Best missions in Los Angeles

Check out the top missions in Los Angeles, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Hollywood Bowl
1. Hollywood Bowl
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253 local reviews
2301 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles
+1 323 850-2000
Music Venue
Donna
Take in a concert at one of the most historic music venues in the world. Great outdoor concert venue is worth …
robyn
Take in a concert at one of the most historic music venues in the world. Great outdoor concert venue is worth …
Stavros
This a great outdoor concert venue worth the price of admission. The Hollywood Bowl is one of the most histori…
1. Hollywood Bowl
1. Hollywood Bowl
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253 local reviews
2301 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles
+1 323 850-2000
Donna
Donna
Take in a concert at one of the most historic music venues in the world. Great outdoor concert venue is worth price of admission. Seeing a c…
robyn
robyn
Take in a concert at one of the most historic music venues in the world. Great outdoor concert venue is worth price of admission. Seeing a c…
Stavros
Stavros
This a great outdoor concert venue worth the price of admission. The Hollywood Bowl is one of the most historic music venues in the world. T…
2. Los Angeles County Museum of Art
2. Los Angeles County Museum of Art
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431 local reviews
5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 323 857-6000
Art Museum
Alice
Awesome museum, great permanently collection, inspiring building/grounds. Make sure to walk under the rock, ch…
Pamela
Amazing art collection from pre Columbian art to contemporary art. Special exhibits year round. Free admission…
Vin
I love art and I love that there are so many museums in LA to choose from. LACMA is one of my favorite museum…
2. Los Angeles County Museum of Art
2. Los Angeles County Museum of Art
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431 local reviews
5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 323 857-6000
Alice
Alice
Awesome museum, great permanently collection, inspiring building/grounds. Make sure to walk under the rock, check out the Richard Serra scul…
Pamela
Pamela
Amazing art collection from pre Columbian art to contemporary art. Special exhibits year round. Free admission one day a week. Parking fee. …
Vin
Vin
I love art and I love that there are so many museums in LA to choose from. LACMA is one of my favorite museums to visit. I love that there'…
3. Aquarium of the Pacific
3. Aquarium of the Pacific
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96 local reviews
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach
Closed now
+1 562-590-3100
AquariumPoint of interestEstablishment
Natalie
Always a great exhibit - and great lectures, too. Downtown Long Beach is only 5 miles from your accommodati…
Matthew
Beautiful aquarium well worth the hefty admission charge.
Sue
Aquarium of the Pacific is located in Long Beach, just minutes away. See amazing sea life and learn about the…
3. Aquarium of the Pacific
3. Aquarium of the Pacific
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96 local reviews
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach
Closed now
+1 562-590-3100
Natalie
Natalie
Always a great exhibit - and great lectures, too. Downtown Long Beach is only 5 miles from your accommodations. Free parking, admission …
Matthew
Matthew
Beautiful aquarium well worth the hefty admission charge.
Sue
Sue
Aquarium of the Pacific is located in Long Beach, just minutes away. See amazing sea life and learn about the mysterious world that lies ju…
4. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
4. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
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163 local reviews
1151 Oxford Road, San Marino
Closed now
+1 626-405-2100
LibraryArt galleryPark
Linda
Admission to The Huntington is free to all visitors on the first Thursday of every month with advance tickets…
Robert & Hui
Admission to The Huntington is free to all visitors on the first Thursday of every month with advance tickets…
Eduardo
This is a beautiful botanical garden that is a must see if you have some extra time in Pasadena. Admission is …
4. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
4. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
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163 local reviews
1151 Oxford Road, San Marino
Closed now
+1 626-405-2100
Linda
Linda
Admission to The Huntington is free to all visitors on the first Thursday of every month with advance tickets. Hours on Free Day are 10:30 a…
Robert & Hui
Robert & Hui
Admission to The Huntington is free to all visitors on the first Thursday of every month with advance tickets. Hours on Free Day are 10:30 a…
Eduardo
Eduardo
This is a beautiful botanical garden that is a must see if you have some extra time in Pasadena. Admission is around $20 and worth it if you…
5. The Getty Villa
5. The Getty Villa
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142 local reviews
17985 Pacific Coast Highway, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 310-440-7300
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Chryssa
Talk about stunning views! This place is beyond as it's modeled after a Greek courtyard home. Another great sp…
Nancy
My favorite museum and the first place I take out-of-town guests. The building is a replica of an Etruscan Vil…
Matthew
Admission to the Getty Villa is always free; an advance, timed-entry ticket is required. Antiquities in the J…
5. The Getty Villa
5. The Getty Villa
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142 local reviews
17985 Pacific Coast Highway, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 310-440-7300
Chryssa
Chryssa
Talk about stunning views! This place is beyond as it's modeled after a Greek courtyard home. Another great spot to go for a day date and fe…
Nancy
Nancy
My favorite museum and the first place I take out-of-town guests. The building is a replica of an Etruscan Villa from 79 AD and it houses Gr…
Matthew
Matthew
Admission to the Getty Villa is always free; an advance, timed-entry ticket is required. Antiquities in the J. Paul Getty Museum Collection …
6. Mission San Fernando Rey de España
6. Mission San Fernando Rey de España
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3 local reviews
15151 San Fernando Mission Bl, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 818-361-0186
ChurchPlace of worshipPoint of interest
pepe
One of the best missions to visit in California, great history and great tour.
Jill
This is one of the original California Missions with beautiful grounds.
Pamela
One of the original California Missions
6. Mission San Fernando Rey de España
6. Mission San Fernando Rey de España
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3 local reviews
15151 San Fernando Mission Bl, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 818-361-0186
pepe
pepe
One of the best missions to visit in California, great history and great tour.
Jill
Jill
This is one of the original California Missions with beautiful grounds.
