Petersen Automotive Museum

The Petersen Automotive Museum celebrates automotive history, industry, artistry and culture in the heart of Los Angeles, the most car-centric city in the world.  Before stepping inside, the award winning exterior invokes the movement, speed and wind gracing over the body of eras of automobiles. Inside visitors will experience collections spanning from the very first automobiles to dream cars of the future.

Open Mon-Sun 10AM-6PM

Private Museum Highlights Tour & Shopping

Enjoy a 60-minute Museum Highlights Tour at 25% off!
Save 10% in the Petersen Store!

A private docent-led tour of all three floors of the Petersen Museum. You'll course through the History Floor getting a close up look at cars from your favorite movies and tv shows, the Industry Floor featuring The Roots of Monozukuri: Creative Spirit of Japanese Automaking with pre-70s designs that will surprise and delight your senses, Custom Revolution: the most avant-garde and influential custom motorcycles from independent builders around the world, and the Artistry Floor featuring The Porsche Effect: a celebration of 70 years of the iconic make with the greatest collection of Porsches outside of Stuttgart.

Brand new exhibit: Auto Didactic: The Juxtapoz School - This eccentric exhibit draws the connection between Kustom Kulture and the creation of Juxtapoz Art and Culture Magazine, featuring over 50 artists once considered "lowbrow" and unacceptable to the world of fine art. Viewers will be drawn in by the "out of the box" themes such as hotrods, comic books, psychedelic posters, surfing, skateboarding, and B-movie monsters.

Finish your trip behind the wheel in the Forza racing gallery - included!

Save 25% on a Private Highlights Tour!
One rate of $75 for up to 10 guests / normally $100.
$7.50 each additional guest.
+ General Admission
7 days a week. 10:00am - 6:00pm
Two weeks advance reservation
10% Store discount

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Tour requires minimum two weeks advance reservation

Store discount on regular priced merchandise only

Redemption Instructions

Complete request form online at, call us at 323-964-6346 or email us at to book your tour.

ADA Accessible
Instagram Handle: petersenmuseum
Public Space ADA Compliant
Accepts Credit Cards
Family Friendly
Student Group Friendly
Self Parking
Tour Group Friendly
Regular Adult Price: 16.00
Regular Children Price: 11.00
Regular Senior Price: 14.00
Dining/Food Available
Children Free (under): 4
Business Lunch
Full Bar
Fine Dining
Free Wi-Fi
Good for Singles
Group Dining
Kid Friendly
Private Dining Room
Wine Bar
Happy Hour

Total Square Footage: 300000
Largest Room Square Footage: 18000
Total Meeting Rooms: 5
Capacity Inside: 2000
Capacity Outside: 2000
Available for Buy Out
In-House Catering Service
Max Reception Capacity: 2000
Max Banquet Capacity: 800
Number of Breakout Rooms: 2
Total Capacity: 4000