Best Museums in California

Below is the list of Best Museums in California. The number one museum is Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey. The next few museums in the top 5 are Balboa Park in San Diego, Alcatraz Island in San Francisco, Getty Center in and Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. Worth mentioning are Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Handmade Galleries, and 3 others. For more museums in California see the city links below including San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento and Anaheim.

Top 10 Museums in California

  1. Monterey Bay Aquarium
    886 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-1085
     • 831-648-4800

  2. Balboa Park
    1549 El Prasdo, San Diego, CA
     • 619-239-0512

  3. Alcatraz Island
    Pier 41, San Francisco, CA 94133
     • 415-981-7625

  4. Getty Center
    1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA90049-1687
     • 310-/-440-7300

  5. Asian Art Museum
    200 Larkin Street,San Francisco, CA 94102-4734
     • 415-581-3500

  6. Griffith Observatory
    2800 Observatory Rd , Los Angeles, CA 90027-1255
     • 323-664-2255

  7. Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits
    5801 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
     • 213-763-3218

  8. Exploratorium
    3601 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA, 94123
     • 415-/-EXP-LORE-[397-5673]

  9. Museum of Tolerance
    9786 West Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035
     • 310-553-8403

  10. R-23 Japanese Cuisine and Art Gallery
    923 E 2nd St Ste 109, Los Angeles, CA 90012
     • 213-687-7178

Honorable Mentions for Museums in California

  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art
    5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
     • 213-857-6000

  • Handmade Galleries
    14556 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403-3771
     • 818-382-3444

  • Santa Monica Pier
    Colorado St & Pacific Coast Hwy, Santa Monica, CA 90401
     • 310-260-8744

  • Cabrillo National Monument
    1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive, San Diego, CA 92106
     • 619-222-4747

  • Autry National Center
    4700 Western Heritage Wy, Los Angeles, CA 90027
     • 323-667-2000

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