Academy Museum

West Hollywood & Mid-City

The future home of the museum of the Oscars is scheduled to open in late 2019.

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A four-story ode to the auto, the Petersen Automotive Museum is a treat even for those who can’t tell a piston from a carburetor. A headlights-to-brake…

2. Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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The depth and wealth of the collection at the largest museum in the western US is stunning. LACMA holds all the major players – Rembrandt, Cézanne,…

3. Wall Project

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4. La Brea Tar Pits & Museum

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Mammoths, saber-toothed cats and dire wolves roamed LA's savanna in prehistoric times. We know this because of an archaeological trove of skulls and bones…

5. Craft Contemporary

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This well-respected, intimate, three-story museum features an eclectic mix of world-renowned and local up-and-coming artists in the folk and craft art…

6. Zimmer Children’s Museum

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In the Jewish Federation Center, this charming museum brims with interactive exhibits that gently teach kids about tolerance, generosity and community…

7. Original Farmers Market

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Long before the city was flooded with farmers markets, there was the farmers market. Fresh produce, roasted nuts, doughnuts, cheeses, blini – you’ll find…

8. Grove

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Next door to the Original Farmers Market is a faux-European and rather corporate, yet attractive, shopping mall built around a central plaza with a…