Los Angeles features some of the best museums in not only the country but the entire world. And they cover the entire gamut of interests, styles, and spectrums. From classy to hilarious to outright weird, there’s something for everyone. Check out these curious collections that are definitely off the beaten path.
The Broad is Los Angeles newest modern art museum. It features Eli and Edythe Broad’s collection of 2,000 post-war works. Check out contemporary classics from Andy Warhol and Jeff Koons. Best of all, admission to this museum is free, but be sure to make a reservation.
Annenberg Space for Photography
Privately funded, this museum specializes in photography, but takes a very innovative approach when it comes to its exhibitions. Exhibits incorporate videos and music for a very integrate experience that gets the viewer involved. Admission is free and Saturday evenings feature concerts and local music.
La Brea Tar Pits
Featuring some of the best fossil collections on the planet, this museum includes over 3.5 million fossils, including a 15,000 pound mammoth. The bones were found in the tar pit that bubbled up from a petroleum lake under the current location of Hancock Park.
Other museums in LA worth checking out include the Peterson Automotive Museum, the California Science Center, and the Griffith Observatory.