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Free Admission to health care workers and first responders at The Petersen Museum

Starting this Thursday, March 25th, 2021, The Petersen Automotive Museum will offer free admission to health care workers and first responders through the end of the calendar year. This coincides with their re-opening to the public. During the closure, the Petersen virtually launched three exhibits so this will be the first time the public can […]

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“Hollywood Dream Machines: Vehicles of Science Fiction and Fantasy” at The Petersen Museum Opens to the public May 5th

The upcoming exhibit at The Petersen highlights automobiles, costumes, props and original blueprints from classic and modern-day film series and video games such as “Transformers,” “Iron Man,” “Mad Max,” “Halo” and more! Features over 40 Hollywood vehicles This exhibit is produced in collaboration with Comic-Con Museum, with additional support provided by Audi and Microsoft. Key […]

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Event Recap: LEGO McLaren 720s Build Day at Petersen Automotive Museum

The following was written by WestsideMommy.com contributor Maria Aldana, who attended the event on behalf of Westside Mommy. She is owner of self-care product website, EarlGreyStyle.com, and children’s clothing brand The Sweet Potatoe. She attended this fun event with her son. With my son’s obsessions for cars and Legos, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity […]

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“P is for Petersen” Alphabet book about cars, enjoyable for kids and parents alike

Late last year, when we attended the special media preview for the Go Kart exhibit at The Petersen, “Sidewalk Speedsters”, we met children’s book author Glenn Oyoung. Glenn is the author of the book “C is for Car” and recently released the book, “P is for Petersen”, with illustrator Scott Park. We received a review […]

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“Sidewalk Speedsters: The Grown-Up World of Children’s Cars” at The Petersen Automotive Museum

Yesterday, December 16th, we attended a special media event to celebrate the opening day of “Sidewalk Speedsters: The Grown-Up World of Children’s Cars” at the Petersen Automotive Museum – presented by Lucas Oil. We always enjoy visiting the Petersen. This day in particular was especially fun because as part of the media event, it featured Actev Arrow “Smart-Karts” for the kids to […]

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Amazon Prime Video’s “Grand Tour” Takeover at The Petersen

The following post is by Charles Zucker, who attended the Amazon Video sponsored event at The Petersen on behalf of Westside Mommy. All opinions are his own. I attended The Grand Tour’s takeover of the Petersen Automotive Museum on November 12th. As a longtime fan of the BBC’s Top Gear and cars in general, I […]

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Car Seat Check on Cars.com

[The following post is sponsored by cars.com through U.S. Family Guide all opinions are my own.] When I found out I was pregnant in 2013, I knew I needed to upgrade my car. I was still driving my 1999 Honda Civic at the time, which was the very first car I purchased.  Buying a new car […]

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THE PETERSEN is the place to spoil Dad this Father’s Day

The Petersen Museum in Los Angeles is hosting a variety of family-friendly events and specials to celebrate Father’s Day! Rare Iconic Cars “Hoods Up” exhibit Visitors will get the rare chance to see the engines of some of the museum’s most iconic cars, including a 1948 Davis Divan, 2015 McLaren P1 and 1952 Ferrari Barchetta […]

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Cars 3 Trailer and Activity Sheets

Cars 3, from Disney•Pixar comes to theatres June 16th! Here is their latest trailer: Fun Facts About Cars 3 Lightning McQueen still sports the dynamic #95 with his signature lightning-bolt graphics. The design of those graphics is a hybrid of his look from 2006’s “Cars” and his look in 2011’s “Cars 2.” “Cars 3” gets dirty, […]

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Upcoming Kid-Friendly Events at the Automobile Driving Museum

Hot Wheels® Garage Hot Wheels® Garage at the Automobile Driving Museum is a fun-filled day for the whole family. It features life-size cars on display and numerous Hot Wheels® tracks and cars to race. There’s also face painter and balloon artist! The Automobile Driving Museum will also feature a special $2.00 kid’s sundae in the Ice Cream Station ice cream […]

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