December 07, 2013 - February 16, 2014
Over the years, Jaguar has produced more exciting front-engine sports cars than almost any other manufacturer. The unmistakable proportions combined with high performance engineering create an inspiring sports car with a uniquely British feel. The latest Petersen Automotive Museum exhibition pays . . .
November 23, 2013 - March 30, 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 around the . . .
July 13, 2013 - September 08, 2013
Prolific and well respected, Arlen Ness has crafted some of the most stunning and trend setting custom motorcycles ever to grace the highway. The Petersen Automotive Museum exhibition Arlen Ness: Art on Two Wheels will present a rich array of his one of-a-kind bikes, many of which continue to . . .
June 15, 2013 - April 06, 2014
Created to be a functional workhorse, the pickup truck has evolved into a high profile means of personal expression. The Petersen Automotive Museum’s newest exhibition, Pickups: The Art of Utility illustrates how vehicles with such modest and practical beginnings have matured to become everyday . . .
May 04, 2013 - September 02, 2013
Summerlong exhibit of important Baja vehicles featuring artifacts of all sizes including significant motorcycles, trucks, buggies, clothing and ephemera. This never-before-seen collection of historic off-road racing vehicles will show where it all began and how it has evolved. To prove the . . .
April 01, 2013 - April 01, 2013
With the exit of our Corvette 60th Anniversary exhibition, we have decided to focus on bringing to light those aspects of what we do that are seldom recognized: the tools of the trade. Opens April 1st, 2013 through April 1st, 2013. Significant aspects of the everyday mundane inspire us to rethink . . .
February 27, 2013 - March 31, 2013
The Petersen Automotive Museum celebrates the 60th anniversary of “America’s Sports Car,” the Chevrolet Corvette, with this special Corvette exhibit. Corvettes from every generation will be showcased, along with significant vehicles from history from February 27 through March 31. Notable . . .
February 23, 2013 - February 02, 2014
Today fins are remembered as the outward expression of American automotive design prowess during the height of postwar optimism. But they were first used far earlier than most would imagine. This exhibit, opening February 23, will feature more than a dozen vehicles ranging from icons like the 1959 . . .
January 08, 2013 - December 31, 2020
Weekdays: 11:00am and 3:00pm
Weekends & Holidays: 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 $14.50 is required and includes access to the Vault, as well as a guided tour by . . .