Our Favorite Los Angeles Museums for Groups
As one of the country’s major hubs for arts and culture, it’s no surprise that Los Angeles offers no shortage of museums! From art and history exhibits that cover nearly every period to science museums for learners of all ages, your group will be spoiled for choice when exploring all that Los Angeles has to offer.
Not sure where to start? Keep reading to learn more about our clients’ favorite museums accessible by a Los Angeles charter bus rental—and call 310-667-6197 when you’re ready to book your ride to the exhibits!
Book a Charter Bus for Los Angeles Museum Tours
Whether you’re planning a school field trip to a science museum or checking out an art gallery with a sightseeing tour, a Los Angeles bus rental is the best way to keep a large group together, comfortable, and on schedule. Our network of bus rental options ranges from compact minibus shuttles for quick jaunts around town to full-sized charter bus rentals for long-distance road trips. So no matter how many people need a lift or where your LA museum itinerary takes you, your passengers will always have a group transportation service that fits your specific needs!
When you call Los Angeles Charter Bus Company at 310-667-6197 a member of our 24/7 team will be happy to take your relevant travel details—headcount, time of year traveling, desired amenities, etc.—and offer you a personalized bus rental pricing plan that suits your group best.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Address: 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Containing over 152,000 objects across five buildings, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is considered one of the largest art museums in the Western U.S. While your art lovers and history buffs can take in a wide range of styles and periods here—from modern augmented reality exhibits to displays showcasing 6,000 years of history—you’ll want to make a point to check out Urban Light, one of the most recognizable installations in LACMA. The dense arrangement of restored 1920s/1930s street lamps that once lined the sidewalks of multiple SoCal cities makes for a stunning backdrop for group photos!
LACMA group tickets are available upon request, offering crowds of 10 or more discounted admission and special accommodations as needed.
Charter bus tip: Your charter bus driver can pick up and drop off everyone in the designated loading zone at the museum’s main entrance, then park your motorcoach along Curson or Sixth Street if spaces are available.
The Museum of Contemporary Art
Address: MOCA Grand Avenue, 250 South Grand Ave, Los Angeles
Phone: (213) 626-6222
For nearly 4 decades, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) has prided itself on being the only artist-founded museum in Los Angeles. The institution includes a range of satellite galleries—including the Geffen Contemporary in Little Tokyo and The Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood—but most folks are only familiar with the main museum on Grand Avenue. Here, visitors can take in nearly 7,000 art pieces made after 1940. Traveling with fans of abstract expressionism? Seeing Jackson Pollock’s Number 1 or Rothko’s Red and Brown will surely be the highlight of their visit!
While admission to MOCA Grand Avenue is free, you must reserve your tickets in advance to ensure availability and special group perks like private, curated tours. MOCA does not offer designated bus parking on-site, so you’ll need to coordinate with your LA bus rental representative to reserve a spot in a nearby lot.
Charter bus tip: Backpacks, large bags, and outside food or drinks are not allowed in the museum. Don’t worry; your LA charter bus driver will be happy to look after any belongings you leave on your bus rental while you explore the exhibits.
The Getty Center
Address: 1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049
A fan favorite among out-of-town visitors, The Getty Center—or simply The Getty—offers visitors a chance to stretch their legs in beautiful gardens in addition to a second-to-none art collection. After your art lovers have enjoyed pieces from the likes of Claude Monet and Paul Cézanne, step outside and admire the buildings’ modern architecture and perfectly manicured green spaces. Or, if your group braves the venture to Malibu to check out the Getty Villa, you’ll be met with stunning Greek- and Roman-inspired sculpture gardens that are well worth the drive.
General admission to The Getty is free, but groups of 15 or more people are encouraged to reserve their Getty visit ahead of time to lock in a bus-friendly parking spot and coordinate a drop-off/pick-up location with museum staff.
Charter bus tip: Groups are always welcome to bring a picnic lunch and spread out on the public lawn to enjoy their meal! Be sure to book a bus rental in LA that offers undercarriage storage bays, so your coolers and brown-bag lunches don’t clutter up the aisleways of the cabin above.
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Address: 5801 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Looking for a unique destination for your ancient history buffs or science class? The iconic La Brea Tar Pits are the only active Ice Age excavation site on Earth—and they’re full of learning opportunities for all visitors. The on-site museum showcases some of the 3.5 million fossils pulled from the pits, including saber-toothed cats, mammoths, and even humans. If you’re lucky, your guests can also watch scientists as they excavate the active pits and analyze their findings!
Groups of 10 or more La Brea visitors can receive discounted admission and a custom private tour itinerary when booking their trip in advance. Or if you’d like to add a special flare to your next get-together, get in touch with the museum about hosting your own private event. La Brea Tar Pits Museum boasts five rentable venues—from the rooftop to the garden green, and some indoor options in between.
Charter bus tip: Ensure your La Brea Tar Pits event runs smoothly with a private shuttle service taking care of your guests’ transportation! That way, no one has to put miles on their personal vehicles, arrange carpools, or worry about finding a parking post during your gathering. A charter bus driver will be their DD all night long, so everyone will have a reliable ride home afterward.
Reserve Your Museum Bus Rental in Los Angeles Today
Now that you’ve narrowed down your itinerary and rounded up your visitors, all that’s left is to lock in your group’s transportation. That’s where Los Angeles Charter Bus Company can help! Our team has experience providing seamless transfers throughout LA and beyond, so booking a charter bus or minibus rental is a stress-free experience from beginning to end. Call 310-667-6197 for a free, no-obligation estimate and answers to your LA bus rental questions, and ease your museum-hopping travels in Los Angeles today.
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