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Attractions in Los Angeles, California

Amusements

  • Coca-Cola Building
    1334 South Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90021
    213-746-5555, Designed in 1936 and shaped like an 1890s-era ocean liner, this is Coca-Cola's LA headquarters and it features porthole windows, ship doors, a promenade deck, catwalk,... more info  map

  • Six Flags Hurricane Harbor
    26101 Magic Mountain Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 91355
    Located in Valencia
    661-255-4100, Discover pirate treasures, playful sea creatures, ancient ruins, shipwrecked sea vessels, and tribal artifacts on the shores of this tropical paradise that offers tons... more info  map

  • Six Flags Magic Mountain
    26101 Magic Mountain Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 91355
    661-255-4111, The world's most extreme family park with more roller coasters than any other place on earth, this fun place also features a Bugs Bunny world for children, games, shows,... more info  map

  • Transamerica Center
    1150 South Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA 90069
    213-742-2111, Los Angeles' first modern high-rise building which features 32 stories and offers panoramic views of downtown Los Angeles. more info  map

Casinos

  • Commerce Casino
    6131 Telegraph Road, Commerce, CA 90040
    323-721-2100, Poker, Blackjack, Caribbean Stud, Baccarat, and such Asian-style games as Pai Gow Poker and Super Nine can be enjoyed at the privately-owned Commerce Casino. The... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Avila Adobe
    10 Olvera Street, Los Angeles, CA 90069
    Located in Historic El Pueblo
    213-680-2525, Built by Mayor Don Francisco Avila, this is the oldest existing house in Los Angeles and it once served as headquarters for Commodore Stockton in 1847. Severely damaged... more info  map

  • Bradbury Building
    304 Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90069
    213-626-1893, Architecturally influenced by the 1887 book "Looking Backward," which described a utopian civilization in the year 2000, this unique building in the Eclectic Victorian... more info

  • Ennis House
    2655 Glendower Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90027
    323-660-0607, Built for Mabel and Charles Ennis by world-famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright, The Ennis House is made of concrete blocks and is one of the most outstanding residential... more info  map

  • Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple
    505 East Third Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013
    213-626-4200, This building is an authentic temple design of the eastern sect of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism and it features a stunning grey tile roof comprised of 40,000 tiles from Japan... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Watts Towers of Simon Rodia
    1765 East 107th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90002
    213-485-9572, A gaudy, Gaudi monument that is a whimsical, spirited folk art monolith created in 1921 and features towers that reach nearly 100 feet which are heavily adorned with... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

Museums & Galleries

  • Autry Museum of Western Heritage
    4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027
    323-667-2000, The American West comes alive at this museum where you can learn the legacy of the Lakota and Osage people, the explorations of the Spanish conquistadors, and the... more info  map

  • California African American Museum
    600 State Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037
    Located at Exposition Park
    213-744-7432, This museum features a wide range of treasures, artifacts, and exhibits of African American art, history, and culture. more info  map

  • Craft & Folk Art Museum
    5814 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036
    323-937-4230, The Craft & Folk Art Museum is open Tuesday through Friday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays 12:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. more info  map

  • Getty Center, The
    1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049
    12 Miles Northwest of Downtown Los Angeles
    310-440-7300, "The Getty Center presents the Getty's collection of Western art from the Middle Ages to the present, including European paintings, drawings, manuscripts, sculpture and... more info  map

  • GRAMMY Museum
    Corner of Olympic Boulevard and Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
    Located in Downtown Los Angeles
    213-765-6800, This 30,000 square foot museum with interactive, permanent and traveling exhibits "explores and celebrates the enduring legacies of all forms of music, the creative... more info  map

  • Hammer Museum
    10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90024
    310-443-7000, "Committed to promoting cultural understanding, introducing the work of underrepresented artists and interpreting art of the past and present," the Hammer's "exhibitions... more info  map

  • Heritage Square Museum
    3800 Homer Street, Los Angeles, CA 90031
    323-225-2700, Heritage Square Museum is a living history museum reflecting the settlement and development of southern California from 1850 to 1950. more info  map

