Hammer Museum

Currently Open [Closes at 08:00 pm]
  • Address: 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024, United States
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  • Timings: 11:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-3104437000
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art Museums, Family And Kids, Exhibition

Even though Los Angeles is known for its glamorous side, the lesser known side of LA is the one that has embraced history and its roots whole heartedly. Hammer Museum is a perfect example of that. It is a museum which supports the realm of edgy contemporary art and through the medium of its permanent and temporary exhibitions, gives people a chance to explore an art that is so beautiful. It is indeed one of the best places to understand this intricate art. There are various single artists and collections that will stay in your memory forever.

  • All the public galleries of the museum are accessible to wheelchair users.
  • Outside food and drinks are not allowed within the museum.

  • Entry is free.

  • Nearby bus stop: Wilshire Boulevard & Glendon Avenue (by bus - 20, Commuter Express 534, Commuter Express 573)
  • Nearby bus stop: Westwood NB & Lindbrook NS (by bus - 1,2,6, 6R,8,12,18,234, 734, 788, R12) 

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  • Hammer Museum Address: 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024, United States
  • Hammer Museum Contact Number: +1-3104437000
  • Hammer Museum Timing: 11:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Hammer Museum Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Hammer Museum(preferred time): 12:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Hammer Museum: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 0.55% of people who visit Los Angeles include Hammer Museum in their plan

  • 80% of people start their Hammer Museum visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Hammer Museum

Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Hammer Museum

People normally club together Topanga State Park and American Girl Place while planning their visit to Hammer Museum.

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  • A gem if you like modern art such as postmodern. Some of the installations use audio visuals and some are interactive. The highlight for me was the staff. They were exceptionally helpful, eager to guide and inform. Most seemed young, possibly UCLA students, and their enthusiasm made the experience that much more rewarding. Location is great, too, as it is in the midst of restaurants and crossroads and easily walkable from UCLA and other areas.

  • A lot of fun activities for the kids. Went on a field trip with my 10 year old during an event and it was just awesome, this place is rather small but I guess it depends if your going during an event that has fun activities. Have no idea if there's parking but there are buses so yeah, overall it was nice...

  • Great place to spend a day and enjoy the art of different artists in one place. Staff are really nice and in general it’s a great experience. Park in the flat rate parking and enjoy the area after the museum. The street parking is limited to 2 hours and it’ll be more expensive. There are some good cafes in the neighborhood 😊 I liked this kettle by the way!

  • The whole ambiente at the Hammer was superb. The courtyard, the use of plants, colors, lights, and space all contribute to a relaxed, happy atmosphere. The Made in LA exhibition concept is a wonderful way to support the arts. Supporting the arts is a wonderful way to illuminate our society and to encourage higher, deeper, continued thinking about our world. It's beauty. It's shortcomings.

  • I wanted to like it more but frankly some of the exhibits were in my opinion kind of lame. There has to be an objective standard no matter how individualist art needs to be. I also realize that it is without charge and that the purpose is in part to give new artists a start. Viewed in that light it is enjoyable. Building was a little difficult to figure out but quite interesting too.

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