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Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024-4343
+1 310-443-7000
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For Contemporary Art - the Best!

We thoroughly enjoyed the contemporary art on display at the Hammer Museum. From the delightful... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2016
Denver, Colorado
Nice, helpful, great getaway...

Only a few blocks from the 405. Park underneath for $3, the museum is free, just check-in. Take... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2016
Corona del Mar, California
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Located in the Westwood Village neighborhood of Los Angeles, the Hammer Museum presents exhibitions of contemporary and historical work in all media of the visual arts plus a full roster of free public programs including film screenings, performances, lectures, readings, and panel discussions on current social issues. Admission to the museum is free.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024-4343
+1 310-443-7000
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed the contemporary art on display at the Hammer Museum. From the delightful "whirligig" chairs in the courtyard to the fantastical murals in the entrance, the visit was both delightful and challenging (especially for those persons who aren't sure modern art is their...More

Thank msirani
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Only a few blocks from the 405. Park underneath for $3, the museum is free, just check-in. Take elevator to 3rd floor, walk exhibits, then down to 2nd floor. This floor has a cafe and a few more exhibits. Then to the first for entry...More

Thank JeffBransford
Reviewed 13 March 2016

We happened to be in the Wilshire District and on an impulse we went to the Hammer Museum. It is amazing that one person accumulated such fantastic art and is willing to share it with the public. Parking in the area is extremely bad, but...More

Thank rjhaardvark
Reviewed 3 March 2016

The Hammer Museum was a pleasant surprise. It doesn't get the hype it deserves. If you can, include it in your museum travels while in LA.

Thank mrappe
Reviewed 17 February 2016

If you are in the area and enjoy visiting smaller art museums then I suggest you pop into the Hammer. They have contemporary art exhibitions as well as a small collection of European and US paintings. I loved the wall art exhibition by Kenny Scharf...More

Thank Alison P
Reviewed 3 February 2016

A great collection of fine art and very diverse. Certainly worth a trip. But be sure to visit Westwood Memorial Park across the street located between the skyscrapers to see the graves of famous celebrities including Marilyn Monroe.

Thank moongirl
Reviewed 23 January 2016

If you really hate contemporary art, don't expect to enjoy the Hammer. But if you're open-minded, this free museum is worth a visit. I liked passing through the courtyard and outside walkways between exhibits (made my attention last a little bit longer) and shop had...More

Thank Jenny_in_Palo_Alto
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

I visit one of my my alma maters (UCLA) once in a while and make it a point to stop in at the Hammer Museum which was just being conceived when I was a student at UCLA and its main benefactor was still alive. I...More

Thank MGN777
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

The museum is nice and conveniently located. However some of the art exhibits were kind of weird and so I didn't really appreciate it that much.

Thank ss-hao
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Armand Hammer was a collector of beautiful art, but there were only two rooms displaying the works he had collected. Much of the museum's offerings were, in my opinion, not fine art, but works by angry young men and women, making social comments. If I...More

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