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LOS ANGELES MUSEUMS Calendar
Current Museums Events in L.A. and surrounding areas
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05/26/2019
GHOST TOUR AT SANTA ANA’S HISTORIC HOWE-WAFFLE HOUSE MUSEUM

120 Civic Center Dr., Santa Ana 92701 (714) 547-9645 - $50 - What’s the scariest place in Orange County? If you guessed Santa Ana, you’re right! That’s because for the first time, on Sunday, May 26, the Dr. Willella Howe-Waffle House, a Santa Ana Historical ....

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05/31/2019
LATE NIGHT! PRIDE IN FASHION

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90049 3104404500 - $5 General - Kick off Pride Month at this late-night celebration of the exhibitions Fearless Fashion: Rudi Gernreich and Black Is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite. Stop by any time between 6:00 and ....

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06/04/2019 to 07/03/2019
HISTORIC AIRPORT TERMINAL AND MUSEUM

1310 Air Way, Glendale 91201 - Free - Before there was LAX, the center of Southern California air transportation was in Glendale. The 1929 airport terminal building was recently purchased by Disney, completely restored, and reopened as p ....

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09/15/2018 to 07/28/2019
ON FIRE: TRANSCENDENT LANDSCAPES BY MICHAEL SCOTT

4700 Western Heritage Way - Free for Autry Members / Included with Museum Admission: $14 Nonmembers / $10 Students and Seniors / $6 Children (3-12) - Featuring several selections from artist Michael Scott’s most recent series of paintings, this exhibition looks at the sublime visuals and transformative impact of fire on the land and the imaginati ....

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05/31/2019 to 07/31/2019
WORLD OF FRUIT

716 N La Brea Ave 6613097654 - 35.00 - World of Fruit Kicks Off Its Fruit Revolution in L.A. Experience fruits like you’ve never seen or tasted before LOS ANGELES, April 11, 2019 -- WORLD OF FRUIT announces the grand opening of the first ....

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05/31/2019 to 07/31/2019
WORLD OF FRUIT

716 N. La Brea Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90038 6613097654 - 35.00 - World of Fruit Kicks Off Its Fruit Revolution in L.A. Experience fruits like you’ve never seen or tasted before LOS ANGELES, April 11, 2019 -- WORLD OF FRUIT announces the grand opening of the first ....

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04/10/2019 to 08/01/2019
WONDERWORLD IMMERSIVE POP-UP

7080 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, 90028 323-496-1976 - $30 - Down the rabbit hole we go, off to our next adventure. Join us as we leave the Big Apple and journey to the City of Angels. Experience a world where fantasy and reality meet. WonderWorld LA is openin ....

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04/11/2019 to 09/01/2019
BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL: THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF KWAME BRATHWAITE

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049 3104404500 - - See the iconic images that amplified one of the most influential cultural movements of the 1960s: “Black Is Beautiful.” Featuring over forty photographs of black women and men with natural hair and ....

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05/05/2019 to 05/05/2020
NEW EXHIBIT - HOLLYWOOD DREAM MACHINES: VEHICLES OF SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY IN LOS ANGELES

6060 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, California 90036 - - The Petersen Automotive Museum newest exhibit will feature over 40 Hollywood vehicles from cult classic films and video games. Key vehicles on display will include the Warthog from “Halo,” the 2035 ....

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07/16/2016 to 07/31/3016
POP-UP EXHIBIT "LAUGHING MATTERS: THE EXPERIENCES OF WOMEN IN STAND-UP COMEDY"

454b Jung Jing Rd, Los Angeles, CA, 90012 8313454062 - FREE - ABOUT: Using art, artifacts and photography this exhibit explores the subtle and profound gender discrimination that women in stand-up comedy confront on a daily basis. By sharing the stories of wome ....

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BROADLAND

221 S. Grand Ave. Los Angeles - Free - Downtown Los Angelesland just got a new “land.” It’s called Broadland, and the theme is modern art. ....

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THE BATTLESHIP IOWA MUSEUM

San Pedro, CA - - The West Coast’s only battleship museum.  A unique experience on board takes you on a memorable family journey through World War II, Korean War, and Cold War; following in footsteps of thousands of  ....

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EXPLOROCEAN/NEWPORT HARBOR NAUTICAL MUSEUM

600 E. Bay Ave, Newport Beach, 92661 949.675.8915 - - Explore our region's maritime heritage with family-oriented interactive exhibits, ship models, artifacts and art, located in the heart of the historic Balboa Fun Zone on Newport Bay. In addition to o ....

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THE GRAMMY MUSEUM

800 W. Olympic Blvd Los Angeles CA LA Live entertainment complex, Olympic and Figueroa 213.765.6800 - - The GRAMMY Museum explores and celebrates the enduring legacies of all forms of music; the creative process; the art and technology of the recording process; and the history of the GRAMMY® Awards, th ....

