Los Angeles is without a doubt a city worth visiting and with the amount of things to do and see outdoors you might contemplate giving museums a miss. However when you compare LA’s museums and indoor attractions to that of New York, Washington D.C and Chicago you will find that you find may rivals in Los Angeles.
Japanese American National Museum
In an engaging and lucid fashion is the story told about the Japanese immigration to the United States and start with the initial restrictions including brutal imprisonment during World War II.
Moca Grand Ave
This is the LA Museum of Contemporary Art’s main branch and currently houses thousands of works of art dating back as far as 1940.
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
History buffs get an ample dose of prehistoric LA and bubbling tar as well as bones, since animal remains were discovered in tar pits in 1875 up to date the number found reaches over 3.5 million fossils. Aside from a giant 15, 000 pound Columbia Mammoth will you see skunks, gophers, jackrabbits and over 400 wolf skulls filling a wall.
Armand Hammer opened the Hammer museum three weeks before his death and initially he founded the museum housing only his own work. Currently is houses design and photography pieces, modern art and America comic art as well as video aside from talks and lectures etc.,
Annenberg Space for Photography
Annenberg Space for Photography offers an excellent array of print and digital works.
California Science Center
An outstanding museum with its latest addition the Endeavor, the space ship built by NASA as well as permanent galleries SKETCH Foundation gallery, Creative World and World of Life where human innovation, life sciences and powered flight are explored in an interesting fashion. One of the most inspiring museums inspiring everybody to reach for the stars.