Our Mission

The mission of the Los Angeles Museum of Geography is to tell the story of Los Angeles, past and present, through innovative exhibits that connect the issues our region and its people have faced to the global challenges of the 21st century.


As an organization, we are committed to designing exhibits that

  • are both educational and entertaining

  • are rigorously researched and illustrated with maps and primary source materials

  • challenge visitors to understand multiple perspectives

  • connect the past to the present and the local to the global