Experience American car culture in the city built around the automobile- the Petersen Automotive Museum! Tour three floors of exciting and inspiring exhibits that explore the world of the automobile. See how automobiles shaped Los Angeles and learn the role they play in Hollywood movies! Some exhibits change throughout the year, so there is always something new to see. In the Streetscape, vehicles are displayed in a realistic environment that will take you back in time to the earliest days of the automobile in L.A. Visit the May Family Discovery Center on the third floor where children can play and learn.