  • Homestead Museum, The
    15415 East Don Julian Road, Industry, CA 91745
    20 Miles East of Downtown Los Angeles
    626-968-8492, The Homestead Museum features the Workman House, one of the oldest houses in California, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places; La Casa Nueva, an... more info  map

  • Japanese American National Museum
    369 East First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
    213-625-0414, Situated in a former Buddhist temple, this museum is the only museum in the United States that is devoted to Japanese ancestry and culture and it features many exhibits,... more info  map

  • La Brea Tar Pits
    5801 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036
    323-934-7243, The Page Museum is located at the Rancho La Brea Tar Pits in the heart of Los Angeles. Rancho La Brea is one of the world's most famous fossil localities, recognized for... more info  map

  • Los Angeles Art Association - Gallery 825
    825 North La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90069
    310-652-8272, Los Angeles Art Association (LAAA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization committed to championing creativity and innovation by supporting, nurturing and developing... more info  map

  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art
    5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036
    323-857-6000, "With a collection that includes over 120,000 objects dating from antiquity to the present, encompassing the geographic world and nearly the entire history of art;"... more info  map

  • Los Angeles Museum of Railroading
    100 South Fuller Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036
    323-931-6757, Historic photos of trains and other memorabilia, as well as the history and present state of light rail in Los Angeles, is featured at this museum. more info  map

  • Museum of Contemporary Art
    250 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012
    213-621-1741, Designed by Arata Isozaki, this museum features large underground galleries filled with contemporary art exhibits, as well as a gift shop offering unique gift items and... more info  map

  • Museum of Neon Art
    501 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90015
    Located in Downtown LA
    213-489-9918, This 7,500 square foot museum is the world's only permanent art museum devoted to the gas, tubes, and bright hues of the modern world. Here, you can learn how to make... more info  map

  • Museum of Tolerance
    9786 West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90035
    Located at Simon Wiesenthal Plaza
    310-553-8403, A Simon Wiesenthal Central Museum, this high tech museum provides hands-on, interactive exhibits that focus on racism in American and the history of the Holocaust. more info  map

  • Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    900 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90007
    213-763-3466, This museum offers many temporary and permanent exhibitions on natural history plus it features an area for children to explore the Earth's features and experience... more info  map

  • Old Plaza Firehouse
    134 Paseo de la Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012
    213-625-3741, Learn the history of firefighting in Los Angeles as you browse through the many displays and exhibits at this firehouse museum. more info  map

  • Petersen Automotive Museum, The
    6060 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036
    323-930-2277 (Exhibition Information), The United States' "premiere automotive museum," the more than 300,000 square foot Petersen Automotive Museum houses exhibits and lifelike dioramas featuring more than... more info  map

  • Skirball Cultural Center
    2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90049
    310-440-4500, Open Tuesday through Friday from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., the Skirball Cultural Center features a museum, changing... more info  map

  • Southwest Museum of the American Indian
    234 Museum Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90065
    323-221-2164, The oldest museum in Los Angeles, this interesting museum features educational programs, artifacts, and exhibits about past and present Native American culture. The... more info  map

  • Travel Town Museum
    5200 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027
    Located in Griffith Park
    323-662-5874, A combined transportation museum and recreation center.  more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Barnsdall Art Park
    4800 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90027
    323-913-4031 (House Tours), Situated on 11 acres in the Los Feliz/Hollywood area, the public Barnsdall Art Park features the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Hollyhock House, 10,000 square foot Los... more info  map

  • Exposition Park and Rose Garden
    3990 South Menlo Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90037
    Located at USC University Park Community
    213-763-0114, Developed in 1876, this relaxing park is home to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Natural History Museum, Aerospace Museum, and Imax Theatre, among others. This park... more info  map

  • Griffith Park
    4730 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027
    323-913-4688, "The largest municipal park and urban wilderness area in the United States," Griffith Park features the Woodrow Wilson Golf Course, Warren G. Harding Golf Course,... more info  map

  • L.A. Zoo
    5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027
    323-644-6400, One of the largest zoos in the United States, this zoo features more than 1,200 reptiles, mammals, and birds. The zoo also offers animal shows, a play park for... more info  map

