Sure, riding Metro saves you from the stress of traffic, reduces your environmental impact and lowers your monthly transportation costs – but did you know it also entitles you to a bunch of great deals around L.A.? That’s what Destination Discounts is all about – and The Source is here to make sure you don’t miss out. Every week we’ll highlight our favorite deals from Metro’s local partners – destinations, sporting events, concerts, museums, theme parks, shops and more – and provide all the info you need to take advantage of these offers.
Save $1 on screenings at the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival
LALIFF will present feature films, documentaries, shorts and special screenings, with opportunities for public interaction with filmmakers in Q and A sessions, workshops, panels and lectures.
Dates: August 19-25
Discount: $1 off screenings.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the box office.
Where: Mann Chinese 6 Cinemas, 6925 Hollywood Blvd. (and other nearby Hollywood theaters, click here for the complete list)
Nearby Metro Rail: Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Hollywood/Highland (212/312, 222, 217, 780, 156/656)
$3 off Adult Admission to The GRAMMY Museum
This one-of-a-kind, 21st-century Museum explores and celebrates all forms of music, the creative process, the art and technology of the recording process, and the history of the GRAMMY Award.
Discount: $3 off any adult admission
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro rail ticket or TAP card at the GRAMMY Museum Box Office.
Where: 800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Nearby Rail: Blue Line Pico Station, Red/Purple Line 7th Street Metro Center Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Figueroa/Pico (81, 442, 445, 460, 701, 721, Silver Line), Olympic/Figueroa (28, 728)
Save $2 at Mummies of the World
The largest traveling exhibition ever assembled of mummies and related artifacts, Mummies of the World features 150 real human and animal mummies and objects from South America, Europe, Asia, Oceania and Egypt in a collection that has never before been seen.
Discount: $2 off adult admission
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro rail ticket or TAP card at the box office or buy tickets online at californiasciencecenter.org and use promotional code “MUMMIES” to save $2 on adult admission.
Where: California Science Center, 700 Exposition Park Dr.
Nearby Metro Rail: Blue Line Grand Station (1.9 miles away, transfer to Metro Line 40, 42 0r 81)
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Martin Luther King Jr/Hoover (40, 42); Martin Luther King Jr/Figueroa (81, 200); Martin Luther King Jr/Vermont (204, 740, 754); Figueroa/Exposition (1o2, 442, 445, Silver Line)
Dining (check out our Dining Map for a full list of deals)
The Restaurant at The Standard, Downtown LA
Open 24/7 and located within blocks of entertainment destinations and the Metro 7th St/Metro Center Station, The Restaurant at The Standard, Downtown LA is a perfect pre or post-performance dining venue. Choose to eat on the terrace or in the diner, which offers a throwback to 1950’s glamour. Specialties include the eggsadilla with guacamole, jack cheese and pico de gallo; chicken and waffles; and homemade spaghetti pepperoncino with rock shrimp, sweet corn and spicy garlic olive oil.
Discount: 10% off entire meal
Restrictions: Excludes alcoholic beverages.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card to your server.
Where: 550 S. Flower St.
Nearby Rail: Red/Purple/Blue Line 7th Street Metro Center Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Flower/5th (16/316, 18, 53, 55/202/355, 60, 62, 439, 442, 445, 450, 460, Silver Line)