CURRENT exhibitions

THE PORSCHE EFFECT

CUSTOM REVOLUTION

THE ROOTS OF MONOZUKURI: CREATIVE SPIRIT IN JAPANESE AUTOMAKING

 

more treasures in THE VAULT

After an extensive renovation, the Vault presented by Hagerty® has more than doubled in size and now features over 250 vehicles from around the world. Discover some of the most iconic and rare cars, motorcycles, and trucks spanning over 120 years of automotive history on the largest guided automotive tour in the United States. Guided tours traverse the globe, featuring vehicles from 6 different regions, and provide an immersive experience exploring the history of the automobile, from Hollywood legends to hypercars. Visitors will see turn-of-the-twentieth-century cars, head-of-state cars, supercars, cars belonging to Hollywood legends, award-winning hot rods, cars that pushed the boundaries of innovation, and many other surprises.

 

VEHICLES ON DISPLAY

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FINE TUNING: JAPANESE/AMERICAN CUSTOMS

SIDEWALK SPEEDSTERS: THE GROWN-UP WORLD OF CHILDREN'S CARS

MADE IN ITALY

AN AMERICAN SUPERCAR

 
 

PERMANENT Galleries

CARS MECHANICAL INSTITUTE AND CARSPAD EXPERIENCE

ALTERNATIVE POWER

FORZA MOTORSPORTS RACING EXPERIENCE

 

EXPERIENCE FORZA AT THE PETERSEN

Prepare for unrelenting action in the most visually striking and comprehensive racing game of this generation. Ten racing simulators in the museum offer a custom version of Forza Motorsport 7 with eight unique race experiences. 

True enthusiasts can join Petersen Membership and get their Forza Motorsport Pass. The pass allows you to race against fellow members in events scheduled throughout the year.  Museum members automatically receive 500,000 gamer credits just for joining. 

 

CARS OF FILM AND TELEVISION

100 TO 200: JAGUAR'S PURSUIT OF SPEED

ART CENTER DESIGN STUDIO