  • Orcutt Ranch Horticulture Center
    23600 Roscoe Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 91304
    Located in West Hills
    818-346-7449, This 25-acre park is famous for its lush citrus groves and beautiful rose gardens. It is also the site of the historic Orcutt residence that was built in 1920. more info  map

  • Pershing Square
    532 South Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013
    Located in the Heart of Downtown
    213-847-4970, Pershing Square is an outdoor concert and event center that hosts an array of free programs for the downtown community. more info  map

Science & Technology

  • California Science Center
    700 State Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037
    Located in Exposition Park
    323-724-3623, An innovative science center with more than 100 interactive exhibits and an IMAX Theater. Ride the High-wire Bicycle perched 43-feet above the main floor to experience... more info  map

  • Griffith Observatory
    2800 East Observatory Road, Los Angeles, CA 90027
    213-473-0800, "One of the most famous and visited landmarks in southern California," Griffith Observatory is located on the southern slope of Mount Hollywood in Griffith Park. ... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Elite Helicopter Tours
    7552 Hayvenhurst Place, Van Nuys, CA 91406
    Van Nuys Airport
    310-948-4354, Their Los Angeles helicopter tours include sunset, coastal, wine country, celebrity homes, Catalina Island, Las Vegas and more. They can accommodate any request, large... more info  map

  • Guideline Tours
    2202 South Figueroa Street, Suite 205, Los Angeles, CA 90007
    323-465-3004 , Since 1987, Guideline Tours has been offering exciting tour packages to popular destinations from Hollywood to Disneyland.  more info  map

  • L.A. Tours Sight Seeing
    9830 Bellanca Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90045
    323-937-0999, Offers city tours, tour stars' homes, all day tours, Universal Studios, private limo tours, Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Sea World, Tijuana, Six Flags, the beaches,... more info  map

  • LA City Tours
    6806 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028
    323-960-0300, Experienced and acclaimed tour guides that will take you on a sweeping, thrill packed 5 and 1/2-hour tour of the Entertainment Capital of the World.  more info  map

  • Los Angeles Conservancy Tours
    523 West Sixth Street, Suite 826, Los Angeles, CA 90014
    213-623-2489, The largest membership-based local historic preservation organization in the country, this group is dedicated to the recognition, preservation, and revitalization of the... more info  map

  • Los Angeles Sightseeing Tours and Charters
    13755 Fiji Way, Los Angeles, CA 90292
    310-458-0257, Los Angeles Sightseeing Tours has been serving the Los Angeles area for over 10-years with some of the best tours of Hollywood, Beverly Hills and LA.  more info  map

  • Red Line Tours
    6773 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028
    323-462-7400, Los Angeles walking tours and sightseeing. more info  map

  • Starline Tours of Hollywood
    6541 Hollywood Blvd # 110, Los Angeles, CA 90028
    323-463-3333, One of the oldest and largest sightseeing tour companies in Los Angeles, offering Hollywood Tours, Los Angeles Tours and celebrity tours of homes. City to the beaches of... more info  map

  • Take My Mother Please Tours
    1926 South Victoria Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90016
    323-737-0870, Custom designed adventures in LA and beyond. more info  map

  • To Fly LA
    16303 Waterman Drive, Los Angeles, CA 91406
    Located at Van Nuys Airport
    818-994-1445, Providing over 40 years experience in the industry, this tour company provides affordable, day or night helicopter sightseeing tours and commuter flights of the Los... more info  map

  • VIP Tours of California
    9830 Bellanca Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90045
    310-641-8114, "VIP Tours offers a wide range of sightseeing tours to Los Angeles and Anaheim's most popular destinations," including San Diego Zoo, Sea World of San Diego, movie... more info  map

  • Western Wonder Experience
    220 East Central Parkway, Suite 3000, Los Angeles, CA 90017
    Embark on the Western Wonder Experience and discover the West Coast's most striking sightseeing destinations. All aboard for a destination-hopping whirlwind week filled... more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Bayhawk Ales, Inc.
    2000 Main St., Suite A, Los Angeles, CA 92614
    Irvine
    "Bayhawk Ales, Orange County's largest microbrewery, began operation in late 1994 with our first beer being poured in February '95. Bayhawk specializes in brewing House... more info  map

  

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