Tourist attractions in Los Angeles

Los Angeles visitor attractions

The Museum of Jurassic Technology
The Museum of Jurassic Technology is a non-profit organization that prides itself on serving two functions: it provides the academic community with a specialized collection of objects from the Lower Jurassic, while, at the same time, providing the general public with a hands-on experience of what life was like at the time.

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
The permanent exhibits cover almost any natural history subject one can imagine, from mammals to birds to reptiles to fish to, of course, dinosaurs.

Hollywood Goddess Gazebo
Some find the Gazebo hideously gaudy, but these four goddesses of Hollywood are something to behold for any visiting movie fan.

The Museum of Jurassic Technology, Los Angeles
If you are traveling on a holiday to Los Angeles with two children one of whom is a budding scientist and the other seems only to be drawn to the bizarre and the unwholesome you could do worse than taking them on a trip to the Museum of Jurassic Technology

Raging Waters theme park, Los Angeles
California's largest water park, Raging Waters is located just 30 minutes from downtown L.A.

Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles
The Petersen Automotive Museum is a car lovers dream. You'll also find other interesting vehicles, and cars from the movies.

Botanical Gardens at the Los Angeles Zoo
The Botanical Gardens at the Los Angeles Zoo, located in the Los Feliz neighborhood of L.A., are sure to dazzle and amaze kids and families alike with their impressive assortment of plants and flowers.

Museum of Death, Los Angeles
Open daily with self-guided tours, this rather unique museum contains a grisly collection of artifacts, photos and videos related to famous murders, serial killers, and executions.

James Irvine Japanese Garden, Los Angeles
The James Irvine Garden in Los Angeles, California, is a beautiful Japanese garden that is a departure from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Exposition Park, Los Angeles
If you're planning on vacationing in Los Angeles any time soon, be sure to save a day or two and check out Exposition Park.

The unique Watts Towers, Los Angeles
Sabato Rodia, an Italian immigrant, built these towers during the early to middle part of the twentieth century.

Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden
The garden hosts one of the greatest outdoor sculpture collections in the United States.

Angel's Flight - World's shortest railway, Los Angeles
Covering only 300 feet of hill, the Angel's Flight is more curiosity than function, but remains a L.A. landmark nonetheless.

The Getty Center, Los Angeles
The Getty has several fixed exhibits, including ancient Greek and Roman pottery and statues, Medieval illuminated manuscripts – gorgeous! – mummies, and plenty of Monet paintings.

The GRAMMY Museum, Los Angeles
While Los Angeles is best known for its movie history, it has a rich music history too, and there is no better place to experience that then at The Grammy Museum.

The Boddy House, Los Angeles
The Boddy House is based in the picturesque surroundings of the Descanso Gardens, a privately owned 150 acre sprawl of trees, green spaces and beautiful flowers.

Hollywood Wax Museum, Los Angeles
The Hollywood Wax Museum, in Hollywood, California, is an exciting and unique place to visit. As you may guess from the name, the wax museum contains extremely life like and full size wax figurines of famous stars and fictional characters.

Exposition Park Rose Garden, Los Angeles
The Exposition Park Rose Garden is a flower enthusiast's delight as it has over 190 rose varieties along with 20,000 separate rose bushes.

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge
Descanso Gardens is an oasis in the San Fernando Valley. It is open, and blooming, year-round and is an affordable place to spend the day in LA.

Museum of Tolerance, Los Angeles
The Museum of Tolerance provides information about racism, prejudice, terrorism, and genocide prevalent world wide.

Los Angeles Zoo
The LA county Zoo (and botanical gardens) is a must for families and individuals planning a trip to the Los Angeles Area.

Atlas Missile Grave Marker, Hollywood
This fun and unusual grave marker is located in the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. This monument is an imitation of an Atlas rocket, and it is a must-see for any space buffs.

Griffith Park, Los Angeles
Griffith Park, located in Los Angeles, California, is an exciting and beautiful park and picnic area. It spans 4,210 acres of natural terrain and is located next to the breathtaking Santa Monica Mountain range.

Knott's Berry Farm, Buena Park
Knott's Berry Farm is definitely less well-known than other amusement parks in the Los Angeles area but its tag line is "America's First Theme Park" and it is definitely well-worth a visit.

Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Los Angeles
The Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles is a very unique place to visit.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art
This massive L.A. museum has more than 100,000 exhibits ranging from Monet to Jeff Koon.

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro
The aquarium features a habitats hall that will excite anyone with an interest in aquatic life. Not only does it offer standard exhibits, but it also features a special sea jelly lab.

Barnsdall Art Park, Hollywood, Los Angeles
The Barnsdall Art Park offers a free art experience in the middle of Los Angels and great views over the Hollywood sign.

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery
The Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery is a large art gallery located conveniently in the center of it all, at Barnsdall Park on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles.

Hollyhock House, Los Angeles
When philanthropist Aline Barnsdall envisioned an eclectic art community anchored by an amazing mansion in 1900's Los Angeles she knew famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright was the only one who could do her dream justice.

Bronson Caves, Los Angeles
Holy Los Angeles Batman, I thought the Bat Cave was in Gotham City! In Los Angeles even the scenery is an actor. The Bronson Caves in LA may not be a star, but should definitely win a supporting actor role.

California Science Center, Los Angeles
You can learn about everything from human inventions, plants and animals to ecosystems and outer space in this remarkable learning center.

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Los Angeles' only museum focused entire on modern art, this amazing museum holds art made since 1940.

Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles, California
TripAdvisor presented a list of 5 top attractions according to travelers which are mostly unknown. Today we're firmly on the West Coast but looking much further via the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles.

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