Museums in Elysian Park

Admission for Two or Four with $10 or $20 Off at Gift Shop at The Museum of Contemporary Art (56% Off)

The Museum of Contemporary Art ( moca )

Downtown Los Angeles

Roy Lichtenstein, Jean-Michel Basquiat and other visual masters star in permanent collection at museum filled with post-1940 art

$34 $15

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Two or Four Tickets to GRAMMY Museum (Up to 50% Off)

GRAMMY Museum

Downtown Los Angeles

Donna Summer and the greats of 1960s Los Angeles are the centerpiece of this summer's exhibitions at the GRAMMY Museum

$25.90 $13

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Family or Individual Travel Town Museum Foundation Membership (Up to 50% Off)

Travel Town Museum Foundation

Los Angeles

Support educational outreach and restoration programs with a year of gift shop discounts, admission to members-only events, and souvenirs

$60 $30

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Visit for Two or Four or Membership to Pasadena Museum of California Art (Up to Half Off)

Pasadena Museum of California Art

West Central

Art museum features modern design, textiles, woodblock prints, and sculptures created by California artists

$50 $25

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Martial Arts History Museum Visit for Two or Four, or One Individual Membership (Up to 62% Off)

Martial Arts History Museum

Burbank

Exhibits explore martial arts' role in the history of Asian countries and their influence on American pop culture

$20 $9

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Zimmer Children's Museum Visit for Two Adults and Two or Three Children (Up to 49% Off)

Zimmer Children's Museum

Mid-Wilshire

Two floors house 10+ interactive art and science exhibits and programs such as sing-alongs and art time, all geared toward kids ages 0–8

$28 $15

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Single-Day Admission or Membership to Museum of Tolerance (Up to 56% Off). Five Options Available.

Museum of Tolerance

Beverlywood

Interactive exhibits on the Holocaust and contemporary human-rights violations illustrate the consequences of intolerance

$31 $17

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Museum Visit for Two Adults or Seniors, or Two Adults and Two Children at Museum of Flying (Up to Half Off)

Museum of Flying

Santa Monica

Nearly two dozen planes chronicle aviation from the Wright brothers through the jet age, with emphasis on the Douglas Aircraft Company

$20 $10

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One-Year Individual, Partner, or Family Membership at Santa Monica Museum of Art (Up to 58% Off)

Santa Monica Museum of Art

Santa Monica

One year of museum admission and events such as members' previews, book-club meetings, and workshops

$55 $25

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Admission for Two or Four to Santa Monica History Museum (50% Off)

Santa Monica History Museum

Downtown Santa Monica

Visitors can wander through a replica of a Douglas aircraft or digitally insert their photos onto historical front-page newspaper stories

$10 $5

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One-Year Membership or Cemetery Walking Tour for One from Historical Society of Long Beach (Up to 41% Off)

Historical Society of Long Beach

Historical Society of Long Beach

Tour covers some of Long Beach's most notable residents; history museum exhibits photographs, newspapers, documents, and other artifacts

$100 $59

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Historic or Haunted First-Class Passport Tour for One or Two from Queen Mary Events (Up to 53% Off)

Queen Mary Events

Long Beach

Learn about the ship's storied—and eerie—past during audio tour and exploration of exhibits

$33 $16

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Occupying the last surviving building of the original Los Angeles Chinatown, the Chinese American Museum preserves the history and legacy of the city's Chinese American community. Over the past 10 years, it has fostered an environment where current and future generations can learn about this group's contributions to the area's diverse heritage. The museum's current collection includes more than 7,500 culturally relevant artifacts?many donated by local community members?including antique furniture, photographs, traditional wedding gowns, and artwork. Special exhibitions complement this collection, exploring themes ranging from the immigrant experience to the greater implications of the rise of Sriracha and Tapatio hot sauces in LA and beyond. With an emphasis on the community's impact on Los Angeles culture in particular, the Chinese American Museum embraces the group's past while also emphasizing its present-day role within Southern California.

425 N Los Angeles St
Los Angeles,
CA
US

Since its inception in 1979, The Museum of Contemporary Art has devoted itself to post-1940 artwork, a focus that sets it apart from all other Los Angeles museums. Its permanent collection harbors more than 5,000 art objects, encompassing media from video installations and documentary photography to pop art. Works from renowned artists such as Roy Lichtenstein, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Diane Arbus share gallery space with pieces from up-and-coming artists across the museum?s three facilities.

To complement its permanent collection, the museum hosts rotating temporary exhibits, such as the current Mike Kelley exhibit, which explores american pop culture through irreverent, multimedia pieces. The museum staff also augments these displays with events, such as their screening series in collaboration with the Los Angeles Filmforum, which explores the intersection of experimental film and art like a projection screen sewn with pages from DaVinci?s journal.

250 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles,
CA
US

Rated “very highly recommended” by Frommer’s, the Smithsonian-affiliated Japanese American National Museum is one of the largest museums in the United States dedicated to sharing the untold stories, the fascinating culture, and the rich history of Japanese Americans. With more than 60,000 artifacts and a rotation series of exhibitions, the Japanese American National Museum offers hours of information displays, including the current Zen Garage exhibit. Holding an array of public programs, film screenings, arts-and-crafts workshops, and cooking seminars throughout the year, the Japanese American National Museum was recently awarded the 2010 Institute of Museums and Library Services’ National Medal, the nation's highest honor for museums and its second-highest honor for monocle-wearing intellectual dolphins. Those purchasing the Supporting membership will receive discounts on museum store items, and film, concert, lecture, and workshop tickets, as well as the following:

100 N Central Ave
Los Angeles,
CA
US

A century ago in The Crocker Club, bank-goers made deposits and stored their most valued possessions in the space where diners now sip craft cocktails. That's because the Crocker Club transformed the former Crocker Citizens National Bank into a restaurant and night club, complete with dance floor, DJ booth, and bar that's said to be haunted by a deactivated debit card. Diners can walk right through the vault door and sidle up to candlelit tables to nosh on pineapple beignets, housemade chicken fingers, or french fries drizzled in truffle oil and sprinkled with fresh parsley.

453 S Spring St
Los Angeles,
CA
US

The GRAMMY Museum aims to immerse guests in a historic and melodic experience with four floors devoted to American music. The 30,000-square-foot museum celebrates the American musical tradition with concerts, lectures, and exhibits on genres ranging from classical and jazz to rock and hip-hop. The Clive Davis Theater sits at the center of the museum, ready and waiting for the gold-plated performances of tiny GRAMMY trophy orchestras. In the interactive exhibit space, visitors can peer into musical time capsules with stage outfits that once belonged to Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, and Stevie Ray Vaughan.

800 W Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles,
CA
US

If there's anything bad about Halloween, it's that it's only one day long. ScareLA aims to fix that, though, with its Halloween preview weekend in early August. The spooky convention scares and delights patrons with horror movie screenings, ghastly costume-creation demonstrations, and panel discussions on haunted houses led by scare masters from around the country. More than 100 curated vendor booths showcases all sort of scary goods throughout the convention. There are on-site haunted houses, too, giving guests a sneak peek of what's to come in October's ghoul-filled mansions and every house sooner or later. Scares abound even walking between the events and exhibits, thanks to the costumed monsters who roam among the crowds.

1933 South Broadway
Los Angeles,
CA
US