Annual Membership Information

Membership is the best way to explore the best the Petersen has to offer.  All members receive the following benefits, plus specific benefits depending on your membership level!

  • Unlimited standard admission to the museum for the number of people specified with your membership level
  • 10% off food at Drago Ristorante
  • 10% discount in the museum store
  • Member Early Access: Monthly in-gallery viewings prior to the museum opening to the public
  • Free admission to partner museums detailed at
  • Discounts or complimentary access to dozens of events per year, such as receptions, movie nights, members-only seminars, after-hours programs, and other special ticketed events
  • Member preview times for select new gallery exhibitions.
  • Member Birthday Gift: $5 general admission guest tickets for up to 2 additional guests for your birthday so you can bring additional friends and family to the Petersen
  • $2 off parking during museum hours and museum events
  • Forza Motorsport Benefits: New Members receive 500,000 in-game credits delivered through Microsoft's in-game messaging system. All members receive invitations to exclusive Forza related events with Microsoft developers, artists and more!


    Checkered Flag 200 membership is the perfect place to enter higher level museum giving. Benefits include all of the above, plus:

    • Additional 10% off in the museum store (total 20% off)
    • 10% off 6060 Gift Memberships
    • 10% off weekday private event bookings
    • 10% off Group Tours and VIP Experiences
    • 12 museum general admission guest passes
    • Access to monthly Checkered Flag events, including garage tours, away trips and more
    • Discounts at off-site events, such as concours events and auction registration.
    • FREE parking every time you visit the museum.

    Monthly Membership Options

    Monthly membership subscriptions are the budget-friendly way to experience the Petersen. Monthly members can take advantage of same great benefits as our annual members with payments spread out over the year. You will be able to support the Petersen in a way that fits your lifestyle, starting at the price of a cup of coffee. For more information on monthly memberships, click here

    Annual Auto Renewal

    Save 5% each year by signing up for annual auto-renewal. You'll be grandfathered into our current rate for as long as you keep a credit card on file with the museum and maintain your active membership status. For more information on auto-renewal, contact the Membership office at 323-964-6366 or [email protected] By signing up for our annual auto-renewal, you agree to let the Petersen charge your credit card automatically every year until you cancel your membership.


    Current Auto Club members save big on select levels of membership!  Use your Discounts and Rewards benefits to save:

    $10 off Individual or Dual Membership. Use code AAAIndiv-Dual at checkout! 
    $20 off Family+ or Club Membership Use code AAAClubFam at checkout!
    $40 off Executive Membership. Use code AAAExec at checkout!

    After purchase, Petersen staff will reach out to confirm active Auto Club membership. Auto Club discount cannot be applied to monthly memberships or annual auto-renewal