FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.

Top 5: Free Museums in Los Angeles

by Katie Skrzek

Jun 19, 2016

Getty Center, Los Angeles, California © Porbital | Dreamstime

North America

Los Angeles has no shortage of unique museums. If you’re on a budget in the City of Angels, check out one of the spots for a dose of culture at no cost.

 

A photo posted by The Broad (@thebroadmuseum) on

 

The Broad

Opened in September 2015, The Broad is a contemporary art museum. The collection contains more than 2,000 works from celebrated artists including Cindy Sherman, Andy Warhol and Jeff Koons. Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirrored Room installment is a highlight.

 

A photo posted by Barbara Amato (@barbaramamato) on

 

California Science Center

Ideal for families, the California Science Center offers hands-on experiences within its galleries. The permanent collection includes items concerning human innovations and the processes of living things. Visiting special exhibits or IMAX come at a fee.

 

A photo posted by K R I S T I N A (@kbing) on

 

California African American Museum

The California African American Museum educates the public on the cultural heritage and history of African Americans, with a special focus on California and the western United States. The 44,000-square-foot facility boasts three exhibition galleries, a theater, courtyard, conference center and library.

 

 

The Getty Center

Part of the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Center in Los Angeles offers breathtaking views of the city. The collection includes European drawings, paintings, sculpture, manuscripts, decorative arts and photography. The Getty Center is closed on Mondays.

 

A photo posted by Susy Gallegos (@ms.gallegos) on

 

Griffith Observatory

Located high above the city in Griffith Park, the Griffith Observatory is home to permanent exhibits and a planetarium. With stunning Art Deco design, the building has been featured on multiple films and television shows. The museum hosts special events and activities often.

 

In addition to these great options, check out the website for Free Museum Day to see when other museums offer free days monthly or weekly.

 

#TrazeeTravel

Insta Feed
Trends / History
May 27, 2020

New Themed Suite Celebrates Women’s Right to Vote

A new themed suite at Hamilton Hotel Washington, D.C., celebrates women’s right to vote. The new signature suite is available now and is a collaboration with the Freedom Forum’s Newseum. The one-bedroom suite on the hotel’s 12th floor also received influence from Samantha Barry, editor in chief, Glamour, who helped curate the space’s decor.

Pack Your Bags, You’re Going to Tokyo!

All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.

Tips / Destination
May 27, 2020

Best Beaches in The Gambia

West Africa is home to some great beaches and The Gambia is no exception.

Products / Beauty
May 27, 2020

Kosas Makeup to Benefit Your Skin

Kosas offers makeup with skincare benefits in mind. Founded in 2015, the Los Angeles-based brand focuses on color cosmetics made with beneficial skincare ingredients.

Pack Your Bags, You’re Going to Tokyo!

All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.

Tips / Travel
May 26, 2020

Get Through Airport Security Faster with CLEAR

Getting through airport security can be a nightmare in and of itself, adding extra hours to your trip that could better be spent in any number of more enjoyable activities. Programs like Global Entry and TSA PreCheck are helping to make the process a little more bearable, but a new program, CLEAR, is quickly emerging as an up-and-coming way to make things even easier.