Is the Petersen automotive museum free?

This was the first museums we wanted to cover but they told us the Petersen Museum had no free days. However, we recently learned the museum is actually free every day it is open.

How many cars are in the Petersen Auto museum?

A world-class collection. Now, fresh out of a $90 million renovation, the museum houses one of the definitive automotive collections in the world. With 150 cars on display at any time, the museum hides a reservoir of more than 300 cars to slot into exhibitions as needed.

How much does the Petersen Museum cost?

Tickets cost $16 for adults, $14 for visitors aged 62 and over, and $11 for children aged 4 to 17. Children aged 3 and under can enter free of charge. Tours of the Vault cost $25 and take 90 minutes.

What cars are in the Petersen Museum vault?

5 celebrity-owned rides from the Petersen Vault

  • 1971 DeTomaso Pantera. 1971 DeTomaso Pantera Brandan Gillogly.
  • 1952 Hudson Wasp. 1952 Hudson Wasp Brandan Gillogly.
  • 1927 Rolls Royce Phantom. 1927 Rolls Royce Phantom Brandan Gillogly.
  • 1941 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe.
  • 1963 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III.

Who owns the Petersen Auto Museum?

the Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation
Founded on June 11, 1994 by magazine publisher Robert E. Petersen, and his wife Margie, the Petersen Automotive Museum is owned and operated by the Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation and seeks to explore and present the history of the automobile.

Who owns the Petersen Car museum?

What is the rarest car in the Petersen Museum?

In a recent video from Petersen, museum curator Leslie Kendall presents the world’s rarest Plymouth – a one-of-one 1954 Plymouth Explorer dream car.

Who built the Petersen museum?

The Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California: Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF) in New York with the construction management by Matt Construction in Los Angeles, Zahner was brought onto the project early on in the planning and development process.

Who designed the Petersen museum?

Kohn Pedersen Fox
The building, designed by New York-based firm Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF), is a bit of a statement to say the least: a red box structure wrapped in a series of churning steel ribbons, which are meant to evoke a sense of speed and movement.

Who runs Petersen Automotive museum?

Robert E. Petersen

Where is the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles?

Petersen Automotive Museum. The Petersen Automotive Museum is located on Wilshire Boulevard along Museum Row in the Miracle Mile neighborhood of Los Angeles. One of the world’s largest automotive museums, the Petersen Automotive Museum is a nonprofit organization specializing in automobile history and related educational programs.

How much money did Margie Petersen give the Petersen Museum?

The museum received a $100-million gift from Margie Petersen and the Margie & Robert E. Petersen Foundation in April 2011, which includes cash and the property the museum was leasing, as well as many of the vehicles belonging to the Petersens.

How many cars are in the Museum of automobiles?

The museum has over 100 vehicles on display in its 25 galleries. The remaining half of the collection is kept in a vault, located on the basement level of the building. Age restrictions and an admission premium are in effect to view the vault collection.