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Getty Center Museum. [Photo Credit: LAtourist.com] Getty Center Museum

Getty Center Museum
[April 2021 - The Getty is temporarily closed; plans to reopen mid-April]
The J. Paul Getty Trust is an international cultural and philanthropic institution devoted to the visual arts and the humanities that includes an art museum as well as programs for education, scholarship, and conservation. [West L.A. / Sepulveda Pass]

Skirball Cultural Center
[April 2021 - Temporarily closed]
The Skirball museum collection, reflecting a history of 4,000 years, ranks among the largest of its genre in the world, with 25,000 objects of artifacts related to Jewish life and culture. The museum's core exhibit, Visions and Values: Jewish Life from Antiquity to America, explores themes related to the pursuit of the American dream through immigration, acculturation and the embracing of democratic values. [West L.A. / Sepulveda Pass]

UCLA Fowler Museum
[April 2021 - Temporarily closed]
The Fowler Museum at UCLA explores art and material culture from Africa, Asia, Oceania, Native and Latin America, past and present. Free Admission, Easy Parking. [UCLA / Westwood]

UCLA Hammer Museum
[April 2021 - Hammer Museum is temporarily closed; plans to reopen April 17]
The facility includes approximately 14,000 square feet of exhibition space as well as an open-air courtyard which is used for outdoor performances, members' openings, movie premiere parties and community events. Includes the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, a five acre outdoor sculpture collection (10899 Wilshire Boulevard) [UCLA / Westwood]

Museum of Tolerance
[April 2021 - Temporarily closed]
A high tech, hands-on experiential museum that focuses on two central themes through unique interactive exhibits: the dynamics of racism and prejudice in America and the history of the Holocaust - the ultimate example of man's inhumanity to man. [West L.A., near Fox Studios]

L.A. Holocaust Monument
[April 2021 - Temporarily closed]
Memorial to World War 2 Holocaust victims. [near The Grove]

Museum of Jurassic Technology
[April 2021 - Temporarily closed]
This small museum is not related to dinosaurs; instead it features exhibits that are related to old technology. [in Palms, near downtown Culver City and Sony Studios]

 

 

 
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