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Los Angeles Tourist Accessibility: West L.A.

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Museum Row on the Miracle Mile

Parking lot at The Petersen auto museum. The Petersen  has exhibits in their garage, as well as inside the building. [Photo Credit: LAtourist.com] Handicapped Parking at The Petersen Auto Museum

The Petersen Auto Museum - the museum is wheelchair accessible, and wheelchairs are available for visitors who need them. Disabled parking is available. 323-930-CARS (2277)

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) - If you are physically challenged or accompanying a guest who is physically challenged, an elevator is located immediately inside the Wilshire Boulevard entrance of LACMA East. Through the Art for All Programs, LACMA can provide auxiliary aids and services, including wheelchairs, assistive listening devices, and text versions of audio guide information for seniors, adults, and children with disabilities. (Details: 323-857-6000) (LACMA Home Page)

Wheelchairs at La Brea Tar Pits Museum (formerly called Page Museum). [Photo Credit: LAtourist.com] Wheelchairs at La Brea Tar Pits Museum

La Brea Tarpits and Museum - all exhibits and theaters within the Museum building are accessible for wheelchairs. Wheelchairs may enter through the Main Entrance, located on the South side of the building; follow the suggested route through the pedestrian gate adjacent to the handicapped spaces in the parking lot. It is a long walk from the parking lot to the lobby. Wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first-served basis and can be checked out at the Main Entrance by depositing a driver's license or other form of valid identification. (323) 857-6300


Farmers Market / The Grove

The Trolley that connects Farmers Market with The Grove has a wheelchair ramp that extends as needed. [Photo Credit: LAtourist.com] Trolley at Farmers Market

The Grove - The Grove is accessible from the parking lot and from Farmers Market. All stores and kiosks within The Grove are accessible. Most of the common area is flat or accessible via ramps. The signature pond and fountain has a path that requires no steps. Every year The Grove has a large Christmas tree that is surrounded by wood chips that prevent wheelchairs from getting too close. The Grove Concierge can assist with wheelchairs. Farmers Market and The Grove are separated by a narrow alleyway that is flat -- no bumps, curbs or ramps. Phone: 323-900-8080. (The Grove Information)

Trolley between The Grove and Farmers Market - The trolley that connects Farmers market with The Grove is wheelchair accessible. There is a ramp that slides out, and then the trolley leans over a little to allow the ramp to touch the ground and provide access to an open area on the lower level. The trolley is subject to seasonal schedules, and it is more for novelty than for transportation. It moves slowly and stops for several minutes at each end, and also in the middle. Nevertheless, it is a popular feature at The Grove and Farmers Market, so the line is occasionally backed up.

Farmers Market - All shops and common areas are accessible, and wheelchairs are available for use. Farmers Market and The Grove are separated by a narrow alleyway that is flat -- no bumps, curbs or ramps. (Farmers Market Information)


Beverly Hills

Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills is a city street, offering all of the standard accessibility features like ramped curbs and audible crosswalk controls. The main tourist attraction here is Two Rodeo shopping plaza. It is accessible from the northern entrance at Rodeo Drive and Dayton Way (the Wilshire Boulevard entrance requires stairs). That's where you will find the iconic street sign marking the intersection of Via Rodeo and Rodeo Drive. The parking lot is nearby on Dayton Way, and valet parking is available (free 10AM to 6PM, fee applies after 6PM).
(Rodeo Drive Information)


West L.A.

Getty Center - museum in Sepulveda Pass. Access information, tips and contacts. Telephone: 310-440-7300; TTY: 310-440-7305.

Hammer Museum at UCLA - accessibility information about wheelchairs, hearing aids and shuttle drop-off at the museum. For additional information, write or call (310) 209-7912.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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