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Other Things to Do in LA

If you're visiting from out of town, don't miss out on these other events and places of interest in the area.

The Iliad Bookshop

One of the largest used bookstores in the LA area specializing in Literature and the Arts. 

https://www.iliadbooks.com


Griffith Observatory

Southern California’s gateway to the cosmos! Admission to the building and the grounds is free.

http://griffithobservatory.org


The Last Bookstore

California’s largest used and new book and record store, located in downtown LA.

http://lastbookstorela.com


The Bradbury Building

An architectural landmark used in countless films and television shows, including Ridley Scott’s BLADE RUNNER, an adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” Open to the public.

Two blocks from The Last Bookstore.
https://www.laconservancy.org/locations/bradbury-building


LA Zoo

The Los Angeles Zoo creates an environment for recreation and discovery and inspires an appreciation of wildlife through exhibitry and education.

https://www.lazoo.org


Museums

Los Angeles has many wonderful museums. Here are just a few for you to explore!


Autry Museum of the American West

Discover the art, history, and cultures of the American West. Located in beautiful Griffith Park, the Autry features world-class galleries filled with Native American art and cultural materials, film memorabilia, historic firearms, paintings, and more. 

https://theautry.org


The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center in Los Angeles houses European paintings, drawings, sculpture, illuminated manuscripts, decorative arts, and photography from its beginnings to the present, gathered internationally.

http://www.getty.edu/museum/


LACMA

Los Angeles County Museum of Art is devoted to collecting works of art that span both history and geography, mirroring Los Angeles’s rich cultural heritage and uniquely diverse population. 

http://www.lacma.org


LA Metro

Prefer to travel by rail in LA during your visit and avoid parking?

Metro cards cost $2 and most one-way trips are $1.75. 

The Red Line can take you south to Hollywood Blvd, location of the Walk of Fame, Madame Tussauds, The Chinese Theatre, Disney’s El Capitan Theatre, and within walking distance of Sunset Blvd and its various sites of interest, including Amoeba Music. 

Use the Metro Trip Planner to find the best route for you:
http://socaltransport.org/tm_pub_start.php