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Los Angeles County Museum of Art

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036-4597
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Since its inception in 1965, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has been devoted to collecting works of art that span both history and geography, in addition to representing Los Angeles's uniquely diverse population. Today LACMA is the largest art museum in the western United States, 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. Among the museum's strengths are its holdings of Asian art, Latin American art, ranging from pre-Columbian masterpieces to works by leading modern and contemporary artists; and Islamic art, of which LACMA hosts one of the most significant collections in the world. A museum of international stature as well as a vital part of Southern California, LACMA shares its vast collections through exhibitions, public programs, and research facilities that attract over a million visitors annually, in addition to serving millions through digital initiatives, such as online collections, scholarly catalogues, and interactive engagement online. Situated in Hancock Park on over 20 acres in the heart of Los Angeles, LACMA is located between the ocean and downtown. With this much to explore, we encourage you to spend an entire day with us, delving deep into the work of your favorite artists, taking a free tour, catching a film or concert, or just letting your curiosity lead the way.
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5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036-4597
Central L.A
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I was very disappointed in LACMA, as it was one of the main attractions for my visit to Los Angeles. I'm much more interested in pre-20th century art, so I'm not going to rave about the Rothko's, etc. Much of the exhibit space is closed...More

Thank DebM377
Reviewed 3 days ago

Although I am non-plussed by most of the LACMA architecture, the actual art collection is superlative. I was amazed by the modernist european holdings in expression and related movements. Some nice Rothko and Jackson Pollock. Very good Picasso's, and many other modern masters. I also...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 3 days ago

This past Sunday, I visited the LA County Museum of Art again for the umpteenth time! I have enjoyed visiting this museum and attending its many seasonal events since my teenage years. The Marc Chagall exhibit recently ended but the current remaining exhibit on Mexico...More

Thank R M E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve been to LACMA twice and only just found out about the NexGen program (after we paid—oh well, it’s for a good cause). LACMA wants to encourage children to visit the museum frequently so they have a program in place that entitles each child under...More

2  Thank Kerry A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been a Docent for 20 years, every time I visit the museum and the grounds is like seeing the stars at night.

1  Thank maruska c
Reviewed 1 week ago

Due to time constraints the only parts of the the LACMA that we were able to see were the sculpture garden and the Urban Lights. While we only saw them during the day, the Urban Lights are not to be missed. A wonderful collection of...More

Thank swtraveler15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's defnitely a popular attraction, but worth the stop! Tons of people taking pictures and it's definitely a tourist stop. I would check it out!

Thank melisav72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

LACMA is huge - 6 pavilions full of art from all over the world, although the Japanese pavilion is currently closed for renovations. There is something to interest everyone in this place. Post-post modern to Asian, African tribal arts, to traditional and renaissance painting. Everything...More

Thank jeanjeni2003
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great place to visit. I liked the scultpures the most. Overall it can be a bit crowded, which means it can be a bit noisy. In general you are able to walk around and explore the place with no issues. Restrooms are...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent exhibits but not much for kids. We’d leave them at home next time. Parking was kind of tricky too. Great food all around which we enjoyed.

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Elisa P
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Hi Carol, the urban light si every night even the museum is closed. My friend was there night before and I missed it.she really took me back the next day. It’s beautiful I daylight. You have to see it!
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Admission includes access to LACMA's collection galleries and temporary exhibitions with an extra charge for entrance to specially ticketed exhibitions. Make sure to see our offers and discounts. Tickets are available... More
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