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Petersen Automotive Museum Set To Reopen Soon

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At long last, we can make our pilgrimage to this hallowed car museum.

During the coronavirus shutdowns, we gearheads have seen races, shows, and other events canceled right and left. Even car museums shuttered their doors. Thankfully, many of these fine facilities from around the world have been sharing online videos and more to keep us entertained and informed while we’ve been cooped up as well. Now things are loosening up and we’re seeing more of these facilities reopening, including Petersen Automotive Museum.

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That’s right, starting on Friday, June 19, 2020 the car museum located in Los Angeles, California will open its doors to the public for the first time in months. As you probably already suspect, this reopening will come with social distancing and other measures designed to slow the spread of COVID-19

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Take The Virtual Petersen Automotive Museum Pre-War Vault Tour

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This is a nice way to walk through automotive history from home.

Thanks to the coronavirus scare and subsequent social distancing measures, gearheads have seen many events and venues cancelled throughout the world. Plenty of places are still closed down, including the Petersen Automotive Museum, which has been a fantastic job of releasing interesting videos regularly. This time we get to go on yet another partial tour of the Vault, only we’re seeing pre-war cars like Bugattis.

In case you don’t know, the Petersen Automotive Museum started off as a department store which went out of business. The underground parking levels have been converted into a storage area for cars not on display inside the museum at that time. Before the whole coronavirus thing, you could pay a pretty hefty sum to go through the Vault on a guided

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