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MARCONI AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM

1302 Industrial Dr., Tustin, CA 92780 714-258-3001 - The Marconi Automotive Museum and Foundation for Kids is the most unique car venue in Southern California. The Marconi Automotive Museum and Foundation for Kids offers not only the chance to enjoy a More ....

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NOAH’S ARK AT THE SKIRBALL

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049 Skirball Cultural Center - (located off the 405 Freeway; exit Skirball Center Drive) (310) 440-4500 - $12 General | $9 Seniors, Full-Time Students, and Children over 12 | $7 Children 2–12 | FREE to Skirball Members and Children under 2 - New family destination promises to be summer’s “hot ticket”! The Skirball Cultural Center opens Noah’s Ark at the Skirball—an innovative, delight-filled destination for children and families of ....

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MUSEUM OF TOLERANCE

9786 West Pico Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90035 Simon Wiesenthal Plaza (southeast corner of Pico Boulevard and Roxbury Drive). Entrance on Pico - F 310-553-8403 - The Museum of Tolerance provides a unique and provocative experience that challenges visitors to become witnesses to history, confront the dynamic of intolerance that is still embedded in society tod
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MARCH FIELD AIR MUSEUM

22550 Van Buren Blvd. Riverside, CA. 92518 I-215 freeway at Van Buren Blvd. You will see it from the freeway. Parking lot available. 951 697-6600 - - The March Field Air Museum is a "must see" for every member of the family. The museum is operated by the non-profit March Field Air Museum Foundation. It's support comes entirely from donations, cont ....

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THE RONALD REAGAN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

40 Presidential Drive Simi Valley, California 93065 800-410-8354 or 805-577-4000 - Memorabilia from Ronald Reagans life and presidency. Now includes Air Force One and also Marine One (presidential helicopter). Reagan's Country Cafe provides refreshments: soups, salads, sandwiches
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AMERICAN MUSEUM OF CERAMIC ART (AMOCA)

399 North Garey Ave, Pomona CA 91767 909.865.3146 - - Founded in 2001 and opened in September, 2004, AMOCA is one of the few museums in the United States devoted exclusively to ceramic art and historic innovations in ceramic technology. It is located in ....

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THE HOLLYWOOD MUSEUM

1660 N. Highland Ave, Hollywood, CA 90028 in the historic Max Factor Building (323) 464 7776 - The Hollywood Museum is located in the world-famous historic Max Factor Building. The magnificently restored Hollywood Regency style Art Deco landmark building is located in the “Heart of Hollywood



HERITAGE SQUARE MUSEUM

3800 Homer Street, Los Angeles, California 90031-1530 (323) 225-2700 - A living history museum reflecting the settlement and development of Southern California from the Civil War to the early 20th Century, Heritage Square Museum offers visitors a look into the everyday ....

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DISCOVERY SCIENCE CENTER

2500 N. Main St. in Santa Ana, Ca 92705 714-542-CUBE - Discovery Science Center is Orange County’s leading destination for hands-on science fun. Guests can explore more than 100 hands-on science exhibits in eight themed areas: Discovery Stadium, Techno More ....

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RANCHO CAMULOS MUSEUM

5164 E Telegraph Rd, Piru, CA 805.521.1501 - - Rancho Camulos is an 1800 acre working ranch that was established in 1853 by Ygnacio del Valle in the eastern part of Ventura County. 10 acres that include the orginal adobe home and ranch buildings ....

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USC FISHER GALLERY

823 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0292 USC Fisher Gallery - Parking: Enter campus at Exposition Blvd. and Watt Way. Inquire with attendant (213) 740-4561 - Discover art spanning five centuries at USC Fisher Gallery, the museum of the University of Southern California and the first museum established in Los Angeles devoted exclusively to the exhibition a More ....

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THE GAMBLE HOUSE

4 Westmoreland Place Pasadena CA (626)793-3334 - The Gamble House is an internationally recognized National Historic Landmark, in the style of the American Arts and Crafts movement. Built in 1908, The Gamble House is the most complete and best-pres
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MUSEUM FREE DAYS

- - Many museums offer free admission on certain days of the week or month - most are on Thursdays. Here is a list and links to detailed information. See the Museum page for a list of all museums. Always ....

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JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM

369 East First Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 Little Tokyo in Downtown Los Angeles (213) 625-0414 - The Japanese American National Museum is the only museum in the United States dedicated to sharing the experience of Americans of Japanese ancestry. The museum is housed in a new 85,000 square-foot P
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PACIFIC ASIA MUSEUM

46 N. Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, 91101 Parking available adjacent to museum, accessible by Gold Line & Metro bus transfer (626) 449-2742 - The only museum in Southern California devoted solely to Asia and the Pacific Islands, Pacific Asia Museum is located at 46 North Los Robles Avenue in Pasadena. Hours are Wednesday through Sunday 10 ....

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