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Cool things we saw at The Petersen’s “Hollywood Dream Machines” Exhibit

On Saturday, my family and I were guests of The Petersen Automotive Museum to check out their new “Hollywood Dream Machines: Vehicles of Science Fiction and Fantasy” Exhibit. As a kid, my sister and I were big fans of the 80s TV show, “Knight Rider”, so it was really cool to see “Kit” in-person. All […]

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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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“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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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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Check out the new Disney/Pixar Cars Mechanical Institute at the redesigned Petersen Automotive Museum

The Petersen Automotive Museum re-opened it’s doors to the public December 7th, 2015 after a 14-month wait. The $90 million renovation makes it’s mark on “Museum Row” with it’s ribbon-like steel and aluminum exoskeleton. Petersen Automotive Museum‘s interior is also indistinguishable from its former self with the introduction of several new exhibits, including a brand-new, […]

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