Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Broad

From the instant it opened in September 2015, the Broad (rhymes with “road”) became a must-visit for contemporary art fans. It houses the world-class collection of local philanthropist and billionaire real estate ho…
Top Choice Museum in Malibu & Pacific Palisades

Getty Villa

Although self-described as the Getty Villa Malibu, this famous museum in a replica 1st-century Roman villa is actually in Pacific Palisades. It’s a stunning 64-acre showcase for exquisite Greek, Roman and Etruscan a…
Top Choice Landmark in Santa Monica

Santa Monica Pier

Once the very end of the mythical Route 66, and still the object of a tourist love affair, the Santa Monica Pier dates back to 1908, and is the city’s most compelling landmark. There are arcades, carnival games, a v…
Top Choice Waterfront in Venice & Marina Del Rey

Venice Boardwalk

Life in Venice moves to a different rhythm and nowhere more so than on the famous Venice Boardwalk, officially known as Ocean Front Walk. It’s a freak show, a human zoo and a wacky carnival alive with hoola-hoop mag…
Museum in Hollywood

Hollywood Museum

We quite like this musty temple to the stars, crammed with kitsch posters, costumes and rotating props. The museum is housed inside the handsome 1935 art-deco Max Factor Building, where the make-up pioneer once work…
Top Choice Museum in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Grammy Museum

It's the highlight of LA Live. Music lovers will get lost in interactive exhibits, which define, differentiate and link musical genres, while live footage strobes. You can glimpse such things as GnR’s bass drum, Les…
Top Choice Museum in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Museum of Contemporary Art

A collection that arcs from the 1940s to the present and includes works by Mark Rothko, Dan Flavin, Joseph Cornell and other big-shot contemporary artists is housed in a postmodern building by Arata Isozaki. Galleri…
Top Choice Museum in Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood & Westwood

Getty Center

In its billion-dollar, in-the-clouds perch, high above the city grit and grime, the Getty Center presents triple delights: a stellar art collection (everything from Renaissance artists to David Hockney), Richard Mei…
Top Choice Museum in Los Feliz & Griffith Park

Griffith Observatory

This landmark 1935 observatory opens a window onto the universe from its perch on the southern slopes of Mt Hollywood. Its planetarium boasts the world’s most advanced star projector. Astronomical touch displays cov…
Museum in Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood & Westwood

Museum of Tolerance

Run by the Simon Wiesenthal Center, this museum uses interactive technology to engage visitors in discussion and contemplation around racism and bigotry, with particular focus given to the Holocaust. You can study v…