Los Angeles County Museums (M-Z)

Check out these museums small and large. Don't forget to hashtag.

This page is meant solely as a reference. Prices and hours can change. Please check with your local museum for holiday hours. If this information is inaccurate at any time, please contact us so we can fix it for everyone.

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West Hollywood, CA

Hours: Wed – Sun 11am – 6pm

Fees: $10

Focus: Home and Modern Art

MAK Center for Art & Architecture

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Burbank, CA

Hours: Thurs-Sun 11am-6pm

Donations: $10

Focus: Martial Arts

Martial Arts History Museum

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Long Beach, CA

Hours: Weds, Fri-Sun 11am-5pm & Thurs 11am-9pm

Fees: $10

Focus: Latin American Art

Museum of Latin American Art

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Los Angeles, CA

Hours: 930am-5pm

Fees: $15

Focus: Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum, Los Angeles

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Long Beach, CA

Hours: Weds-Sun 11am-5pm

Fees: $5

Focus: Pacific Island museum

Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum

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Pasadena, CA

Pasadena City College has two galleries open for visitation.

Boone Gallery Hours: Mon-Tues 11am-5pm, Weds-Thurs 11am-7pm & Fri 12pm-3pm

Gallery V Hours: Mon-Thurs 11am-2pm & Fri 12pm-3pm

Tip: Art Museum and galleries are a common place people go to relax and meditate. 

Pasadena City College Art Galleries

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Long Beach, CA

The Queen Mary is a WWII troopship that holds history, romance, and paranormal activity. Prices and Hours will not be listed. Although the Queen Mary is commonly opened as a museum but also holds different events throughout the year that could modify prices and hours.

The Queen Mary

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Claremont, CA

Hours: 8am-5pm

Fees: $9

Focus: Botanical Gardens

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Gardens

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Simi Valley, CA

Hours: 10am-5pm

Fees: $29

Focus: Appreciate views, luxury, permanent presidential exhibits and a variety of temporary exhibits 

The Ronald Reagan Presidental Library

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Torrance, CA

Hours: Tues-Sun 11am-5pm

Fees: free

Focus: Modern Art

Torrance Art Museum

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Los Angeles, CA

Hours: Weds, Fri-Sun 11am-5pm & Thurs 11am-8pm

Fees: $10

Focus: Japanese, Chinese & "orientalist" graphic art

USC Pacific Art Museum

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Torrance, CA

Hours: Tues-Sun 10am-3pm 

Fees: $5

Focus: Aviation

Western Museum of Flight

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Manhattan Beach, CA

Hours: Sat-Sun 12pm-3pm

Fees: free

Focus: Historical Society

Manhattan Beach Historical Society Museum

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Monrovia, CA

Hours: Thurs-Sun 1pm - 4pm

Fees: donation based

Focus: History of Monrovia and Historic Building 

Monrovia Historical Museum

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Gledale, CA

Hours: Weds-Sat 12pm-7pm & Sun 12pm-5pm

Note: Museum of Neon Art frequently closes for events. Check website if you want to visit

Fees: $10

Focus: Neon Art

Museum of Neon Art

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Pasadena, CA

Hours: Mon, Weds-Thurs

12pm-5pm, Fri-Sat 11am-8pm & Sun 11am-5pm

Fees: $15

Focus: Private Art Collection

Norton Smith Museum

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Beverly Hills, Ca

Hours: Weds-Sun 12pm-5pm

Donations: $10

Focus: Television, radio & all forms of media

The Paley Center for Media

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Pasadena, CA

Pasadena Museum of History includes archives, a historic home and exhibit galleries. Information provided focuses on the exhibit galleries. If you have other questions, check out their website

Hours:  Weds-Sun 12pm-5pm

Fees: $5

Pasadena Museum of History

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Long Beach, Ca

Hours: Weds-Sun 1pm-5pm

Fee: Free

Focus: Historic Home/Ranch

Rancho Los Alamitos

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Claremont, CA

Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-4pm &

Sat 1pm-4pm​​

Fees: $9

Focus: Paleontology

Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology

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San Dimas, CA

Hours: Mon, Weds 12pm-5pm & Sat 10am-4pm

Fee: Free

Focus: Pacific Rail

Pacific Railroad Society Museum

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Long Beach, CA

Hours: Mon-Tues, Thurs

12pm-5pm & Weds 12pm-8pm

Fees: free

Focus: One exhibit focused

University Art Museum, Long Beach

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Monterey Park, CA

Hours: Tues-Weds, Fri-Sat

12pm-4pm & Thurs 12pm-7pm

Fee: free

Vincent Price Art Museum

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Los Angeles, CA

Hours: Mon-Thirs 10am-5pm,

Fri 10am-4pm & Sun

1230pm-430pm

Fees: $7.50

Focus: Children's Museum

Zimmer's Children's Museum by ShareWell

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Santa Monica, CA

Hours: Fri-Sun 10am-5pm

Fees: $10

Focus: Flying

Museum of Flying

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West Hollywood, CA

Hours: Tues- Fri 11am-5pm & Sat-Sun 11am-6pm

Fees: free

Focus: Contemporary Art

MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Arts)

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Los Angeles, CA

Hours: Sun-Fri 10am-5pm

Fees: $15.50

Focus: Holocaust Museum

Museum of Tolerance

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Pasadena, CA

Hours: Tues-Sun 1pm-4pm

Fee: Free

Focus: Historic Grounds

The Old Mill

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Palos Verdes, CA

Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm,

Sat 10am-4pm & Sun 1pm-4pm

Focus: Student art gallery

Palos Verdes Art Center

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Los Angeles, CA

Hours: 10am-6pm

Fee: $15

Focus: Automotive

Petersen Automotive Museum

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Long Beach, CA

Hours: Weds-Sun 1pm-5pm

Donation based

Focus: Historic home

Rancho Los Cerritos

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Redondo Beach, CA

Hours: Wed 10am-1pm & 

Sat-Sun 12pm-4pm

Focus: Redondo Beach History

Redondo Beach Historical Society

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Los Angeles, CA

Hours: Tues-Fri 12pm-5pm & 

Sat-Sun 10am-5pm

Fees: $12

Focus: Museum based on Jewish tradition, and American Democracy

Skirball Cultural Center

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Los Angeles, CA

Hours: Tues-Fri 12pm-4pm &

Sat 12pm-5pm

Focus: Art

USC Fischer Museum of Art

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Culver City, CA

Hours: Fri 10am-9pm &

Sat-Sun 10am-5pm

Fees: free

Focus: Cold War

Wende Museum

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