Who owns the Petersen car museum?

Who owns the Petersen car museum?

the Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation
About the Museum Founded in 1994 by magazine publisher Robert E. Petersen and his wife Margie, the Petersen Automotive Museum is owned and operated by the Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation and seeks to explore and present the history of the automobile.

Did James Hetfield give his cars away?

METALLICA’s JAMES HETFIELD Says ‘It’s A Huge Honor’ Having His Cars Displayed At Petersen Automotive Museum. In 2019, METALLICA frontman James Hetfield donated his car collection to the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles.

Does counts kustoms have a car in the Petersen Museum?

Does counts kustoms have a car in the Petersen Museum? The museum has over 100 vehicles on display in its 25 galleries. The remaining half is kept in a vault on the building’s basement level.

How many cars does Petersen museum have?

With 150 cars on display at any time, the museum hides a reservoir of more than 300 cars to slot into exhibitions as needed.

Why did James Hetfield donate his car collection?

Speaking to MotorTrend about his decision to donate the cars, Hetfield said: “I had a vision of not having to take care of these cars anymore because at some point… when I have these cars, at some point they have me. It takes a lot of time and effort to keep these things up and running, and in good condition.

What does Hetfield drive?

1932 Ford Roadster ‘Blackjack’ Hetfield has a Ford tattoo on his right biceps, which in anatomical terms is pretty close to his heart… but not as close as this all-American hot rod is.

How much is the Petersen museum collection worth?

Founded on June 11, 1994, by magazine publisher Robert E. Petersen and his wife Margie, the $40-million Petersen Automotive Museum is owned and operated by the Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation.

How many cars are in the Petersen Car museum?

How many cars are there in the Petersen Museum?

A world-class collection. With 150 cars on display at any time, the museum hides a reservoir of more than 300 cars to slot into exhibitions as needed.

How much is a ticket to the Petersen Automotive Museum?

USD12 – USD17 â‹… petersen.orgPetersen Automotive Museum / Tickets