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Important: Less Than 4 Weeks Until We Close! Third Floor Discovery Center Relocated to First Floor.

MUSEUM PROGRAMS, EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS

Exhibition

Mustangs Forever: 50 Years of a Legend

May 3, 2014 - October 19, 2014

Few cars have captured the hearts of enthusiasts worldwide like the Ford Mustang. Introduced at the 1964 New York World’s Fair, the Mustang helped define automotive youth culture in America and was so eagerly embraced by the buying public that it quickly shattered all sales records. . . .

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Exhibition

The World’s Greatest Sports Coupes

April 10, 2014 - October 19, 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 . . .

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Exhibition

Town Cars: Arriving in Style

February 15, 2014 - October 19, 2014

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, . . .

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Exhibition

Art Wall: License Plates: Unlocking the Code

November 23, 2013 - October 19, 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 . . .

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Exhibition

The Vault

January 8, 2013 - October 19, 2014

Tour schedule:

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, visiting the admissions desk, or booking online.


An additional ticket purchase of $20 is required and includes access to the Vault, . . .

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Museum Event

Drift Champ Rhys Millen Visits The Petersen

October 04, 2014

Join us as Rhys Millen- Formula Drifting Champ talks cars with MotoMan on October 4th.

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Museum Event

Free Movies: Planes

October 05, 2014

Join us Sunday October 5th for our Free movie night- Screening Planes at 6:30PM.

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Museum Program

Discovery Day

October 04, 2014

Join us for our Final Discovery Day!

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Museum Program

October 18th Activities

October 18, 2014

Join us from 11AM-2PM as we celebrate the final weekend of the museum with family activities.

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