Founded in 1994, the Petersen Automotive Museum is dedicated to the exploration and presentation of the automobile and its impact on American life and culture using Los Angeles as the prime example. Encompassing more than 300,000 square feet, its exhibits and lifelike dioramas feature more than 150 rare and classic cars, trucks and motorcycles. Covering four floors, the facility features: permanent exhibits that trace the history of the automobile; state-of-the-art displays of racecars, classic cars, vintage motorcycles, concept cars, celebrity and movie cars, and auto design and technology; and the May Family Discovery Center, and interactive hands-on learning center designed to spark interest in science by way of the automobile.
6060 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036