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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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Reviewed yesterday

Beyond the care and glint of vintage automobiles, beyond the toy store (don't leave without a cool model car!), there is the building. It feels roomy because it is roomy. What a fun museum! There are no framed, dead Europeans on the wall lilting and...More

Thank Nathaniel N
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went recently to see the Porsche exhibit and was not disappointed. What a wide range of gorgeous cars and motorcycles...will def go again and take the Vault tour.

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of my target in LA and today I did, three stores easy access, vault need special timing and extra payment. Good parking, not expensive, brilliant cars, finished and maintained, very polite staff. Cars for children amazing exhibition! It’s very spatial place to feel and...More

Thank Yury S
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you like your cars and car history than this is a must visit, 3 floors of beautiful exhibitions on the history of automative works and how they came about and how they have influenced todays work. There Porsche exhibit was amazing, as well as...More

Thank Rohan K
Reviewed 5 days ago

The exhibits are nice but the Vault tour is where they keep the bulk of the cars. Definitely worth adding this to your ticket but even then you only get to see a fraction of the Vault. Would have liked more time there and more...More

Thank KRBBoston
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had so much fun here. A lot of interactive activities for the kids, an amazing collection of cars. Reasonable price...

Thank Momwholvsherkids
Reviewed 6 days ago

As a frequent business traveler and car fan I try to visit the petersen every time I am in town... it certainly is a good place to visit if you are into cars! Especially you should do the extra vault tour once, which they offer...More

Thank Pkabel
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Petersen Automotive Museum is home to some of the world's finest cars. The collection of autos is stunning and they range from vintage to wild. Well worth a visit. George Vreeland Hill

Thank GeorgeVreelandHill
Reviewed 6 days ago

My son and husband really enjoed the place. 3 complete floors to visit with a huge variety of cars. Recommend the place.

Thank Johanne G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This unique museum is wonderful for kids - theres a whole floor of stuff dedicated for them and they actually do birthday parties in the space as well. Also they have some of the most iconic and rare cars in the world so it's great...More

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Response from Jim B | Reviewed this property |
Yes it runs through Los Angeles and although it's acknowledged with small Route 66 signs, the route now, of course goes by a number of different street names. I would refer you to, The Route66 , Not only does it show... More
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