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Reviewed 28 October 2018

Hadn't been back to the Petersen since they had opened their new museum, and I was wonderfully pleased to see what they had done. The museum itself is oriented around the history of automobile development, both nationally and internationally, and is a wonderful lesson in technological development of our world. For us real car buffs, they offer a Vault Tour, which encompasses a massive number of autos that are stored at the Museum, with a very animated and comprehensive description of the many cars that make up the collection. Very worthwhile.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DonaldYokum
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Visited here during our recent vacation on the West Coast. This was our third car museum, first Sacramento, Academy of Art University Museum in San Francisco and now the Peterson. I missed the vault tour due to time constraints. If the ticket lady had mentioned it I could have paid the extra and taken the vault tour.
Anyway the museum is fantastic and well worth a visit if your in LA.
My favourite Museum in the LA area is Peter Mullen Automotive Museum but the Petersen is a close second.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank motorcar1
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Great muesum for any car lover.
What a collection.
Bikes and cars.
$16 entry for 3 floors.
There is a vault section that is an addtional $23 for an extra 75min tour.
Worth a look and staff are friendly and toilets and wheelchair access which is good.
A must do for a car lover.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank deesimone
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

Although neither of us are car buffs, we found the Petersen to be an amazing collection of cars, motorbikes, and associated stuff. All the displays are very well designed and presented, with excellent signage.
Car parking is very convenient and reasonable.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michael B
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

Even is you're not a car buff, this museum has something for everybody. Antique automobiles use in classic movies and race cars off of the track from years gone by. And be sure to see the authentic low-riders in all of their gaudy beauty.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank jerrygoff78735
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