Founded in 1979, MOCA is the only museum in Los Angeles devoted exclusively to contemporary art. It is committed to the collection, presentation, and interpretation of work produced since 1940 in all media, and to preserving that work for future generations. In a remarkably short time, MOCA has developed one of the nation's most renowned permanent collections. Now numbering over 6,800 works and steadily growing, this invaluable cultural resource provides extensive opportunities for education...
Even a modern metropolis like Los Angeles has great bargains for exploring the city on a budget. The Southern California CityPASS is one of the best package deals in L.A., featuring four attractions at nearly half price. Many of L.A.’s top cultural attractions have admissions that are $10 or less, such as the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Griffith Observatory and the Norton Simon Museum. Take the family out to the ballgame at Dodger Stadium, which offers $10 advance tickets for top deck seats. Quench your thirst and nosh at a discount during L.A.’s top Happy Hours, such as Bar | Kitchen and Drago Centro in Downtown L.A., the Border Grills in Downtown and Santa Monica, or the Chaya restaurants in Downtown and Venice. For reasonably-priced historic eateries, there’s The Original Pantry, Philippe the Original, or Pink’s Hot Dogs. Los Angeles is known for glitz and glamour, but L.A. Tourism’s guide will help you find the best of L.A. on a budget!
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The courtyard is famous for the hand and footprints of Hollywood celebrities, dating from 1927 through the present.
A Hollywood legend since 1939. Taste the Snap of 21 varieties of hot dogs and taste the Juiciness of our 12 varieties of hamburgers. Featuring old-fashioned sodas and cake too!
The Griffith Observatory is one of L.A.’s greatest cultural attractions, offering spectacular views from the Pacific Ocean to Downtown L.A. from its perch on Mt. Hollywood in Griffith Park. The observatory and accompanying exhibits were opened to the public on May 14, 1935. In its first five days of operation, the observatory welcomed more than 13,000 visitors. Today, the Griffith Observatory is renowned as a national leader in public astronomy, and a beloved gathering place for visitors and...
From world-class to museums to multicultural dining, read on for our 24-hour guide to visiting Los Angeles on a budget.
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