Autumn, especially October, gives you the perfect weather for a chance to visit museums around Los Angeles. Right now there are plenty of educational, historical, and artistic exhibits that are waiting for you to discover. Museums are also a great way for children to learn about science, experiments, history, and many other topics of interest. It’s an excellent way to spend a fun-filled day for the entire family.
So, check out these selected museums that currently have exhibits worth visiting.
Ca Science Center: King Tut & Space Shuttle Endeavour
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the discovery of King Tut’s tomb, the California Science Center presents the King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh.
The largest King Tut exhibition ever displayed internationally, Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh features more than 150 authentic artifacts from King Tut’s celebrated tomb, many of which the boy king himself used in life and in death – gold jewelry, gilded wood furniture, ornate ritual objects – 60 of which have never traveled outside of Egypt. Experience these priceless treasures at this once in a lifetime exhibition before they return to Egypt forever!
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
The LACMA currently has 12 exhibitions, 2 of which ongoing, so hurry up to see the rest of them before they’re replaced. Check out all the exhibitions here.
Petersen Automotive Museum: The Porsche Effect
In collaboration with Porsche Cars North America, the Petersen Automotive Museum will host one of the most comprehensive displays of the marque. Petersen curators selected models from early in the brand’s history through its modern-day sports cars, showcasing the vehicles as kinetic art. See more about the included models here as well as the dates of the exhibition.
Autry Museum of The American West
Opening May 12 this year at the Autry, Rick Bartow: Things You Know but Cannot Explain represents the artist’s first major retrospective and a contribution to the substantial growing body of scholarship on contemporary Native artists. Apart from this one, there are 13 other exhibitions waiting for you at the Autry Museum.
The Getty Center
The Getty Center currently has some extraordinary historical exhibits on display. Travel from Egypt to the Greek and Roman times and end your travel through time with a 100 years old fashion photography. These and all the rest of the exhibits can be seen here.
The Skirball museum takes you to Noah’s ark which is a true education through play for the children and the adults. It’s up to you to build, explore, and make the entire story come to life with this exhibition. See more details here.
Discovery Cube Museum
The Discovery Cube museum is a hands-on science museum that educates and encourages children to grow their interest in interactive science activities regarding the environment, healthy living, and many other topics. Check the exhibition schedule here.
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