Museum - Best of 2011

Published Mar 28, 2011

Maybe it’s your go-to spot for a rainy day or the place you take guests who are in town. What is your favorite museum?

Winner
2011 Winner

1. J. Paul Getty Museum

Voters Love

"Easily reachable by MTA, and well worth the trip. Once the tram climbs the hill, you'll have left the stress of L.A..." via Dave A.

Find It
1200 Getty Center Drive Los Angeles CA 90049
  • J. Paul Getty Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Local Flavor, Museum, Art Gallery, Picnic Spot, 1200 Getty Center Drive Brentwood Los Angeles CA 90049
    Nominee for: Museum, Art Gallery
    1200 Getty Center Drive, Brentwood Los Angeles, CA
  • Japanese American National Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, Art Gallery, 100 North Central Avenue Central City Los Angeles CA 90012
    Nominee for: Museum
    100 North Central Avenue, Downtown Los Angeles, CA
  • Huntington Library & Botanical Gardens, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, Art Gallery, 1151 Oxford Road San Marino CA 91108
    Nominee for: Museum
    1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA
  • California Science Center, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, Family Entertainment, 700 State Drive South Los Angeles Los Angeles CA 90037
    Nominee for: Museum
    700 State Drive, South Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
  • L.A. County Museum of Art, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard Mid-City West Los Angeles CA 90036
    Nominee for: Museum
    5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Mid-City West Los Angeles, CA
  • Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 900 Exposition Boulevard South Los Angeles Los Angeles CA 90007
    Nominee for: Museum
    900 Exposition Boulevard, South Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
  • Heritage Square Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment Weddings, Museum Venue, 3800 Homer Street Los Angeles CA 90031
    Nominee for: Museum
    3800 Homer Street, Los Angeles, CA
  • The Museum of Contemporary Art, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 250 S Grand Ave Los Angeles CA 90012
    Nominee for: Museum
    250 S Grand Ave, Downtown Los Angeles, CA
  • Museum of Tolerance, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 9786 W Pico Blvd Los Angeles CA 90035
    Nominee for: Museum
    9786 W Pico Blvd, West Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
  • Norton Simon Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 411 W Colorado Blvd Pasadena Pasadena CA 91105
    Nominee for: Art Gallery, Museum
    411 W Colorado Blvd, Pasadena Pasadena, CA
  • Hammer Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles CA 90024
    Nominee for: Museum
    10899 Wilshire Blvd, Westwood Los Angeles, CA
  • The Museum of Jurassic Technology, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 9341 Venice Blvd Culver City CA 90232
    Nominee for: Museum
    9341 Venice Blvd, Culver City, CA
  • Long Beach Museum of Art, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 2300 E Ocean Blvd Long Beach CA 90803
    Nominee for: Museum
    2300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach Long Beach, CA
  • Petersen Automotive Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 6060 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles CA 90036
    Nominee for: Museum
    6060 Wilshire Blvd, Mid-City West Los Angeles, CA
  • Autry National Center, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 4700 Western Heritage Way Los Angeles CA 90027 Southwest Museum of the American Indian Los Angeles CA 90065
    Nominee for: Museum
    Multiple locations
  • Kidspace Children's Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, Family Entertainment, 480 North Arroyo Boulevard Pasadena Pasadena CA 91103
    Nominee for: Museum
    480 North Arroyo Boulevard, Pasadena Pasadena, CA
  • A+D Architecture and Design Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 5900 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles CA 90036
    Nominee for: Museum
    6032 Wilshire Blvd, Mid-City West Los Angeles, CA
  • California Heritage Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 2612 Main St Santa Monica CA 90405
    Nominee for: Museum
    2612 Main St, Santa Monica Santa Monica, CA
  • Children's Museum of Los Angeles, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 14410 Sylvan St Los Angeles CA 91401
    Nominee for: Museum
    11800 Foothill Blvd, Lake View Terrace Lake View Terrace, CA
  • Museum of Latin American Art, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 644 Alamitos Ave Long Beach CA 90802
    Nominee for: Museum
    644 Alamitos Ave, Long Beach Long Beach, CA
  • Page Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment Travel, Landmarks Museum, 5801 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles CA 90036
    Nominee for: Museum
    5801 Wilshire Blvd, Mid-City West Los Angeles, CA
  • Museum of Latin American Art, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 628 Alamitos Ave Long Beach CA 90802
    Nominee for: Museum
    628 Alamitos Ave, Long Beach Long Beach, CA
  • Hollywood Wax Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 6767 Hollywood Blvd Los Angeles CA 90028
    Nominee for: Museum
    6767 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood Los Angeles, CA
  • Fowler Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 405 Hilgard Avenue Westwood Los Angeles CA
    Nominee for: Museum
    405 Hilgard Avenue, Westwood Los Angeles,
  • Santa Monica Museum of Art, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 2525 Michigan Ave Santa Monica CA 90404
    Nominee for: Museum
    2525 Michigan Ave, Santa Monica Santa Monica, CA
Contest Overview
  • 57,904
    Total Votes
  • 30,091
    Voters
  • 157
    Winners

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