach Boys, Pioneers in Flight & Space, and Famous restaurants including Lee Iacocca's (of automobile Ford Motor and Chrysler Corp. fame).

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Anaheim_Marilyn
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 12 nearby hotels
Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles LAX/Hawthorne
37 reviews
.05 miles away
Hawthorne Plaza Inn
133 reviews
.36 miles away
El Rancho Inn
12 reviews
.72 miles away
Comfort Inn Cockatoo Near LAX Airport
900 reviews
.85 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 153 nearby restaurants
Hummus House
62 reviews
.26 miles away
Pizza Show
31 reviews
.49 miles away
Chubby Rice
12 reviews
.40 miles away
India’s Tandoori Halal Restaurant
11 reviews
.22 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 10 nearby attractions
Star Helicopters
20 reviews
1.07 miles away
Automobile Driving Museum
136 reviews
2.23 miles away
Beach Boys Monument
38 reviews
1.10 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Hawthorne Museum - Hawthorne Historical Society staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines