The Echo is a great and classic venue on Sunset that's never too crowded but never empty either. It's not the most glamorous place, but it's an excellent place to catch bands on the verge of blowing up.
Government Building in Pasadena, CA, United States
One of the best tours in the country if you are remotely interested in space exploration. The normal tour lasts approximately 2.5 hours but if you are lucky and able to attend during an open house event you can see much more than the normal tour allows.
One of only four locations to receive a retired space shuttle, the CSC also contains many other historic air and spacecraft. Admission to the museum is free but premium exhibits usually cost a few dollars.
The Hammer Museum is an arts institution that presents exhibitions on art, architecture, and design. The museum is a great place to attend a lecture or a live music performance and admission is waived every Thursday.
Performing Arts Venue in Los Angeles, CA, United States
The Magic Castle is a performance venue, restaurant, and private club. The only way to get in is to be a member or to be invited by a member, if you are lucky enough to get invited remember the dress code is strictly enforced.