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Museums in Los Angeles



Fashion Institute of Design Museum

Metro Station: 7th St/Metro Center, Red Line

Walking Distance: 8 minutes/0.4 mile

Address: 919 S. Grand, Los Angeles 90015

Phone: (213) 624-1200

Hours: Tues - Sat, 10am-4pm



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Fashion, Hollywood history and perfume, all under one roof. The FIDM showcases students' work as well as traveling exhibitions. Each year, the museum plays host to two unique shows: The Art of Motion Picture Costume Design and The Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design, featuring Oscar and Emmy nominated costumes. FIDM has one of the largest collection of designer clothes in the country, and they also feature guest speakers on the art and science of fashion design. Upstairs is one of the odder museums in Los Angeles, the aromatic Annette Green Perfume Museum, a one of a kind collection of over 2,000 perfume bottles and fragrance memorabilia.




The Grammy Museum

Metro Station:Pico, Blue Line or 7th St/Metro Cntr, Red or Expo Line

Walking Distance: 9 minutes/0.5 mile or 10 minutes/0.5 mile

Address: 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles 90015

Phone: (213) 765-6800

Hours: Sun - Fri, 11:30am-7:30pm, Saturday 10am-7:30pm



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A celebration of musical excellence. Exhibits and memorabilia, everything from Eminem's hand scrawled poetry to Janis Joplin's psychedelic-painted Porsche. Plus performances and intimate lectures by rock, jazz, blues and other pop music artists. Recent appearances by funk deity Bootsy Collins and Pretenders queen bee Chrissie Hynde were sellouts, so book early. An underappreciated treasure, this is one of our favorite museums in Los Angeles. Discounts when you present your Metro Rail ticket.




Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

Metro Station: Civic Center, Red Line

Walking Distance: 8 minutes/0.4 mile

Address: 250 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles CA 90012

Phone: (213) 626-6222

Hours: Mon 11am-5pm; Thurs 11am-8pm; Fri 11am-5pm; Sat-Sun 11am-6pm; Closed Tue-Wed.




Since opening in the early 90's, MOCA has become not just one of the premier museums in Los Angeles, but celebrated throughout the art world. It holds L.A.'s largest collection of modern art , over 5,000 works of imagination and daring created since 1940. MOCA emphasizes famous American artists from Jackson Pollock to Jean Michel Basquiat.





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