Whether you’re a Tourist or a Townie, there’s always something different and fun to do in the Los Angeles area. But the cost of fun in the City of Angels can add up fast. Below is number 2 in a series of 25 things to do in Los Angeles that will cost $25 or less.
Are you in need of some good vibrations? Perhaps a visit to this unique venue will put a song in your heart and soothe your savage breast. The GRAMMY Museum in Downtown LA was created to celebrate all forms of music, the recording and creative processes, music technology and the history of the GRAMMY Awards. Good vibrations, indeed!
There’s plenty of room to dance in the 30,000 square feet and four floors of exhibits, interactive experiences, artifacts and films. And you probably won’t be able to help yourself. Go ahead. Have some fun with the music. That’s what it’s about.
If your soul needs inspiration, visit the Songwriters Hall of Fame where you can write a song in collaboration with a legendary songwriter at one the interactive songwriting kiosks. Learn how the harmony and dissonance of music shaped the pulse of American culture. You can tune up your musical knowledge with over a dozen exhibits dedicated to jazz, pop, R&B, rock, hip-hop, country and classical music. It will be hard to refrain from singing along.
In the 200-seat Clive Davis Theater on the second floor, the film “The Making of a GRAMMY Moment,” will take you backstage at the 50th Annual GRAMMY Celebration. The second floor also hosts the Special Exhibits Gallery which showcases unique, temporary exhibits on tour from other institutions. Visit the GRAMMY Museum website for the full measure of visitors’ information, current temporary exhibits, upcoming public programs and educational programs.
You can purchase general admission tickets at the GRAMMY Museum box office for $12.95 for adults or online through axs.com. If you buy them online, they’ll add a service fee of $5.50. Check the GRAMMY Museum website for upcoming public programs. Some of them cost less than $25.