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LOS ANGELES MUSEUMS Calendar
Current Museums Events in L.A. and surrounding areas
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12/14/2019
DICKENS HOLIDAY CELEBRATION

315 W. Torrance Blvd.,Carson, Ca 90745 310-515-7166 - $25/ Admission $80 for group up to 4 - Dickens Holiday Celebration at The International Printing Museum 315 W. Torrance Blvd. Carson, CA 90745 (310) 515-7166 www.printmuseum.org Sat. Dec. 14th 2019 10:00 am-4:00 pm "Christmas Carol "perf ....

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12/07/2019 to 01/06/2020
CAPISTRSNO LIGHTS

26801 Ortega Highyway (949) 234-1300 - $10 for Adults (ages 12-60) $9 for Seniors $5 for Children (ages 4-11) - The Mission will host Capistrano Lights 2019: Experience the Mission at Night featuring a nightly tree lighting and music program held from December 7 through January 6, 2020. After the Mission close ....

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11/07/2019 to 01/09/2020
MUSEUM OF TOLERANCE PRESENTS: "MUTUALITY" OPENING RECEPTION

9786 West Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, 90035 3107722478 - no cost - Since 2016, Swiss photographer Saskia Keeley has brought together Israeli and Palestinian women living on the West Bank in Israel for photography workshops, seeking dialogue and understanding between ....

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01/11/2020
PETERSEN VOLUNTEER OPEN HOUSE

6060 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90036 - Free with Presentation - Are you an automotive enthusiast? Do you want to inspire and help create the next generation of automotive thinkers? Do you want to serve the community? If your answer to any of these questions is "y ....

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10/31/2019 to 01/12/2020
LOITERING IS DELIGHTFUL

4800 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027 (323) 644-6269 - Free - The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA), the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG), and the Barnsdall Art Park Foundation (BAPF) are pleased to present Loitering is delightfu ....

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09/10/2019 to 01/26/2020
FANTASY WORLD: ITALIAN AMERICANS IN ANIMATION

644 North Main Street 213-485-8432 - Free - The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles New Free, All Ages Exhibition - Fantasy World: Italian Americans in Animation The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) is pleased to present a ne ....

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09/02/2019 to 03/08/2020
ESTHER WILLIAMS: THE SWIMMING QUEEN OF THE SILVER SCREEN

217 Metropole Avenue, Avalon CA 90704 9493025233 - $0-$17 - RECURRING September 6, 2019 - March 8, 2020 The Catalina Island Museum presents the debut curation of Esther Williams: The Swimming Queen of the Silver Screen, an exhibition celebrating the dynamic l ....

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05/05/2019 to 05/05/2020
NEW EXHIBIT - HOLLYWOOD DREAM MACHINES: VEHICLES OF SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY IN LOS ANGELES

6060 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, California 90036 - - The Petersen Automotive Museum newest exhibit will feature over 40 Hollywood vehicles from cult classic films and video games. Key vehicles on display will include the Warthog from “Halo,” the 2035 ....

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11/09/2019 to 06/07/2020
UNDER A MUSHROOM CLOUD: HIROSHIMA, NAGASAKI, AND THE ATOMIC BOMB

100 North Central Avenue Los Angeles, California 90012 - Adults $16 Seniors (62 and over) $7 Students (with ID) and Youth (6–17) $7 Children 5 and under and JANM Members, Free. - ‘UNDER A MUSHROOM CLOUD: HIROSHIMA, NAGASAKI, AND THE ATOMIC BOMB’ TRAVELING EXHIBITION TO OPEN AT JANM FROM NOVEMBER 9, 2019 TO JUNE 7, 2020 LOS ANGELES — Under A Mushroom Cloud: Hiroshima, Nagas ....

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07/16/2016 to 07/31/3016
POP-UP EXHIBIT "LAUGHING MATTERS: THE EXPERIENCES OF WOMEN IN STAND-UP COMEDY"

454b Jung Jing Rd, Los Angeles, CA, 90012 8313454062 - FREE - ABOUT: Using art, artifacts and photography this exhibit explores the subtle and profound gender discrimination that women in stand-up comedy confront on a daily basis. By sharing the stories of wome ....

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BROADLAND

221 S. Grand Ave. Los Angeles - Free - Downtown Los Angelesland just got a new “land.” It’s called Broadland, and the theme is modern art. ....

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THE BATTLESHIP IOWA MUSEUM

San Pedro, CA - - The West Coast’s only battleship museum.  A unique experience on board takes you on a memorable family journey through World War II, Korean War, and Cold War; following in footsteps of thousands of  ....

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EXPLOROCEAN/NEWPORT HARBOR NAUTICAL MUSEUM

600 E. Bay Ave, Newport Beach, 92661 949.675.8915 - - Explore our region's maritime heritage with family-oriented interactive exhibits, ship models, artifacts and art, located in the heart of the historic Balboa Fun Zone on Newport Bay. In addition to o ....

