Experience over 100 years of automotive history at The Petersen Automotive Museum

January 15, 2018
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Los Angeles Attractions

For culture and history lovers, exploring a museum offers one of the most interesting places to visit. Within a museum lies great history alongside rich culture, which offers a pleasant environment for exploration and learning. For car enthusiasts, the mere sight of a fancy automobile can be a satisfying experience but marry cars with a museum, and you have a treat like no other for car fans. Enter The Peterson Automotive Museum

Experience over 100 years of history at Petersen Automotive Museum

The Petersen Automotive Museum is a place where you will be stunned by the large array of historic automobiles and engineering exhibits. Robert Peterson and his wife founded this museum in 1994. It is situated on Wilshire Boulevard along the end of The Miracle Mile neighborhood in Los Angeles. It is currently housed in a historic building that is dated back to 1962. This automotive museum, which runs on a non-profit basis, is by far one of the largest of its kind in The World.

The Petersen Automotive Museum presents the history, entertainment and educational programs about automobiles. Owing to the extensive $125 million reconstructions the museum underwent, its interior designs and architectural structure are sure to amaze. The Museum features over 100 vehicles within 25 galleries found throughout the building. There are quite a few other collections held within the vault that is found in the basement of The Museum. On the ground floor lies the array of extravagant automobiles, showcases of industrial engineering, and teaching exhibits where you can learn more about automotive engineering. There is also a special exhibit that explores the history and impact of the automobile to Southern California culture.

You are free to explore this museum every day of the week, as it is usually open from 10 am to 6 pm all week. The admission fee into the museum ranges from children under 3 being totally free, and children above 3 charged $8 while students and senior citizens with valid ID pay just $13. Adults must pay $16 to explore the automotive museum. Learn more here: https://www.petersen.org/

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