Fall in love with the City of Angels!
Our LA story is rich in history with an ever-growing list of sights to see in West Hollywood and just beyond our backyard. West Hollywood’s Arts and Culture section maps out museums, art galleries, cultural landmarks and theatres, and below are a few of our Greater LA favorites:
Located on the southern slope of Mount Hollywood in Griffith Park, just above the Los Feliz neighborhood. It is 1,134 feet above sea level and is visible from many parts of the Los Angeles basin. In close proximity to the infamous “Hollywood” sign.
2800 East Observatory Road, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
A gem of Los Angeles history, the Hollywood Forever Cemetery is the final resting place to hundreds of iconic stars including: Johnny Ramone, Cecil B. DeMille, Jayne Mansfield, Rudolph Valentino, Douglas Fairbanks and more. For upcoming events and an interactive map, visit HollywoodForever.com.
FREE Admission. FREE Parking. 7am-6pm.
6000 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90038
Hollywood Walk of Fame and Grauman’s Chinese Theatre
Over 2,000 entertainment legends have been immortalized in pink terrazzo stars that line Hollywood Boulevard, between La Brea Avenue and Gower Street, and a stretch of Vine Street. Kick off your walking tour at the legendary Grauman’s Chinese Theatre where you can measure your hands to your favorite stars hand/foot imprints. Visit the links below for maps and guided information.
Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
7018 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028
Grauman’s Chinese Theatre
6801 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028
Museum Row on the Miracle Mile
Located three miles south of West Hollywood on Wilshire Boulevard at South Fairfax Avenue. The famed Miracle Mile is home to four museums only blocks apart including: A+D Museum, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles County Museum of Modern Art, Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits and Petersen Automotive Museum.
The Architecture+Design Museum “celebrate[s] and promote an awareness of progressive architecture and design in everyday life through exhibits, educational programs and public outreach.”
6032 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90036
Craft and Folk Art Museum
Home to LA’s only dedicated museum to the art of handmade with a passion for engaging the community and visitors. The diverse craft and folk programs include global exhibitions, showcase of local cultures, expert lead classes, activities for kids, entertainment events and more.
5814 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90036
Los Angeles County Museum of Modern Art – LACMA
LACMA houses notable permanent exhibits and visiting installments. Complimenting the scene is the lively outdoor cafe ‘Ray’s’ which has received applause by the Los Angeles Times as “a feast for the senses.”
5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90036
Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits
5801 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90036
Peterson Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Museum of Jurassic Technology
Located six miles south of West Hollywood, the Museum of Jurassic Technology is a rare find of the fantastic and peculiar with a blurring of fact and fiction. Intrigued? Not a dinosaur attraction, Museum of Jurassic Technology leaves it up to you to decide.
9341 Venice Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232
The Getty Center
FREE Admission — no tickets or reservations required for general admission. See website for parking costs.
1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, California 90049
Located approximately 9 miles from West Hollywood