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THE GRAMMY MUSEUM

800 W. Olympic Blvd Los Angeles CA LA Live entertainment complex, Olympic and Figueroa 213.765.6800 - - The GRAMMY Museum explores and celebrates the enduring legacies of all forms of music; the creative process; the art and technology of the recording process; and the history of the GRAMMY® Awards, th ....

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MARCONI AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM

1302 Industrial Dr., Tustin, CA 92780 714-258-3001 - The Marconi Automotive Museum and Foundation for Kids is the most unique car venue in Southern California. The Marconi Automotive Museum and Foundation for Kids offers not only the chance to enjoy a More ....

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NOAH’S ARK AT THE SKIRBALL

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049 Skirball Cultural Center - (located off the 405 Freeway; exit Skirball Center Drive) (310) 440-4500 - $12 General | $9 Seniors, Full-Time Students, and Children over 12 | $7 Children 2–12 | FREE to Skirball Members and Children under 2 - New family destination promises to be summer’s “hot ticket”! The Skirball Cultural Center opens Noah’s Ark at the Skirball—an innovative, delight-filled destination for children and families of ....

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MUSEUM OF TOLERANCE

9786 West Pico Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90035 Simon Wiesenthal Plaza (southeast corner of Pico Boulevard and Roxbury Drive). Entrance on Pico - F 310-553-8403 - The Museum of Tolerance provides a unique and provocative experience that challenges visitors to become witnesses to history, confront the dynamic of intolerance that is still embedded in society tod
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MARCH FIELD AIR MUSEUM

22550 Van Buren Blvd. Riverside, CA. 92518 I-215 freeway at Van Buren Blvd. You will see it from the freeway. Parking lot available. 951 697-6600 - - The March Field Air Museum is a "must see" for every member of the family. The museum is operated by the non-profit March Field Air Museum Foundation. It's support comes entirely from donations, cont ....

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THE RONALD REAGAN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

40 Presidential Drive Simi Valley, California 93065 800-410-8354 or 805-577-4000 - Memorabilia from Ronald Reagans life and presidency. Now includes Air Force One and also Marine One (presidential helicopter). Reagan's Country Cafe provides refreshments: soups, salads, sandwiches
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AMERICAN MUSEUM OF CERAMIC ART (AMOCA)

399 North Garey Ave, Pomona CA 91767 909.865.3146 - - Founded in 2001 and opened in September, 2004, AMOCA is one of the few museums in the United States devoted exclusively to ceramic art and historic innovations in ceramic technology. It is located in ....

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THE HOLLYWOOD MUSEUM

1660 N. Highland Ave, Hollywood, CA 90028 in the historic Max Factor Building (323) 464 7776 - The Hollywood Museum is located in the world-famous historic Max Factor Building. The magnificently restored Hollywood Regency style Art Deco landmark building is located in the “Heart of Hollywood



HERITAGE SQUARE MUSEUM

3800 Homer Street, Los Angeles, California 90031-1530 (323) 225-2700 - A living history museum reflecting the settlement and development of Southern California from the Civil War to the early 20th Century, Heritage Square Museum offers visitors a look into the everyday ....

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DISCOVERY SCIENCE CENTER

2500 N. Main St. in Santa Ana, Ca 92705 714-542-CUBE - Discovery Science Center is Orange County’s leading destination for hands-on science fun. Guests can explore more than 100 hands-on science exhibits in eight themed areas: Discovery Stadium, Techno More ....

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RANCHO CAMULOS MUSEUM

5164 E Telegraph Rd, Piru, CA 805.521.1501 - - Rancho Camulos is an 1800 acre working ranch that was established in 1853 by Ygnacio del Valle in the eastern part of Ventura County. 10 acres that include the orginal adobe home and ranch buildings ....

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USC FISHER GALLERY

823 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0292 USC Fisher Gallery - Parking: Enter campus at Exposition Blvd. and Watt Way. Inquire with attendant (213) 740-4561 - Discover art spanning five centuries at USC Fisher Gallery, the museum of the University of Southern California and the first museum established in Los Angeles devoted exclusively to the exhibition a More ....

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THE GAMBLE HOUSE

4 Westmoreland Place Pasadena CA (626)793-3334 - The Gamble House is an internationally recognized National Historic Landmark, in the style of the American Arts and Crafts movement. Built in 1908, The Gamble House is the most complete and best-pres
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MUSEUM FREE DAYS

- - Many museums offer free admission on certain days of the week or month - most are on Thursdays. Here is a list and links to detailed information. See the Museum page for a list of all museums. Always ....

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JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM

369 East First Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 Little Tokyo in Downtown Los Angeles (213) 625-0414 - The Japanese American National Museum is the only museum in the United States dedicated to sharing the experience of Americans of Japanese ancestry. The museum is housed in a new 85,000 square-foot P
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PACIFIC ASIA MUSEUM

46 N. Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, 91101 Parking available adjacent to museum, accessible by Gold Line & Metro bus transfer (626) 449-2742 - The only museum in Southern California devoted solely to Asia and the Pacific Islands, Pacific Asia Museum is located at 46 North Los Robles Avenue in Pasadena. Hours are Wednesday through Sunday 10 ....

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