Petersen Automotive Museum’s new facade


The Petersen Automotive Museum’s new facade is wild and crazy!

If you want to see it in person, see Chapter Eight in our book.

(info below from their Visit webpage, for your convenience)


Adults $15
Seniors (must show ID) $12
Students (must show ID) $12
Children $7
Under 3 Free
Active Duty Free
Personal Care Attendant Free

During peak periods, the Cars Mechanical Institute will be
accessible by hourly timed entry only* 

If visitors would like to take a Vault Tour but require additional accessible resources, such as interpreters or touch-based tours, please call Visitor Services at (323) 930-CARS during museum hours at least two weeks prior to visiting.

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Monday 10AM—6PM
Tuesday 10AM—6PM
Wednesday 10AM—6PM
Thursday 10AM—6PM
Friday 10AM—6PM
Saturday 10AM—6PM
Sunday 10AM—6PM



10AM – 4 PM Every Day
Enjoy breathtaking views of the city while you dine at Cafe Delish, located on the Penthouse level of the museum. The museum cafe is open from 10am-4pm every day.