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California
Los Angeles
American Society of Military History
1816 South Figueroa St
Los Angeles CA 90015
Phone 
213 746-1776
Web Site
Description

Type of Resource  Museum
 

  CA

  Los Angeles

  Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Culture

  10889 Wilshire Blvd

  UCLA

  Los Angeles CA   90024    

  Phone  310 443-7000

  Web Site www.hammer.ucla.edu/

  E-mail  mailto:info@hammer.ucla.edu

  Description  Honore Daumier, Impressionists & post-Impressionists, Old Masters,

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  New or Updated:   1/7/2007

California
Art Mural

8131 Naylor Ave
Los Angeles CA   90045
Phone
310 215-0215
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus  Arts
 

  Los Angeles

  Autry National Center

  4700 Western Heritage Way

  Los Angeles CA    90027    

  Phone  323 667-2000

  Web Site www.autry-museum.org/

  Description  Museum of the American West, SW Museum of the American Indian,

                    Inst, Study of American West

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Old West

  Collection A-F  Arms

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  Group Identity  Native American

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:  4/17/2007

California
Blitzstein Museum of Art

428 N Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles CA 90036
Phone 323 852-4830
Web Site http://www.blitzstein.com/
Description artist who paints demons of the mind has his own museum open only late at night
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Last changed: 02/20/2003

 

  Los Angeles

  California African American Museum

  600 State Drive

  Exposition Park

  Los Angeles  CA  90037    

  Phone  213 744-7432

  Web Site www.caam.ca.gov/

  Description  arts and historic materials on African American life

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Collection A-F  Folk Art

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  Group Identity  African American

  New or Updated:   7/25/2007

California
Los Angeles
Carole & Barry Kaye Museum of Miniatures
Address  CLOSED
Los Angeles CA
Phone
Web Site 
www.museumofminiatures.com
Description  world's largest collection of miniatures. Over 350 works CLOSED -- web site still active with many photos
Type of Resource  Museum
Collection G-M  Miniatures

Los Angeles
Hollywood History Museum
1660 North Highland Avenue
Los Angeles CA 90028
Phone 323 464-7776
Web Site http://www.hollywoodhistorymuseum.com/
Description Hollywood entertainment industry, Max Factor Legacy, the Community of Hollywood, Art Deco architecture,
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Entertainment
Industry /Profession Movies
New or Updated: 04/25/2003

  California
 
Los Angeles
 
Getty Center
 
1200 Getty Center Drive #1100
 
Los Angeles  CA  90049    
 
Phone  310 440-7360
 
Web Site  www.getty.edu/
 
Description  International art and culture, research & cultural institutes on site
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Arts
 
Collection A-F  Furniture
 
Collection N-Z  Paintings
 
Research /Reading  Manuscripts
 
New or Updated:  08/20/2003

Los Angeles
Holyland Exhibition
2215 Lake View Avenue
Los Angeles CA 90039
Phone
323 664-3162
Web Site
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E-mail *****
Alt Web http://www.funplaces.com/current.html
Description archaeological artifacts, displays of the Bible countries
Type of Resource Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Archaeology
New or Updated: 04/26/2003

California
Lace
6522 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90028
Phone 323 957-1777
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource Museum

Los Angeles
Latino Museum History Art Culture
112 South Main Street
Los Angeles CA 90012
Phone 213 626-7600
Web Site www.latinomuseum.org
Description exclusively Latino culture
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Group Identity Latin American

California
Los Angeles Children's Museum
301 North Main St
Los Angeles CA 90012
Phone 213 687-8801
Web Site BROKEN http://geoparent.com/cgi-bin/links/losangeles/jump.cgi?ID=129
Description Take Care of Yourself, Sticky City, Art Loft, Legoland other areas
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Children

Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90036
Phone 323 857-6000
Web Site www.lacma.org/
Description Large visual arts museum from prehistoric to present
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts

California
Los Angeles
Museum of African American Art
Robinson May Department Store
4005 Crenshaw Blvd 3rd Flr
Los Angeles CA 90008
Phone 213 294-7071
Web Site ****
Description on third floor of department store, features "John Henry": series
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Group Identity African American

Collection N-Z Paintings
New or Updated: 05/01/2003

Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles
250 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles CA 90012
Phone 213 626-6222
Web Site http://MOCA-LA.org
Description exclusively 1940 to the present
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts

California
Museum of Jurassic Technology
9341 Venice Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90232
Phone 310 836-6131
Web Site www.mjt.org/
Description it can't be explained, just experienced
Type of Resource Museum

Los Angeles
Museum of Neon Art
501 West Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90015
Phone 213 498-9918
Web Site www.neonmona.org
Description collection of signs and lights
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Collection N-Z Neon

California
Museum of Tolerance
Simon Wiesenthal Plaza
9786 West Pico Boulevard
Los Angeles CA
Phone 310 553-8403
Web Site www.wiesenthal.com/mot/
Description dynamics of racism and prejudice in the US and the Holocaust
Type of Resource Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Holocaust
Research /Reading Archives

Los Angeles
National Hispanic Museum
421 North Avenue 19, 4th Floor
PO Box 9853771
Los Angeles CA 90087
Phone 213 222-1349
Web Site *****
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Group Identity Latin American
New or Updated: 05/01/2003

California
Los Angeles
Natural History Museum
900 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90007
Phone 213 744-3387
Web Site www.nhm.org/
E-mail www.lam.mus.ca.us/lacmnh/
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Research /Reading Library
 

  Los Angeles

  Ralph M Parsons Insect Zoo

  Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

  900 Exposition Boulevard

  Los Angeles  CA  90007    

  Phone   213 763-3166

  Web Site  http://www.nhm.org/education/discoverycenter/insectzoo.html

  E-mail  mailto:info@nhm.org

  Description  part of Childrens Discovery Center at larger Natural history museum, see and hold live insects

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Children

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Insects

  New or Updated:  8/24/2005

California
Philippine American Museum
6006 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles CA  90036
Phone 323 938-2800
Web Site www.philam-museum.com
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Group Identity Filipino

Los Angeles
Southwest Museum-American Indian
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles CA  90065
Phone 323 221-2164
Web Site www.southwestmuseum.org/
Alt Web www.annex.com/southwest/museum.htm
Description Concentration on the American Indian
Type of Resource Museum
Group Identity Native American
Research /Reading Archives

California
UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History
PO Box 951549
Los Angeles CA  90095
Phone 310 825-4361
Web Site www.fmch.ucla.edu
Description Home of the Archaeological Information Center
Type of Resource Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Anthropology

USC Fisher Gallery
823 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90089
Phone 213 740-4561
Web Site www.usc.edu/FisherGallery.htm
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus
Arts
Collection N-Z Paintings

California
Los Angeles
Watts Towers Arts Center
1727 East 107th St
Los Angeles CA 90002
Phone
323 860-9964
Web Site
http://www.wattstowers.net/
Description
nine multi-media structures built from 1921-1954 by Cam Rodia, now housing art center with Folk Instrument Gallery and African Sculpture
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Collection G-M Musical Instruments
New or Updated: 05/03/2003
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