Los Angeles has many different museums for its visitors to take advantage of! I’m going to name some of the ones that I know of that have had great reviews!
The Getty Center
This one has a great collection of modern art and photography with an amazing architecture. Another pro of this museum is that it has an outstanding view of Los Angeles! It is one of the most fun things to do for free while in this city, but there is a small fee to park.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
This museum is considered that largest encyclopedic art museum in the Western United States. This museum has art ranging from the ancient times to modern times. These also come from everywhere around the world! They have over 100,000 pieces. They do have a $15 fee to get in, but if you are a LA country resident, they offer special days like the 2nd Tuesday of every month where you are able to go for free! They also offer free wireless internet. This museum has gone through many changes since it first opened. It started out as three building and has now grown to six. They offer tours here as well.
This is the newest museum is Los Angeles that opened in 2015. It is a contemporary art museum. It has a very distinctive white honeycomb covering. It is located downtown which makes very desirable to visit. They have art ranging from fine art to street art. It is a three story building that also has an outdoor program space for the museum and green space for the neighborhood. They have a restaurant, and offer free admission. They do have a parking fee.
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles
This museum is one of the preeminent natural history museums in the county. Fun things to do here include The Dinosaur Hall, The Gem and Mineral Hall, and The Zoo Hall. They also have animal habitats and a hands-on discovery center. It is located around a couple other museums in Los Angeles. You will have to plan at least two hours for a full walk through. They have a exposition park that is 160 acres. It has several different places you are able to visit some including a rose garden, a memorial coliseum, a sports arena, and a swimming stadium.
Museum of Tolerance
This museum is definitely one of a kind. At this museum you will learn a lot about the Holocaust. This museum was set in 1993, and has had over five million visitors. They offer interactive exhibits, special events, and also customized programs for youth and adults. It engages visitors hearts and minds. They charge $15.50 for admission, and you do want to plan to be there for about an hour and a half if you would like to see and visit every part of the museum. The offer school field trips and also group tours. The also have special speakers and claim to offer lifelong learning. This is a museum that lets people volunteer if they are interested.