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Important: See the new Camaro Z/28 for the first time on the west coast during Inside the MotoMan Studio with Tom Peters on 4/26

MUSEUM PROGRAMS, EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS

Exhibition

The World’s Greatest Sports Coupes

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 . . .

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Exhibition

Town Cars: Arriving in Style

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, . . .

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Exhibition

Art Wall: License Plates: Unlocking the Code

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 . . .

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Exhibition

The Vault

January 8, 2013 - December 31, 2020

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 or visiting the admissions desk.


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

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Museum Program

Inside the MotoMan Studio with Tom Peters & Camaro Z/28 West Coast Debut

April 26, 2014

See the new Camaro Z/28 for the first time on the west coast!

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Breakfast Club Cruise-In 4/27

April 27, 2014

Join us for the Breakfast Club Cruise-In the last Sunday of every month!

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Discovery Hour: Magnetic Streetscapes 4/29

April 29, 2014

Discovery Hour is a weekly interactive activity hour for families with children under 6, with activities ranging from staff led games and storytelling, to scavenger hunts and crafts. Join in the fun!

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Museum Event

Mustang Madness

May 03, 2014 - May 04, 2014

Enjoy three days of celebration of 50 years of the Ford Mustang!

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Inside the MotoMan Studio with Vaughn Gittin Jr.

May 03, 2014

Meet World Drift Champion Vaughn Gittin Jr. during Mustang Madness

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May Discovery Day: Make a Mustang 5/3

May 03, 2014

Discovery Days at the Petersen Automotive Museum are drop-in arts and crafts workshops for the whole family, with actors from L.A. BookPALS joining us to read stories at 2:00 p.m.

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Gone In 60 Seconds Double Feature

May 04, 2014

Enjoy both cult classic car movies and see the real Eleanor Mustangs used in the films!

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Discovery Hour: Mother’s Day Cards 5/6

May 06, 2014

Discovery Hour is a weekly interactive activity hour for families with children under 6, with activities ranging from staff led games and storytelling, to scavenger hunts and crafts. Join in the fun!

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Discovery Hour: Super Hero Masks 5/13

May 13, 2014

Discovery Hour is a weekly interactive activity hour for families with children under 6, with activities ranging from staff led games and storytelling, to scavenger hunts and crafts. Join in the fun!

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Movies & $1 Milkshakes: Driving Miss Daisy

May 14, 2014

Visit our Town Car exhibit, then enjoy this movie about the relationship between a wealthy woman and her chauffeur.

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