Choose one of five unique venues for your next event.
Enjoy a full weekend of Mustang fun! See the 2015 Mustang up close before its release, meet world champion drifter and founder of Mustang RTR, Vaughn Gittin Jr., Sunday Mustang car show, relax in the Mustang Lounge, new exhibit: 50 years of Mustang, massive kids bounce house, all day food, drink, music and more!
Come to the Petersen on April 26 and see Chevrolet’s new 505 horsepower Camaro Z/28, meet its designer, Tom Peters, and enjoy a Camaros and Corvettes cruise-in! Cruise-in starts at 9:00 am, and includes free parking for any year Corvette or Camaro. Interview begins at 11:00 am, and will be followed by an autograph session.
Today the name Town Car is closely associated with Lincoln, but that was not always the case. From the early 1900s to the mid-1960s, the term “town car” referred to a body style distinguished by an open chauffeur’s compartment and an enclosed passenger area. Elegant and dignified, they were originally intended for city use on formal occasions and were almost always the most expensive body style offered by a manufacturer. The Petersen Automotive Museum’s newest exhibit Town Cars: Arriving in Style will feature ...
The Streetscape exhibit features historical displays that chronicle the evolution of the automobile and car culture in the 20th century. Walk through lifelike dioramas based on real places and people that existed throughout Southern California chronicling the evolution of the Automobile in Southern California from a blacksmith’s shop in 1901 to a modern car design studio.
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Presented by The Auto Gallery
made possible by Jaguar
Summer camp at The Petersen is back!
Through February 8, 2015
Stories You Won't Hear Anywhere Else
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The Car And The City In Southern California
MUSEUM PROGRAMS, EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS
April 10, 2014 - October 18, 2014
Sports coupes and celebrities will share the limelight in the Petersen Automotive Museum’s latest exhibition. In a rare change of pace, the Petersen Museum has asked celebrity automobile enthusiasts to choose what sports coupes they would most like to own. The museum then scoured the . . .
February 15, 2014 - February 8, 2015
Today the name Town Car is closely associated with Lincoln, but that was not always the case. From the early 1900s to the mid-1960s, the term “town car” referred to a body style distinguished by an open chauffeur’s compartment and an enclosed passenger area. Elegant and dignified, . . .
November 23, 2013 - December 7, 2014
Beginning in 1914 the State of California began to issue license plates itself, creating an entirely new and fascinating branch of automotive history. The Petersen Automotive Museum is celebrating this centennial by presenting an exhibit that traces the history of license plates from . . .
January 8, 2013 - December 31, 2020
Weekday Hours 11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm
Weekend Hours 11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm, and 5:00pm
Tours may be scheduled by calling 323.964.6331 or visiting the admissions desk.
An additional ticket purchase of $20 is required and includes access to the Vault, as well as a . . .
April 26, 2014
See the new Camaro Z/28 for the first time on the west coast!