Pamela
Pamela
One of the original California Missions
7. The Getty
7. The Getty
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284 local reviews
1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 310-440-7300
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Jamielle
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks to inspire curiosity about, and enjoyment and understanding of, the visual arts…
Anne
Great views, free admission but fee for parking....maybe Uber there? Changing exhibits. Just about 15 minute…
Lisa
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks to inspire curiosity about, and enjoyment and understanding of, the visual arts…
7. The Getty
7. The Getty
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284 local reviews
1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 310-440-7300
Jamielle
Jamielle
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks to inspire curiosity about, and enjoyment and understanding of, the visual arts by collecting, conserving, ex…
Anne
Anne
Great views, free admission but fee for parking....maybe Uber there? Changing exhibits. Just about 15 minutes by car with no traffic. Fre…
Lisa
Lisa
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks to inspire curiosity about, and enjoyment and understanding of, the visual arts by collecting, conserving, ex…
8. Universal Studios
8. Universal Studios
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380 local reviews
Establishment
Jacquie
You know what this is!! Universal offers California residents a special deal - buy one day and get a year free…
Selia
Its Universal Studios, what more can I say, just go. Ask me to find cheaper secondary market one day admissio…
Jani
Go and see a real movie lot! Along with its multitude of riveting rides and worlds (favorites include Harry P…
8. Universal Studios
8. Universal Studios
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380 local reviews
Jacquie
Jacquie
You know what this is!! Universal offers California residents a special deal - buy one day and get a year free... check into it! Don't forge…
Selia
Selia
Its Universal Studios, what more can I say, just go. Ask me to find cheaper secondary market one day admission tickets (pay after entry)or …
Jani
Jani
Go and see a real movie lot! Along with its multitude of riveting rides and worlds (favorites include Harry Potter World where you must try…
9. Long Beach Museum of Art
9. Long Beach Museum of Art
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49 local reviews
2300 East Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach
Closed now
+1 562-439-2119
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Emily
This place has a *gorgeous* patio sitting atop the bluff. If you're here on the weekend, go for brunch! And if…
Laura
Enjoy the art of local artists. Admission is free on Thursday from 3-8 p.m. and all day on Friday's. E…
SEAN & TERESA
Marvelous generally quiet small museum with rotating exhibits. Claires Restaurant offers a dramatic view of th…
9. Long Beach Museum of Art
9. Long Beach Museum of Art
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49 local reviews
2300 East Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach
Closed now
+1 562-439-2119
Emily
Emily
This place has a *gorgeous* patio sitting atop the bluff. If you're here on the weekend, go for brunch! And if you're here on a Thursday, mu…
Laura
Laura
Enjoy the art of local artists. Admission is free on Thursday from 3-8 p.m. and all day on Friday's. Enjoy Claire's Thurs/ Fri for h…
SEAN & TERESA
SEAN & TERESA
Marvelous generally quiet small museum with rotating exhibits. Claires Restaurant offers a dramatic view of the bay, especially at sunset. F…
10. Hammer Museum
10. Hammer Museum
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39 local reviews
10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 310-443-7000
CafeBook storeFood
Ariel
Incredible rotating exhibits from modern art to classics - now FREE admission
Lisa
On Wilshire Blvd.! Free admission!
William
Fantastic Art Museum with Free admission. Weekly events as well, check out their schedule at hammer.ucla.edu
10. Hammer Museum
10. Hammer Museum
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39 local reviews
10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 310-443-7000
Ariel
Ariel
Incredible rotating exhibits from modern art to classics - now FREE admission
Lisa
Lisa
On Wilshire Blvd.! Free admission!
William
William
Fantastic Art Museum with Free admission. Weekly events as well, check out their schedule at hammer.ucla.edu
11. California Science Center
11. California Science Center
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59 local reviews
700 Exposition Park Dr, Los Angeles
Closed now
(323) 724-3623
MuseumMovie theaterEstablishment
Daniel
Admission's free to permanent exhibits at this kid-friendly spot, also boasting IMAX & the Endeavor.
Mic & Leeah
See the space shuttle, Endeavor, and the Imax movie about one of the missions to fix the Hubble telescope. Bot…
Ross
features hands-on interactive science exhibits, the Air and Space Gallery, and an IMAX movie theater (huge sc…
11. California Science Center
11. California Science Center
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59 local reviews
700 Exposition Park Dr, Los Angeles
Closed now
(323) 724-3623
Daniel
Daniel
Admission's free to permanent exhibits at this kid-friendly spot, also boasting IMAX & the Endeavor.
Mic & Leeah
Mic & Leeah
See the space shuttle, Endeavor, and the Imax movie about one of the missions to fix the Hubble telescope. Both fascinating. Don't miss it!
Ross
Ross
features hands-on interactive science exhibits, the Air and Space Gallery, and an IMAX movie theater (huge screen). Free admission to all e…
12. The Getty
12. The Getty
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70 local reviews
1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 310-440-7300
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Duane and Alice
Fabulous museum, architecture and gardens, and the best view of LA anywhere. Free admission (you just pay for …
Pamela
Amazing art collection and beautiful gardens and gift shop. Free admission. Parking fees but accessible by bus…
Chris and Julian
A world famous museum. Great restaurant inside. Free admission but parking reservation required. A lovely plac…
12. The Getty
12. The Getty
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70 local reviews
1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 310-440-7300
Duane and Alice
Duane and Alice
Fabulous museum, architecture and gardens, and the best view of LA anywhere. Free admission (you just pay for parking).
Pamela
Pamela
Amazing art collection and beautiful gardens and gift shop. Free admission. Parking fees but accessible by bus.
Chris and Julian
Chris and Julian
A world famous museum. Great restaurant inside. Free admission but parking reservation required. A lovely place to picnic with views of the …