Museum Companion to Los Angeles

 

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NEW BOOK REVEALS:  LOS ANGELES HAS MORE MUSEUMS

THAN ANY OTHER CITY IN THE WORLD

 

If thinking about museums and historical hot spots brings to mind Washington, D.C. and its Smithsonian or Paris and the Louvre, get ready for an amendment. According to the newly published Museum Companion to Los Angeles, the city that boasts the most museums in the world is none other than Tinsel Town. This comprehensive, easy-to-use and intriguing guide is available to assist the city’s 11 million residents and 25 million annual visitors discover and explore nearly 300 museums, historic houses, libraries with special collections, botanical gardens and zoos in Los Angeles.

 

The book’s well-designed pages and clear, concise summaries of the special sites are intriguing, whether in search of traditional art museums, historical sites, whimsical collections of all kinds or movie memorabilia. All entries include the essential information of addresses, phone numbers, Web sites, hours, directions, admission prices and handicapped access. Detailed maps, floor and garden plans and 800 photos give readers a clear sense of what to expect from each location.

The book includes world-famous and hidden cultural treasures, many of them listed nowhere else. Perhaps most appealing to travelers and residents alike is the excellent organization of Museum Companion to Los Angeles. Its table of contents, complete index and geographically sorted listings make the book a winner from the get-go.

 

Author Borislav Stanic was inspired to write Museum Companion to Los Angeles when he visited the city and discovered that, surprisingly, no museum guidebook on Los Angeles existed. Stanic’s special interest in museums reflects his background in art history and photography. Stanic is the award-winning author whose previous work includes critically acclaimed book, Los Angeles Attractions.

 

The book is available at your favorite bookstore, museum store, or direct from the publisher (www.museonbooks.com).

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MUSEUM COMPANION TO LOS ANGELES

A Guide to Museums, Historic Houses, Libraries, Special Collections, Botanical Gardens and Zoos in Los Angeles County

by Borislav Stanic

ISBN:  978-1-889224-03-9

287 pages, 5” x 9”, paperbound

800 color photos; maps; floor and garden plans; index

Price: $24.95

 

 

 

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