Docent-led tours of the Museum's ground-breaking exhibitions
Exhibition tours require general admission. For groups of 10 or more, please see Custom Tours for more information. All tours are subject to docent availability.
Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940-1990
Learn more about this city's transformation into an internationally recognized destination. Your docent will share some of the highlights of this extensive exhibition, sharing interesting information and stories. Age recommendation for 14 and up.
Tours offered Sundays at 2:30 pm and Wednesdays at 10:30 am. Limited time exhibition, closes after March 14th 2014.
House & Home
Explore the architecture of everyday life and learn about different construction techniques, see some of America's most iconic homes, and revist home goods from yesterday and today. Your docent will share some of the highlights of this extensive exhibition, sharing interesting information and stories.
Tours offered Fridays at 2:30 pm and Saturdays at 10:45 am.
Palaces for the People: Guastavino and America's Great Public Spaces
Learn more about this unique vault structure and the many landmark buildings Guastavino tiles are utilized in. This 30 to 45 minute tour will provide an in-depth look at this little known style.
Tours offered Thursdays at 2:30 pm and Saurdays at 2:30 pm.
All tours are subject to docent availability. Please call 202.272.2448 to make sure a docent is available for a scheduled tour.