A $12.95 value, FREE with your Go Los Angeles Card!
Love music? Don’t leave LA without visiting this attraction. It’s incredible array of artifacts, exhibits, films and more explore the people, songs and technology behind all major forms of music. Tip: Experience your own GRAMMY® moment in the Clive Davis Theater.
The GRAMMY Museum® brings you a “celebration of the power of music” in the heart of Los Angeles. This one-of-a-kind museum takes you into the world of musical accomplishment, broadening your understanding of the creative process, and showing how music in all forms seeks to express emotion. The GRAMMY Museum® is a 30,000 square-foot venue featuring more than two dozen interactive, permanent, and traveling exhibits that explore the greatest GRAMMY music, from rock and hip-hop to country, classical, Latin, R&B and jazz! This museum is a must for any music lover vacationing in L.A.
HoursMonday-Friday: 11:30 am-7:30 pm Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am-7:30 pm (Go Los Angeles Card valid until 5:30 pm daily)
ClosingsThanksgiving Day and Christmas Day
Address800 W. Olympic Blvd. Suite A245 Los Angeles, CA 90015
Driving DirectionsThe GRAMMY Museum® is located at 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, California (corner of Olympic Boulevard and Figueroa Street), on the campus of L.A. LIVE. The Museum entrance is located on Figueroa.
Public TransportationBy Metro: The GRAMMY Museum® is located at 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, California (corner of Olympic Boulevard and Figueroa Street), on the campus of L.A. LIVE. The Museum entrance is located on Figueroa.
Here’s a look at some of its highlights:
Songwriters Hall of Fame Gallery: Video highlights from the annual Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF) Awards & Induction Dinners, as well as information about the inductees and honorees, and more!
Enduring Traditions: Artifacts and imagery exploring American musical traditions, including vintage footage and interviews with the greats.
Artist Voices: The Creative World: Features a sit-down theater experience, letting you connect with artists and hear directly how they were influenced by musical history, as well as interactive kiosks that allow you to listen to songwriters describe their own creative processes.
Recording Art and Technology: Houses a wide array of Roland electronic instruments, and lets you participate in the music-making process.
Revolutions of Recorded Sound: Artifacts, interactive audio and historical imagery that takes you on “a journey of recorded sound, from the dusty cylinders of the 19th century to the surround sound of the present”.
In the Studio: Interactive touch-screen experiences and unique film footage that takes you inside the recording process with the professionals.
The Making of a GRAMMY Moment: Sitting inside the 200-seat Clive Davis Theater, watch a film that takes you backstage at the 50th Annual GRAMMY Celebration!
The GRAMMY Museum® also prominently features and pays homage to artists John Lennon, Barbra Streisand, Roy Orbison, and Bob Marley through focused and insightful special exhibits. A trip to this museum will leave you with a greater appreciation for the music-making process, and the talent, effort and precision that come together for the making of award-winning music.