Petersen Automotive Museum Launches Virtual Tour [VIDEO]

Many people all over the country right now are staying home in an effort to keep themselves and others safe from COVID-19. One of the many unfortunate side effects is that tons of places that we like to visit are currently closed for the public.

The Petersen Automotive Museum in downtown Los Angeles is just one of those places. I’ve been there many times before to either attend events, or just bring family and friends. So, to go this long without visiting has been a bit of a bummer.

The Petersen Automotive Museum launches virtual tour on YouTube

To make things feel a little better, The Petersen has launched a virtual tour in the form of a two-hour video which explores the entire museum and even the vault which houses some of the most rare cars in their collection.

The video is live right now so anyone can tune in and relax for two hours while going through five different exhibits and the vaults for viewing enjoyment.

If you want to start watching now, just scroll below! For more information about the virtual tour and information about donating to The Petersen Museum check out the press release below the video.

I should also say that while I think it is pretty awesome that The Petersen Museum created this virtual tour, I still very much recommend checking out the museum in person once it’s safe to do so.

Hopefully that will be soon!

The Petersen Automotive Museum Virtual Tour Video

Press Release

The Petersen Automotive Museum just released their first-ever, full museum, and vault tour virtually to the public today as part of Giving Tuesday! The 2+ hour tour will walk through almost all of the museum’s vehicles and covers the 3 newest exhibits, Supercars, Redefining Performance (Porsche), and Extreme Conditions. Would you be interested in featuring?

Supercars showcases the most iconic supercars of the past century will be gathered in one place at one time for this exhibit. Notable vehicles on display include several all-time favorites: a 1991 Ferrari F40, 1984 Ferrari 288 GTO, 1998 McLaren F1 LM, and more.

Redefining Performance highlights vehicles such as the 1951 Porsche 356SL Gmünd Coupe, the 1979 Porsche 935 Kremer K3, and a 2016 Porsche 911 RSR.

Extreme Conditions includes 11 custom competition, recreational, and utilitarian off-roading vehicles. Vehicles on display include the “Desert Flyer,” a 1989 Porsche 964 raced in the Mexican 1000, and “Goldirocks,” a rock crawler Jeep raced by the late Jessi Combs, and a 2020 Land Rover Defender Trek vehicle.

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